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Archive for October, 2019

D-Orbit and Astrocast sign agreement for launch of 10 nanosats

October 31st, 2019 by

Astrocast and D-Orbit have signed an agreement for the launch and deployment in LEO low inclination orbit of ten Astrocast nanosatellites through D-Orbit ‘s InOrbit NOW Launch Service.

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12 smallsats to monitor Northern Sea Route ice conditions

October 31st, 2019 by

Russia plans to monitor ice conditions along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) using twelve small satellites, which Roskosmos will construct jointly with Russia’s nuclear authority, Rosatom, a Rosatom representative was quoted as saying.

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Eutelsat Communications revenues Q1 FY 2019-20

October 31st, 2019 by

Eutelsat Communications reported revenues for the first quarter ending 30 September 2019.

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Telesat and NSSLGlobal test Telesat’s LEO System

October 31st, 2019 by

Telesat and NSSLGlobal, an independent provider of satellite communications and IT solutions, have completed live testing with multiple government customers using Telesat’s Phase 1 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite.

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Commercial space revenue climbed to US$329 billion in 2018 – report

October 31st, 2019 by

Revenues from global commercial space activity in 2018 climbed to their highest level ever and now make up nearly 80% of the total global space industry, according to new findings from The Space Report Quarter Three.

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China to launch Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2020

October 30th, 2019 by

China plans to launch the Chang’e-5 probe in 2020 to bring moon samples back to Earth. The Chang Zheng-5 carrier rocket, China’s current largest launch vehicle, will be used to send the probe into space.

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