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TDO-2 to be launched alongside AEHF-6

March 11th, 2020 by

The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise Mission Manifest Office delivered a fully tested and integrated multi-manifest small satellite vehicle, known as TDO-2, to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for launch on the Advance Extremely High Frequency (AEHF)-6 mission.

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L3Harris introduces new reflector antenna for smallsats

March 9th, 2020 by

L3Harris Technologies has introduced a new small satellite reflector antenna that will help decrease the size, mass and overall time to produce smallsats.

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DARPA selects SpaceLogistics as partner for robotic servicing

March 8th, 2020 by

SpaceLogistics LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as its commercial partner for the agency’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) programme.

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NOAA’s DSCOVR satellite is operating again

March 4th, 2020 by

NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite, which had been offline for about nine months due to a technical glitch, is fully operational again, agency experts said.

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Russia completes firing tests of propulsion unit for ExoMars lander

March 3rd, 2020 by

The propulsion unit of the ExoMars lander module has passed firing tests, the Lavochkin Research and Production Association said in a statement.

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Kratos to build space radio monitoring system

March 1st, 2020 by

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that it was awarded an $11.5 million contract to build an advanced space radio monitoring system for a U.S. government customer. The company said the system will incorporate Kratos technologies and integrated products to help the country regulate and protect the satellite spectrum. The customer was not disclosed.

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