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Archive for November 19th, 2015

United Launch Alliance reveals CubeSat launch programme

November 19th, 2015 by

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced it is launching a new programme offering U.S. universities the chance to compete for free CubeSat rides on future launches.

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FLEX mission to be next ESA Earth Explorer

November 19th, 2015 by

ESA’s Member States have selected FLEX as the eighth Earth Explorer mission, upon recommendation from the Earth Science Advisory Committee.

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Hera Systems reveals satellite constellation launch plans

November 19th, 2015 by

Hera Systems has revealed plans to launch the first of the company’s satellites that will capture high-resolution Earth images and video in near-real time.

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DLR and Astrobotic establish partnership

November 19th, 2015 by

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Astrobotic Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on exploring concepts for a possible DLR payload to the Moon on Astrobotic’s robotic lunar lander.

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Raytheon completes GPS III launch readiness exercises

November 19th, 2015 by

Raytheon Company successfully completed three preliminary launch readiness events which are important milestones in preparing to launch the modernised Global Positioning System (GPS) system.

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