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Archive for September 10th, 2020

Gilmour Space announces customer for first Eris rocket

September 10th, 2020 by

Gilmour Space Technologies said it has secured the first Australian customer for its maiden Eris rocket launch in 2022. Space Machines Company has contracted to launch a 35-kilogram spacecraft to orbit, the largest payload announced to date by an Australian space company.

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New smallsat mission to rendezvous with binary asteroids

September 10th, 2020 by

The University of Colorado Boulder and Lockheed Martin will soon lead a new space mission to capture the first-ever closeup look at a mysterious class of solar system objects: binary asteroids.

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SSTL demos new GNSS-R capabilities

September 10th, 2020 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has successfully demonstrated GNSS-Reflectometry (GNSS-R) from its 18-kg DoT-1 satellite.

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Russia finishes tests of lasers for advertising from space

September 10th, 2020 by

A laser assembly for spacecraft that is capable of displaying advertising from space has passed stratospheric tests, according to the developer, Avant Space.

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‘The Mandalorian’ season 2 will bring Baby Yoda back to us Oct. 30

September 10th, 2020 by

The much anticipated second season of Disney’s first live action “Star Wars” TV spin-off show, “The Mandalorian,” is set to premiere Oct. 30.

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Lego unveils epic Mos Eisley Cantina set from ‘Star Wars’

September 10th, 2020 by

The seedy Mos Eisley Cantina is home to some of the most iconic moments in the first “Star Wars” film, and soon you’ll be able to recreate them on your own in Lego form.

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