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Archive for September, 2021

Aistech, OrbAstro announce service agreement for 6U satellite mission

September 30th, 2021 by

Aistech Space SL, a high-resolution thermal imaging service provider, has signed a contract with Orbital Astronautics Ltd, a satellite and in-orbit service provider, to fly its first Guardian mission scheduled for launch in Q4 2021 onboard a SpaceX dedicated rideshare mission.

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Euclid telescope ready for extreme space environment

September 30th, 2021 by

ESA’s Euclid mission has reached a new milestone in its development with successful testing of the telescope and instruments showing that it can operate and achieve the required performance in the extreme environment of space.

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Delays of the day: Soyuz ST-B

September 30th, 2021 by

One of the two planned Soyuz-ST rocket launches this year from the Kourou space centre in French Guiana has been postponed until 2022, two sources was quoted as saying by Sputnik news agency.

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Telecoms tycoon launches Eutelsat takeover bid

September 29th, 2021 by

Eutelsat Communications confirmed that it has received an unsolicited, preliminary and non-binding proposal from Patrick Drahi in connection with a potential transaction on all of the company’s share capital.

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Spire Global and SpaceChain announce new partnership

September 29th, 2021 by

Spire Global, Inc. announced a new partnership with SpaceChain, a space-as-a-service solutions provider developing the world’s first decentralised satellite infrastructure (DSI). Together, Spire and SpaceChain are launching a mission to demonstrate the feasibility of blockchain technology computation in space and resolve land-based centralised infrastructure issues.

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China to launch first solar exploration satellite this year

September 29th, 2021 by

China will enter a new era of solar exploration with the satellite’s launch, said the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

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