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Satellite maker Terran Orbital strikes $1.58 billion SPAC deal

October 31st, 2021 by

Tailwind Two Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company [SPAC], and Terran Orbital Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.

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Eutelsat, Nilesat renew partnership at 7° West orbital position

October 31st, 2021 by

Eutelsat Communications and Egyptian satellite operator Nilesat have agreed partial renewal terms for Ku capacity at Eutelsat’s 7° West position, part of the 7/8° West video hotspot, for broadcast services across the Middle East.

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Hispasat secures capacity on Eutelsat KONNECT

October 28th, 2021 by

Eutelsat Communications and Hispasat have entered into a multi-year strategic agreement for wholesale capacity on the Eutelsat KONNECT satellite with the objective of supporting ubiquitous access to high-speed fixed broadband in Spain and Portugal.

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SSC, Bradford ECAPS sign MoU for orbital debris removal services

October 28th, 2021 by

The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and Bradford Space / ECAPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding for collaborative orbital debris removal services.

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Lucy stable in cruise mode

October 28th, 2021 by

The Lucy spacecraft remains in cruise mode, which is the standard flight mode for outbound flight and allows for substantial autonomy for the spacecraft.

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OHB building satellite constellation for high-speed data highway

October 28th, 2021 by

OHB System AG, a subsidiary of European space technology group OHB SE, is planning to develop and build a constellation of four relay satellites for U.S. company SpaceLink Corporation which will form part of a high-speed communications highway in space.

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