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Archive for March 2nd, 2020

First 2020 launch from Vostochny expected in April

March 2nd, 2020 by

Russia’s State Space Corporation Roskosmos has scheduled the first launch from the Vostochny spaceport in 2020 for the end of April, Roskosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin said.

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SSC signs contract with Isar Aerospace

March 2nd, 2020 by

Swedish Space Corporation, SSC, and German space tech company Isar Aerospace have signed a long-term contract for testing of a new generation of European rocket engines for minilaunchers at Esrange Space Center in Sweden.

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Quantum satellite completes vibration tests

March 2nd, 2020 by

Quantum – the software-programmable satellite ordered by Eutelsat under an ESA Partnership Project – has successfully completed its mechanical test campaign at the Airbus facilities in Toulouse.

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Orange, SES team up on mPOWER communications system

March 2nd, 2020 by

Telecommunications operator Orange will be the first telco to adopt O3b mPOWER, SES’s next-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite communications system, to exponentially ramp up its consumer and business services, starting in the Central African Republic.

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