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USAF orders final five Delta IV Heavy launches

September 30th, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force confirmed there will be five more Delta IV Heavy missions. United Launch Alliance will be paid the manufacturing costs and on top receive US$1.18 billion to support those five launches.

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Arianespace supports Space Safety Coalition

September 30th, 2019 by

Arianespace said it welcomes the Space Safety Coalition’s initiative to better preserve the orbital environment and endorses this organisation’s related guidelines: “Best Practices for the Sustainability of Space Operations.”

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GHGSat names its 3rd emissions monitoring satellite

September 30th, 2019 by

GHGSat, a private company which owns and operates the world’s first and only satellite designed to monitor greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources, has named its third satellite (GHGSat-C2), Hugo.

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