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Archive for November 11th, 2020

Read an exclusive ‘Star Wars’ excerpt of the anthology ‘From A Certain Point Of View: The Empire Strikes Back’

November 11th, 2020 by

In honor of the 40th anniversary of “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,” you can get the inside stories of the film’s characters in “From A Certain Point Of View: The Empire Strikes Back” (Del Rey Books, 2020).

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SpaceX just test fired the Falcon 9 rocket for its astronaut launch for NASA

November 11th, 2020 by

SpaceX fired up the Falcon 9 rocket that will launch its next astronaut mission for NASA on Wednesday (Nov. 11), setting the stage for a Nov. 14 liftoff.

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Atlas V/NROL-101 pushed back one more day

November 11th, 2020 by

Due to impending weather and escalation of Hurricane Eta, ULA is now targeting Friday, 13 November at 2313 UTC for the launch of the NROL-101 mission for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

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Northrop Grumman awarded additional cargo resupply missions

November 11th, 2020 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded two additional missions by NASA under the Commercial Resupply Services contract-2 (CRS-2) with launches occurring in 2023.

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Soyuz to launch South Korean EO satellite next year

November 11th, 2020 by

The launch of the South Korean Earth observation satellite CAS500-1 from the Baikonur space centre aboard a Soyuz 2.1a is scheduled for March 2021, Glavkosmos Launch Services was quoted as saying.

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Teledyne e2v sings detector supply contract for Sentinel satellites

November 11th, 2020 by

Teledyne e2v will supply image sensors and detectors to the recently announced grouped proposal of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) industrial policy committee to place six Copernicus Sentinel satellite missions in space. As the sensor partner for Thales Alenia Space, the UK team will develop, manufacture and supply variants of their CapellaCMOS visible image sensor from Chelmsford.

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