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Sen launches first satellite of its UHD video constellation

January 16th, 2022 by

Sen announced its first satellite, which will stream Ultra High Definition videos of Earth, is now in orbit. The satellite, ETV-A1, launched aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rideshare mission that lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on 13 January.

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SpaceCloud apps launched into orbit

January 16th, 2022 by

SpaceCloud said it headed into orbit as a part of D-Orbit’s ION Satellite Carrier onboard SpaceX’s Transporter 3 mission that was launched on 13 January from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The mission aims to verify 17 apps, uploading of new ones, and support the on-orbit testing of a hyperspectral camera.

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Aliena deploys compact satellite engine into space

January 16th, 2022 by

Aliena, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has been deployed into space a nanosatellite (NuX-1) fitted with a fuel-efficient engine it has developed. The nanosatellite was sent from the SpaceX Falcon 9’s Transporter 3 mission which launched from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA.

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SpaceChain launches blockchain payload

January 16th, 2022 by

SpaceChain announced the successful launch mission of its blockchain-enabled payload, integrated with the space node created for Velas Network AG, into space onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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LauncherOne performs second commercial mission

January 14th, 2022 by

Rocket: LauncherOne; Payload: seven smallsats; Date: 14 January 2022, 2139 UTC; Launch site: Mojave Air and Space Port, USA. After a smooth release from its carrier aircraft, the rocket ignited and propelled itself towards space, ultimately deploying its payload into a precise target orbit approximately 500 km above the Earth’s surface at 45 degrees inclination. This is the first time that anyone has reached this orbit from the U.S. West Coast.

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SpaceX launches third rideshare mission

January 13th, 2022 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Transporter 3 (105 smallsats); Date: 13 January 2022, 1525 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, USA. The satellites were deployed into a roughly 525-kilometer polar Sun-synchronous orbit.

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