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Archive for March 3rd, 2019

Maxar cutting jobs to help stem $1.26 billion loss, stabilize satellite division

March 3rd, 2019 by

“Maxar Technologies, which will lay off more than 200 people as it seeks to return to profitability following a $1.26 billion loss, says the struggling satellite division it decided to keep will need to bring in roughly $500 million annually to break even.” (Space News)

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Beresheet shuttle completes another manoeuvre on way to moon

March 3rd, 2019 by

“Israel’s Beresheet, the Jewish state’s first lunar spacecraft, successfully completed another maneuver on Wednesday at around 9:30 p.m. Israel time, according to a release by Space IL. … Earlier in the week, Beresheet experienced some technical difficulties and had to cancel a maneuver planned for the spacecraft.” (Jerusalem Post)

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