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Archive for October 5th, 2020

Delay of the day: Soyuz-2.1b/GLONASS-K

October 5th, 2020 by

The launch of Russia’s next-generation GLONASS-K navigation satellite, which has been postponed several times, is being rescheduled from 16 October to 25 October, a space industry source was quoted as saying.

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Russia to launch first reusable rocket with payload in 2026

October 5th, 2020 by

Russia will launch its first Amur reusable methane-fuelled rocket in 2026, State Space Corporation Roskosmos Executive Director for Long-Term Programs and Science Alexander Bloshenko was quoted as saying.

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Cygnus spacecraft berths with International Space Station

October 5th, 2020 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Cygnus spacecraft was successfully captured at 0932 UTC on 5 October after its launch on the company’s Antares rocket on 3 October (UTC) from Wallops Island.

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BlackSky’s newest satellites complete commissioning

October 5th, 2020 by

BlackSky, a leading provider of global monitoring services, geospatial intelligence and satellite imagery, announced its fifth and sixth global satellites have completed commissioning and are in commercial operations.

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Kongsberg to provide equipment for Thuraya 4-NGS

October 5th, 2020 by

Kongsberg has been awarded a contract for signal processing equipment that provides improved mobile coverage in areas with insufficient ground network. The equipment is to be integrated in Airbus Defence and Space’s new mobile communication satellite, Thuraya 4-NGS.

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Comtech, Gilat terminate merger agreement

October 5th, 2020 by

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced that the companies have agreed to terminate the merger agreement first announced on 29 January 2020 and have settled all pending litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery. In connection with the termination and settlement agreement, Comtech has agreed to make a payment of US$70.0 million to Gilat.

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