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Archive for August 12th, 2021

OneWeb announces significant new equity partner

August 12th, 2021 by

Hanwha, a South Korean technology and manufacturing company has announced a US$300 million equity investment by Hanwha Systems in OneWeb. Hanwha brings further defence capabilities and the latest antenna technologies to OneWeb, alongside relationships to new government customers and expanded geographical reach.

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Telesat to receive C$1.44 billion from Canadian government

August 12th, 2021 by

Telesat announced that it expects to receive a C$1.44 billion investment from the Government of Canada to support Telesat’s Lightspeed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network.

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Mynaric signs multi-million dollar deal with Spacelink

August 12th, 2021 by

Mynaric and SpaceLink announced the signature of a definitive agreement on the sale of optical inter-satellite link (OISL) terminals for satellites in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) with a total order volume of up to US$28 million depending on exercised options and SpaceLink’s satellite prime selection.

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Spire Partners with Hancom in commercial satellite mission for South Korea

August 12th, 2021 by

Spire Global, Inc. announced a new partnership and satellite mission with its first South Korean Space Services customer, Hancom Group, an ICT [information and communications technology] convergence company. This will be the first commercial satellite mission for a private South Korean company.

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Cygnus installed on Unity module for cargo transfers

August 12th, 2021 by

The Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft was bolted into place on the International Space Station’s Earth-facing port of the Unity module at 1342 UTC on 12 August 2021.

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Date set for next OneWeb launch

August 12th, 2021 by

The next Arianespace mission is planned from Baikonur Cosmodrome with Soyuz on 19 August at 2223 UTC [0323 on 20 August local time], to deliver 34 satellites into orbit bringing the total OneWeb’s fleet to 288 satellites in Low Earth Orbit.

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