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Dymon rover to fly on Peregrine lunar lander

Submit on Monday, October 14th, 2019 22:59

Dymon announced the signing of a joint agreement with Astrobotic to send the first Japanese lunar rover onboard the Peregrine lunar lander to the Moon in 2021.

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LeoLabs unveils New Zealand radar

Submit on Monday, October 14th, 2019 22:58

LeoLabs, Inc. announced it had launched its Kiwi Space Radar (KSR). As the first commercial radar to track objects in LEO as small as 2 centimeters, the KSR sets a new standard for tracking the full range of threats to satellites from orbital debris, the company said.

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STSS demo satellites complete 10 years in orbit

Submit on Monday, October 14th, 2019 22:57

The Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) satellites built by Northrop Grumman Corporation for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have far surpassed their four-year on-orbit design life, completing a tenth year of space operations.

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Shipping container for Spacebus NEO satellites delivered

Submit on Monday, October 14th, 2019 22:56

Thales Alenia Space announced the arrival of the first shipping container designed for the new family of communications satellites based on the Spacebus NEO platform.

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ICON finally air-launched on Pegasus

Submit on Sunday, October 13th, 2019 22:59

Rocket: Pegasus XL; Payload: Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON); Date: 11 October 2019, 0031 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The satellite was placed into a 597 km x 602 km x 27.0 degrees orbit.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop novel rocket engine technology

Submit on Sunday, October 13th, 2019 22:58

Aerojet Rocketdyne has entered into a Space Act Agreement with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to design and manufacture a lightweight rocket engine thrust chamber assembly using innovative additive manufacturing processes and materials.

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