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Archive for December 5th, 2019

Falcon 9 launches Dragon cargo vessel

December 5th, 2019 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Dragon CRS-19; Date: 5 December 2019, 1729 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. Dragon will deliver more than 2,560 kg of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting barley in microgravity, the spread of fire, and bone and muscle loss.

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Thales Alenia Space wins new EGNOS contract from ESA

December 5th, 2019 by

Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed a new contract with the European Space Agency (ESA), on behalf of the European Commission, to upgrade Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation system. Via this contract Thales Alenia Space will develop a new version of EGNOS (version V242B), incorporating new advanced functionalities.

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Panasonic teams up with Eutelsat to deliver in-flight connectivity

December 5th, 2019 by

Panasonic Avionics Corporation has signed a multi-year agreement for Ku-band capacity on two multi-beam payloads on the Eutelsat 10B satellite, due to be launched in 2022.

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Lloyd’s launches new space risk product

December 5th, 2019 by

Lloyd’s has launched a new multi-million-pound space insurance policy for the emerging private spaceflight industry.

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