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January 24th, 2020
 
 
'Significant Risk' Boeing-Made Satellite Could Explode in Orbit
Washington: A Boeing-made satellite is in danger of exploding and needs to be moved away from an orbital zone occupied by other big communications satellites.
 
Astroscale Benefits from a $4.5 Million Grant from Tokyo Metro Government for Orbital Debris Removal Services
The project, which was launched last year, aims to subsidize up to half of the expenses required for the commercialization and development of...
 
On-Orbit Tests for EDRS-C Completed — Airbus Now in Control
After being delivered into its initial orbit by an Ariane 5 launcher, EDRS-C made its way to its final geostationary orbit 36,000 kilometres above Earth...
 
A Fire at Firefly When Test Engines Were Fired Anomaly Under Investigation
Upon firing up the stage’s engines a fire broke out in the engine bay at the base of the rocket’s stage. The five-second test was immediately aborted and the test facility’s fire ...
 
Independent Analysis ...Near-Zero Drag for ThinKom Satellite Antenna Radome on Regional Jets
"The smaller, lower profile antennas of the Ka2517 have enabled achievement of a new high-water mark in radome design,” David Lednicer, VP Eng. Aeromechanical Solutions.
 
Boeing Exits DARPA Experimental Spaceplane Program
Boeing confirmed there decision by stating that the company would redirect their investment from XSP to other Boeing programs that span the sea, air ...
 
KRYTAR's New Directional Coupler Makes Market Entrance
The Model 106040020 is uniquely designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission ...
 
No 'Manned' Launches from the Forthcoming Baiterek Complex at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
The minister explained that, "’unmanned’ means that cosmonauts will not go into space from this launch site — there will be no pilots...
 
Globalsat Group to Ride the Rails in Brazil
Globalsat Group will provide a solution leveraging satellite connectivity from Inmarsat and Cobham connectivity terminals. This solution will connect ...
 
Mission Critical Connectivity for Palmer Station in the Antarctic from SES GS, Artel and Leidos
The satellite-based service will serve as the primary backbone for the sharing of leading year-round scientific research from the field to the...
 
Forrester Reports: A 100 Million Euros Investment by the EU Commission into Arianespace + Nigeria OKs OneWeb
The funding is good for 10 years and the cash is designed to help Europe maintain its strong place in supplying launch facilities to commercial...