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Archive for October 3rd, 2021

5G from Space: Airbus and partners to study standards

October 3rd, 2021 by

Airbus Defence and Space and its partners Fraunhofer IIS, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Bundeswehr University Munich and Eurescom GmbH, recently kicked-off a project to study the delivery of standards based on 5G and beyond 5G communication services over a space-based infrastructure.

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GomSpace, OHB to implement ESA Hera inter satellite link (ISL)

October 3rd, 2021 by

GomSpace Luxembourg s.a.r.l. and the space technology company OHB have signed a contract for the Inter Satellite Link system for the ESA Hera mission to be delivered in June 2022. The PATP value is €500,000.

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GomSpace signs a contract with SpaceAble

October 3rd, 2021 by

GomSpace enters into an agreement with SpaceAble, to enhance the sustainability of Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The contract is worth SEK21 million (€2 million) and the project will begin in 2021 with expected delivery in late 2023.

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SBIRS GEO-6 Space Vehicle completes production

October 3rd, 2021 by

U.S. Space Systems Command’s (SSC) Production Corps achieved a major milestone with the completion of the final Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite, SBIRS Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO)-6 at Lockheed Martin’s Sunnyvale, California production facility.

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NASA confirms Roman mission’s flight design in milestone review

October 3rd, 2021 by

NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope has successfully passed its critical design review, signalling that all design and developmental engineering work is now complete.

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SpaceX CRS-23 successfully completes mission

October 3rd, 2021 by

On 30 September, SpaceX completed its 23rd Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station (ISS) when its Dragon spacecraft safely splashed into the water off the coast of Florida.

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