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Fourth batch of Starlink satellites launched

January 29th, 2020 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: 60 Starlink satellites; Date: 29 January 2020, 1406 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The satellites were successfully deployed into a circular 290 km altitude orbit, inclined at 53 degrees, a little over one hour after lift-off.

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GMV to install control system for ASBM satellites

January 29th, 2020 by

GMV has signed a contract with Northrop Grumman for development and supply of the Satellite Operations Center for Space Norway HEOSAT’s ASBM-1 and ASBM-2 satellites.

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Voyager 2 engineers working to restore normal operations

January 29th, 2020 by

Engineers for NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft are working to return the mission to normal operating conditions after one of the spacecraft’s autonomous fault protection routines was triggered.

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Old Soviet nuclear-powered satellites to be monitored

January 29th, 2020 by

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)’s Council for Space Exploration plans to recommend that the country’s relevant ministries and departments keep a more watchful eye on nuclear-powered objects in outer space, so as to predict possible risks of their falling on Earth, according to a Council statement signed by RAS head Alexander Sergeyev.

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TUI reports successful operation of space-debris removal device

January 29th, 2020 by

Tethers Unlimited said it has successfully demonstrated on-orbit operation of the Terminator Tape, a solution for removing space debris from on orbit.

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The Boeing Company (Defense, Space & Security) results Q4 2019

January 29th, 2020 by

The Boeing Company reported financial results for the fourth-quarter 2019.

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