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Archive for September 20th, 2020

Sentinel-6 launch set for 10 November

September 20th, 2020 by

The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite is targeted for lift-off 10 November at 1931 UTC from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California, USA.

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Complex to build 20 Chang Zheng 11 rockets per year

September 20th, 2020 by

State-owned space conglomerate China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CAST) is working with local authorities in Shandong province to set up a manufacturing complex for solid-propellant rockets, according to a project insider.

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L3Harris completes primary mirror for Roman space telescope

September 20th, 2020 by

L3Harris Technologies has finished figuring, polishing and coating the primary mirror for NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, formerly known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), bringing it one step closer to launch.

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MethaneSAT completes CDR, moves into production phase

September 20th, 2020 by

MethaneSAT said it has reached an important new milestone with completion of the Critical Design Review (CDR) phase for both the mission’s remote sensing instrument and the spacecraft platform bus. Completion of the CDR means that MethaneSAT is now entering the production stage with a design that exceeds anticipated capabilities.

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China’s new broadband satellite enters assembly stage

September 20th, 2020 by

China’s satellite producer GalaxySpace announced that its new broadband communication satellite has entered the assembly stage after the company completed the development of satellite payloads.

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China plans to launch Taiji-2 satellite before 2024

September 20th, 2020 by

China plans to launch Taiji-2, a satellite to conduct in-orbit experiments on key technologies related to space-based gravitational wave detection, before 2024, Wu Yueliang, chief scientist of the Taiji programme, was quoted as saying.

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