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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites

November 11th, 2019 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: 60 Starlink satellites; Date: 11 November 2019, 1456 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The satellites were released into 280-km orbits.

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Thruster for NASA’s gateway achieves full power demonstration

November 11th, 2019 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA recently demonstrated an Advanced Electric Propulsion System (AEPS) thruster at full power for the first time, achieving an important programme milestone. Aerojet Rocketdyne-developed AEPS thrusters are slated to be used on the Power and Propulsion Element of NASA’s Gateway, the agency’s orbiting lunar outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space.

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NASA instrument to probe planet clouds on European mission

November 11th, 2019 by

NASA will contribute an instrument to a European space mission that will explore the atmospheres of hundreds of planets orbiting stars beyond our Sun, or exoplanets, for the first time.

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Angolan company takes C-band capacity on Amos-17

November 11th, 2019 by

Spacecom, operator of the Amos satellite fleet, announced that a leading Angolan satellite services company has signed a contract for C-Band HTS capacity on the newly launched Amos-17 communication satellite. The Angolan company will utilise capacity on Amos-17 primarily for cellular backhaul to better connect rural and low-density communities throughout the Southern African country.

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