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Archive for November 3rd, 2020

Delay of the day: Atlas V/NROL-101

November 3rd, 2020 by

The Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has been postponed by approx. 24 hours.

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First Soyuz launch from Kourou now scheduled for 28 November

November 3rd, 2020 by

The first launch of the Soyuz-ST-A rocket from the Kourou spaceport this year is scheduled for 28 November, the Progress Rocket and Space Center announced. The Soyuz-ST-A/Fregat-M is to loft the FalconEye 2 satellite.

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ESA signs first Boost! commercial space transportation contracts

November 3rd, 2020 by

ESA has signed the first three contracts with European economic operators arising from its permanently open call for proposals for commercial space transportation services.

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Airbus wins European Space Agency TRUTHS mission study

November 3rd, 2020 by

Airbus has been awarded the lead in the European Space Agency (ESA) contract for the TRUTHS A/B1 (System feasibility Studies and Pre-Developments) as part of ESA’s Earth Observation Earth Watch programme.

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China’s Mars probe completes third orbital correction

November 3rd, 2020 by

China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 conducted its third orbital correction, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).

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Lacuna Space puts another ‘IoT Gateway’ in space

November 3rd, 2020 by

Lacuna Space has added the latest satellite to its demonstration constellation for the Internet-of-Things (IoT).

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