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Beidou satnav system nears completion with new launch

March 9th, 2020 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3B/G2; Payload: Beidou-3G2Q; Date: 9 March 2020, 1155 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The rocket delivered the navigation satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit. China’s state media declared the launch a success.

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Rocket Lab announces 12th Electron launch

March 9th, 2020 by

Rocket Lab has announced that its next mission will deploy payloads for the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra Space.

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Momentus buys six Falcon 9 rideshare tickets

March 9th, 2020 by

Momentus said it has purchased rides on six SpaceX SmallSat Rideshare Program missions, including five launches to Sun-Synchronous orbit (SSO) and one to mid-inclined low Earth orbit, which Momentus will use to allow its customers access to custom drop-off altitudes and orbits in space.

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L3Harris introduces new reflector antenna for smallsats

March 9th, 2020 by

L3Harris Technologies has introduced a new small satellite reflector antenna that will help decrease the size, mass and overall time to produce smallsats.

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Hughes and OneWeb announce global distribution partnership

March 9th, 2020 by

Hughes Network Systems, LLC and OneWeb announced that Hughes has become a world-wide distribution partner for OneWeb.

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ST Engineering iDirect unveils next-gen Mx-DMA technology

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ST Engineering iDirect, a company of ST Engineering North America, introduced its Mx-DMA MRC (multi-resolution coding) technology, which according to the company unites SCPC (single carrier per channel) efficiency and TDMA (time-division multiple access) scalability.

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