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Soyuz reaches launch zone for Arianespace’s final 2019 mission

December 12th, 2019 by

The Soyuz vehicle for Arianespace’s year-ending mission has arrived at the launch zone in French Guiana, where it stands ready to receive the multi-satellite payload that will be lofted on this 17 December flight.

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Northrop Grumman signs customer for first flight of OmegA

December 12th, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that Saturn Satellite Networks has selected the OmegA space launch vehicle to launch up to two satellites on the rocket’s inaugural flight scheduled for spring 2021.

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SpaceX to launch 2 batches of Kepler’s nanosatellite constellation

December 12th, 2019 by

Kepler announced that it has selected SpaceX as launch partner to deliver a portion of its first Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation into space onboard SpaceX’s reusable Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

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Rocket Lab opens Launch Complex 2

December 12th, 2019 by

Rocket Lab has officially opened Launch Complex 2, the company’s first U.S. launch site, and confirmed the inaugural mission from the site will be a dedicated flight for the U.S. Air Force.

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ISRO begins preparations for setting up third rocket launchpad

December 12th, 2019 by

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has begun preparatory works for setting up a third rocket launchpad in the small coastal hamlet of Kulashekhrapattinam in the Thuthukudi district of Tamil Nadu.

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