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No Russian launch failures in 2019

February 23rd, 2020 by

Roskosmos reached the end of last year without a single accident, which was the first time in 16 years, thanks to its new corporate policy, Roskosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said at a conference of aerospace insurers.

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Chang Zheng 5B maiden flight expected in April

February 23rd, 2020 by

The maiden flight of the Chang Zheng-5B rocket carrying a trial version of China’s new-generation manned spaceship is expected to take place in April, indicating the imminent start of construction of China’s space station.

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DMSP satellite decommissioned after 22 years of service

February 23rd, 2020 by

On 11 February. after more than 22 years of providing weather data to the U.S. and its allies, Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Flight 14 was decommissioned after completing 118,052 orbits of the Earth.

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Kleos Space secures EUR3.1 million loan agreement

February 23rd, 2020 by

Kleos Space S.A, a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, headquartered in Luxembourg, secured a EUR3.1 million loan agreement with Dubai-based family office Winance to progress its commercialisation plans and repay the extant convertible note. Winance will further provide optional EUR6.0 million through a convertible note agreement, subject to final documentation.

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SES responds to Intelsat’s leaving the C-band Alliance

February 23rd, 2020 by

SES S.A. Said it had noted comments made by Intelsat in its ex-parte submission to the U.S. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) dated 19 February 2020.

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