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Archive for November 18th, 2020

Russia to launch first Arktika satellite in February 2021

November 18th, 2020 by

Russia’s Arktika-M, the first satellite to monitor the Arctic climate and environment, is going to be launched in February 2021, according to a source in the space and rocket industry.

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Up to 10 OneWeb satellite launches scheduled for 2021

November 18th, 2020 by

UK communications company OneWeb is planning to have eight to ten satellite launches in 2021 from the Guiana Space Center and the Baikonur and Vostochny spaceports, a spokesperson for Glavkosmos, a subsidiary of Roskosmos state space corporation, was quoted as saying.

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Astroscale announces launch date for debris removal demo

November 18th, 2020 by

Astroscale Holdings Inc. announced that its End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration (ELSA-d) mission will launch on a Soyuz rocket operated by GK Launch Services from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, in March 2021.

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AAC Clyde Space UK satellites to provide innovative space services

November 18th, 2020 by

A batch of 10 satellites is to be developed following the signing of a three-year Partnership Project between small satellite manufacturer AAC Clyde Space UK and ESA, with co-funding from the UK Space Agency.

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TIM commits to capacity on Eutelsat KONNECT, KONNECT VHTS

November 18th, 2020 by

Eutelsat Communications has signed a Letter of Agreement with TIM (also operating under the name Telecom Italia) for wholesale capacity on the Eutelsat KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites which will enable Italian households, even those living in the most isolated areas, to benefit from very high-speed fixed broadband via satellite from January 2021.

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On This Day in Space! Nov. 18, 2013: NASA launches MAVEN orbiter to Mars

November 18th, 2020 by

On Nov. 18, 2013, NASA launched the MAVEN spacecraft to Mars. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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