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Firefly Space Systems promises clean launches for small satellites

September 4th, 2014 by

Firefly Space Systems announced that it has joined the Autodesk Cleantech Partner Program, which will allow the company to begin designing and advancing the next-generation of cleaner burning rockets.

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Airbus DS to build EchoStar 105/SES-11

September 4th, 2014 by

Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation–a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corp.–and SES S.A. to build a satellite called EchoStar 105/SES-11, a Eurostar E3000 satellite operating two payloads in Ku and C bands.

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International Global Precipitation Measurement mission data goes public

September 4th, 2014 by

The most accurate and comprehensive collection of rain, snowfall and other types of precipitation data ever assembled now is available to the public. This new resource for climate studies, weather forecasting, and other applications is based on observations by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint mission of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), with contributions from a constellation of international partner satellites.

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