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NTS-3 completes preliminary design review

February 6th, 2020 by

L3Harris Technologies has reached a major milestone in the U.S. Air Force’s Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) project – passing the preliminary design review that defines the spacecraft’s path to delivery and allows the programme to move to the next phase of development.

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STPSat-4 deployed from ISS

January 30th, 2020 by

The United States Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and its mission partner, NASA, successfully deployed the Department of Defense (DoD) Space Test Program Satellite-4 (STPSat-4) from the International Space Station on 28 January 2020.

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GLONASS-M at the Plesetsk cosmodrome

January 30th, 2020 by

ISS-Reshetnev’s GLONASS-M navigation satellite has successfully flown from Krasnoyarsk to the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

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GMV to install control system for ASBM satellites

January 29th, 2020 by

GMV has signed a contract with Northrop Grumman for development and supply of the Satellite Operations Center for Space Norway HEOSAT’s ASBM-1 and ASBM-2 satellites.

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Voyager 2 engineers working to restore normal operations

January 29th, 2020 by

Engineers for NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft are working to return the mission to normal operating conditions after one of the spacecraft’s autonomous fault protection routines was triggered.

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Old Soviet nuclear-powered satellites to be monitored

January 29th, 2020 by

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)’s Council for Space Exploration plans to recommend that the country’s relevant ministries and departments keep a more watchful eye on nuclear-powered objects in outer space, so as to predict possible risks of their falling on Earth, according to a Council statement signed by RAS head Alexander Sergeyev.

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