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Archive for November 24th, 2020

Watch live @ 9 pm ET: SpaceX launching 60 Starlink internet satellites

November 24th, 2020 by

SpaceX will launch 60 new Starlink internet satellites into orbit on a used Falcon 9 rocket tonight (Nov. 24) and you can watch it live online here.

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Astroscale to test space junk cleanup tech with ‘ELSA-d’ launch in 2021

November 24th, 2020 by

Technology that could help humanity get a handle on the growing space-junk problem will get an orbital test early next year.

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Update: Launch dates for Soyuz missions

November 24th, 2020 by

A faulty part from a third-party supplier was discovered in Russia’s Soyuz-ST-A rocket at the Guiana Space Center, but emergencies were prevented thanks to the incorporated control system, according to Dmitry Rogozin, head of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roskosmos.

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BDS-3 gains major breakthrough in civil aviation sector

November 24th, 2020 by

China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS-3) has passed technical verification on its key performance indicators for applications in the civil aviation sector, according to civil aviation authorities.

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Telesat to become public company

November 24th, 2020 by

Telesat Canada announced that it has entered into an agreement with Loral Space & Communications Inc. and Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) pursuant to which Telesat Canada and Loral will become subsidiaries of Telesat Corporation (Telesat), a new publicly traded Canadian incorporated and controlled company.

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New real-time link between satellites promises quicker deliver of data

November 24th, 2020 by

After a five-year collaboration, Inmarsat and Addvalue Innovation announced the Commercial Service Introduction (CSI) of their Inter-satellite Data Relay System (IDRS) service, following the successful demonstration of the first live data connectivity between customer Capella Space’s Control Center and its recently launched Sequoia satellite at low Earth orbit.

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