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EGNOS payload enters service on Eutelsat 5 West B

February 16th, 2020 by

Eutelsat Communications announced that the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), a hosted payload aboard its Eutelsat 5 West B satellite, has successfully entered into service.

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Four BeiDou satellites start operation in network

February 16th, 2020 by

Four satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) have recently passed tests in orbit and started operation in the network, according to China’s Satellite Navigation System Management Office.

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Kleos Scouting Mission satellites dispatched to India for Launch

February 12th, 2020 by

Kleos Space S.A, a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, confirms it has dispatched its four Scouting Mission nanosatellites to Chennai, India, in preparation for launch aboard PSLV C49 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

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JCSAT-17/GEO-KOMPSAT-2B pre-launch details

February 11th, 2020 by

For its third flight of 2020, Arianespace will orbit two satellites using an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center: JCSAT-17 for the Japanese operator Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation; and GEO-KOMPSAT-2B for Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).

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Third GPS III satellite delivered to launch site

February 11th, 2020 by

The third next-generation GPS III satellite – and the first delivered by Lockheed Martin to the new U.S. Space Force — has arrived in Florida for an expected April launch.

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Airbus unveils new portfolio of Earth observation satellites

February 9th, 2020 by

Airbus has redefined its portfolio of turnkey Earth observation systems, specifically designed for the international market. The company said it now offers a portfolio of end-to-end systems that complies with the increasing variety of user requirements and business models of its customers.

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