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First Proton of 2019 lofts Eutelsat W5B, MEV-1 (Part I)

October 9th, 2019 by

Rocket: Proton M/Briz M; Payload: Eutelsat 5 West B [Eutelsat 5WB], Mission Extension Vehicle-1 [MEV-1]; Date: 9 October 2019, 1017 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The delivery of the satellites into a supersynchronous transfer orbit was to take a record 15 hours and 54 minutes [too late for this issue].

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Raytheon gets contract from NASA/JPL

October 9th, 2019 by

Raytheon Company said it will develop new space systems and flight software, and provide engineering, training and operations support for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, managed by Caltech, under a five-year, $150 million contract. The contract could potentially be worth US$300 million over 10 years if all options are exercised.

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EOS to create its own radar microsatellite constellation

October 9th, 2019 by

US-based EOS Data Analytics Inc. (EOS), a space portfolio company of Noosphere Ventures, has unveiled EOS SAR – a project to develop its own synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors intended for deployment in a constellation of microsatellites.

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Russia starts operating Kanopus satellite system

October 9th, 2019 by

Russia’s Roskosmos state space corporation has launched the operation of its Kanopus-V satellite system to monitor natural and man-made disasters.

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Roskosmos patents ‘cloaking’ spaceship to avoid spy satellites

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Russian space agency Roskosmos patented a spacecraft which can change its shape if approached by a foreign spy satellite, according to a descriptive note attached to the patent.

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