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Archive for December 1st, 2020

These photos of the Arecibo Observatory telescope collapse are just heartbreaking

December 1st, 2020 by

Gut-wrenching pictures and video documented the beginning of the end for the Arecibo Observatory, one of the world’s most iconic telescopes.

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China’s lunar probe Chang’e 5 lands on Moon

December 1st, 2020 by

A Chinese probe sent to the Moon to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades successfully landed on 1 December 20230, Beijing’s space agency said.

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OneWeb Satellites ramps up satellite production

December 1st, 2020 by

OneWeb Satellites has returned to full-scale production of spacecraft after its client and part owner, OneWeb, emerged from bankruptcy.

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ESA purchases world-first debris removal mission from start-up

December 1st, 2020 by

ESA has signed an EUR86 million contract with an industrial team led by Swiss start-up ClearSpace SA to purchase a unique service: the first removal of an item of space debris from orbit.

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Intelsat completes acquisition of Gogo Commercial Aviation

December 1st, 2020 by

Intelsat has completed its acquisition of the Commercial Aviation business of Gogo, creating the world’s leading provider of inflight broadband connectivity to the commercial aviation industry.

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Watch live tonight! Arianespace Soyuz rocket launching UAE’s FalconEye 2 satellite

December 1st, 2020 by

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket will launch the FalconEye 2 Earth-imaging satellite for the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday (Dec. 1) 8:33 p.m. EST (0133 GMT on Dec. 2). Watch it live!

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