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Iridium Communications Inc. results Q4 2019

February 26th, 2020 by

Iridium Communications Inc. reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Telecom, technology, aviation companies create HAPS Alliance

February 26th, 2020 by

A group of companies recently announced that they are forming the HAPS Alliance, an association of world-leading telecommunications, technology, aviation, and aerospace companies that are united in promoting the use of high altitude vehicles in the Earth’s stratosphere.

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GISAT-1 launch set for 5 March

February 25th, 2020 by

ISRO’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F10) will launch the Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) from the Second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is tentatively scheduled at 1213 UTC on 5 March 2020, subject to weather conditions.

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SpaceX CRS-20 launch targeted for 6 March

February 25th, 2020 by

SpaceX is now targeting 7 March at 0450 UTC for launch of its 20th commercial resupply services mission (CRS-20) to the International Space Station.

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First instrument delivered for Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer

February 25th, 2020 by

The first instrument to fly on ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer, or JUICE, has been delivered for integration onto the spacecraft this month. The ultraviolet spectrograph, or UVS for short, pictured in this photo while being prepared before shipping, was designed and built by Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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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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