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Archive for March 13th, 2018

Next batch of Iridium satellites at VAFB

March 13th, 2018 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that all 10 Iridium NEXT satellites for its fifth launch have arrived and are in processing at SpaceX’s west coast launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Orbital ATK introduces new in-orbit satellite servicing technology

March 13th, 2018 by

Orbital ATK announced its plan for the company’s next generation of satellite life extension and in-space servicing products.

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BridgeSat and NASA sign agreement for laser communications

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BridgeSat announced an industry-first agreement with NASA designed to develop a commercialised laser-based free space optical communication system that could support the agency’s future missions as they transition to optical communications.

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TAS, Telespazio, Spaceflight set up smallsat alliance

March 13th, 2018 by

The Space Alliance formed by Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) and Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) announced it has officially taken a minority stake in Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries, having received all government approvals for the transaction.

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