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Archive for January 28th, 2020

DARPA scraps ‘Phantom Express’ space plane project

January 28th, 2020 by

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has scrapped its proposed military spaceplane after Boeing withdrew from the Experimental Spaceplane (XSP) programme also known as ‘Phantom Express,’ Space.com reports.

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Virgin Orbit, ISI partner to develop joint responsive space service

January 28th, 2020 by

Virgin Orbit has signed an agreement with ImageSat International (ISI), Israel, to develop an end-to-end responsive space service offering focused on national security customers.

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Entry into commercial service of Eutelsat 7C

January 28th, 2020 by

Eutelsat Communications’ Eutelsat 7C satellite has entered full commercial service and is ready to support broadcast customers across Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Turkey.

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Iridium CloudConnect operational

January 28th, 2020 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that its Iridium CloudConnect satellite cloud-based solution is now actively serving customers. This new service combines Iridium IoT capabilities with Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT and cloud services extending customers’ IoT reach to the more than 80% of the Earth that lacks terrestrial coverage.

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Kepler to manufacture satellite constellation in downtown Toronto

January 28th, 2020 by

Kepler Communications said it begins production in its newly commissioned satellite manufacturing facility in Toronto, Canada. It is an essential step towards delivering the company’s proposed fleet of 140 satellites for high-capacity global connectivity services.

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