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Archive for November 15th, 2020

Vega gets go-ahead for SEOSAT/TARANIS launch

November 15th, 2020 by

Arianespace has given the “green light” for its Vega launch on 17 November (UTC) which will orbit a pair of European-built satellites: Spain’s SEOSAT-Ingenio and TARANIS of France.

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Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich launch set for 21 November

November 15th, 2020 by

NASA is now targeting 1717 UTC on Saturday, 21 November for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade.

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OHB Italia, ESA sign contract for Comet Interceptor mission study

November 15th, 2020 by

OHB Italia, a subsidiary of space and technology group OHB SE, signed a contract appointing OHB Italia as one of the two prime contractors performing a study of the Comet Interceptor mission, a new fast-class, deep space mission led by the European Space Agency.

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SSC UK to develop smallsat ground communications concept

November 15th, 2020 by

The UK subsidiary of SSC (Swedish Space Corporation) has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency ESA to develop a next generation concept for space to ground communications targeting the “NewSpace” (CubeSats and SmallSats) market.

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Watch live now! SpaceX, NASA launching Crew-1 astronaut mission

November 15th, 2020 by

SpaceX’s Crew-1 astronaut mission for NASA is now scheduled to launch to the space station Sunday (Nov. 15) at 7:27 p.m. EST (0027 Nov. 16 GMT). Watch it live here!

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‘The Mandalorian’ goes from strength to strength in ‘Chapter 11: The Heiress’

November 15th, 2020 by

The Mandalorian visits the estuary moon of Trask in “Chapter 11: The Heiress” and finds an important character in the “Star Wars” universe.

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