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Update: USAF orders final five Delta IV Heavy launches

October 1st, 2019 by

The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), in partnership with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), awarded a sole source, five-year, US$1.18 billion Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) modification of the Delta IV Heavy contract, saving US$455 million.

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Rocket Lab to launch dedicated mission for Astro Digital

October 1st, 2019 by

Rocket Lab announced Astro Digital as the customer for Rocket Lab’s ninth Electron mission, and fifth mission of 2019.

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Russia to halve number of piloted missions to ISS in 2020

October 1st, 2019 by

Russia will send only two manned Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2020, instead of four it has been sending every year since 2009, according to insurance broker RK-Insurance, a subsidiary of Russian State Space Corporation Roskosmos.

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Astroscale, University of Southampton to investigate debris removal

October 1st, 2019 by

Astroscale announced that it will collaborate with the University of Southampton on a project to investigate collision risks between satellites, highlighting the necessity for financial incentives for satellite operators to engage with active debris removal services.

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World View Stratollite mission reaches key milestone

October 1st, 2019 by

World View announced it has reached an important milestone representing a key step towards the productisation of persistent and navigational stratospheric flight. After achieving the goal of more than 30 days aloft with full navigational control, the Stratollite completed its 32-day mission over the weekend showcasing its enhanced long-duration flight capability.

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ST Engineering completes acquisition of Newtec Group NV

October 1st, 2019 by

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd announced that its subsidiary Singapore Technologies Engineering (Europe) Ltd has completed the acquisition of a 100% ownership in Newtec Group NV following the fulfilment of completion conditions, including the receipt of applicable regulatory approvals.

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