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Archive for August 15th, 2019

Space and Missile Systems Center releases OSP-4 solicitation

August 15th, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force’s Rocket Systems Launch Program Office, part of the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise, has released a solicitation for the Orbital Services Program-4 Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract.

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Smart Dragon to fly this year

August 15th, 2019 by

China’s Smart Dragon-1 (SD-1) rocket will carry a satellite developed by a commercial Chinese space company in its upcoming launch, the Beijing Daily reported.

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NASA selects smallsat demo proposals

August 15th, 2019 by

NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict space weather events that can affect astronauts and spacecraft.

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