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Archive for April 20th, 2016

Soyuz reaches the launch zone for Sentinel-1B mission

April 20th, 2016 by

The Soyuz for Arianespace’s next medium-lift mission has arrived at the launch zone in French Guiana, where it stands ready to receive the multi-satellite payload that will be lofted on 22 April.

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China offers electronics for Russian rocket engines

April 20th, 2016 by

China is ready to share radiation-resistant electronic components used in spacecraft construction with Russia in exchange for the technology of building liquid-fuel rocket engines, a senior Roskosmos official told Izvestia newspaper. However, he thinks that such a deal would currently make sense.

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GS Yuasa Lithium Power and Boeing enter into supply agreement

April 20th, 2016 by

GS Yuasa Lithium Power, the U.S. subsidiary of GS Yuasa Corporation, announced that they have entered into a Long Term Supply Agreement with Boeing for the supply of GS Yuasa Technology’s (GYT) lithium-ion cells for use in satellite applications.

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NASA works to improve solar electric propulsion

April 20th, 2016 by

NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to design and develop an advanced electric propulsion system that will significantly advance the United States’ commercial space capabilities, and enable deep space exploration missions.

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