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Archive for September 13th, 2020

China’s launch of new satellite fails

September 13th, 2020 by

China’s optical remote-sensing satellite Jilin-1 Gaofen 02C was lost in a launch failure.

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JAXA delays H3 due to technical issues

September 13th, 2020 by

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has been pressing forward with the development of the H3 Launch Vehicle. In the process, a technical problem was identified regarding the LE-9 first-stage engine, which is a new engine now under development.

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Modernisation of Sea Launch facility to begin in two months

September 13th, 2020 by

Reconstruction and modernisation of the Sea Launch space complex, currently based in Russia’s Far East, is expected to begin in November 2020, Roskosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin said in a video posted on YouTube.

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Systems and teams get ready for launch of Sentinel-6

September 13th, 2020 by

EUMETSAT and the other European and U.S. partners of the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 programme have confirmed readiness of all systems and teams for the launch and operations of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.

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ASECNA starts broadcasting SBAS signal on NIGCOMSAT-1R

September 13th, 2020 by

The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar, ASECNA, has started broadcasting an SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System) signal over the Africa and Indian Ocean (AFI) region, providing the first SBAS open service in this part of the world via NIGCOMSAT-1R.

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GHGSat raises US$30 million, accelerates satellite construction

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GHGSat announced it has successfully completed the first tranche of Series B funding, raising US$30 million and more than doubling the total amount raised since GHGSat was founded to over US$55 million.

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