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Firefly announces DREAM payloads for inaugural Alpha flight

Submit on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 22:58

Firefly Aerospace announced 26 payloads were selected to fly on the Dedicated Research and Education Accelerator Mission (DREAM), a global competition to host academic and educational payloads as rideshare participants on the inaugural flight of the Firefly Alpha launch vehicle.

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Update: Kuaizhou-1A makes second flight in 4 days

Submit on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 22:57

The KL-ALPHA A and KL-ALPHA B satellites that recently flew aboard a Kuaizhou-1A rocket were reportedly launched on behalf of KLEO Connect GmbH, Munich, Germany.

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Next PSLV launch scheduled for 24 November

Submit on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 22:59

India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun-synchronous orbit on 24 November (UTC), the Indian space agency said.

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Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

Submit on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 22:58

The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space for Eutelsat Communications is now undergoing final preparation prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, for a launch planned mid-January 2020.

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Airbus-built telescope for ESA’s Euclid mission takes shape

Submit on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 22:57

The Euclid mission is taking shape in Airbus cleanrooms: engineers are now finishing assembly of the telescope, the main instrument of the Payload Module, for which Airbus is responsible within this European Space Agency (ESA) mission led by Thales Alenia Space (TAS) as industrial prime contractor.

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Airborne delivers final XL panels to Airbus for JUICE solar array

Submit on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 22:56

For the solar array of ESA’s JUICE mission to Jupiter, Airborne delivered the last four out of 10 XL substrate panels to Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands.

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