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Archive for August, 2021

Russia advances plans for own space station, accompanied by satellites

August 30th, 2021 by

A cloud of satellites will be flying around the Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS) that Russia intends to create, RSC Energia Chief Designer Vladimir Solovyov was quoted as saying.

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Virgin Orbit, SwRI to co-operate on space missions

August 30th, 2021 by

Virgin Orbit announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a new collaboration with the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI).

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China to build satellite constellation for natural disaster observation

August 27th, 2021 by

China has initiated a project of building a constellation of 36 low-orbit satellites to gather information for forecasting natural disasters and monitoring urban emergencies.

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Webb completes testing and prepares for trip to Europe’s Spaceport

August 27th, 2021 by

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope has successfully completed its final tests and is being prepared for shipment to its launch site at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.

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NSSLGlobal, Telesat announce co-operation agreement for Telesat Lightspeed

August 25th, 2021 by

NSSLGlobal, an independent service provider of satellite communications to the government and maritime industry and Telesat have signed a long-term strategic co-operation agreement to collaborate on the commercial and technical aspects of Telesat’s new Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation, Telesat Lightspeed, initially consisting of a global mesh network of 298 LEO satellites that are seamlessly integrated with on-ground data networks.

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Thales Alenia Space, EUSPA sign first EGNOS contract

August 25th, 2021 by

Thales Alenia Space has signed its first contract with the EU Agency for Space Programme (EUSPA), to provide new capabilities to Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation system.

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