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July, 2019

  • 16 July

    Goonhilly Opens New Data Centre with Green HPC Platform

    Satellite communications innovator and space gateway Goonhilly Earth Station today opened its new data centre and flexed its eco credentials by launching a managed green HPC platform for AI and ML compute on demand. One of the first organisations in the UK to deploy a liquid immersion cooling system from Submer to mitigate …

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  • 15 July

    ÅAC Microtec confirms successful launch of NSLSat-1

    The NSLSat-1 satellite was successfully launched on Friday 5 July by EXOLAUNCH on the Soyuz 2.1b launch vehicle from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia, into Low Earth Orbit (LEO). AAC Clyde Space has since made contact with spacecraft from their Glasgow based ground station, with spacecraft systems performing as planned. AAC …

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  • 15 July

    Maxar Technologies Starts Work on Ovzon 3 Satellite

    Maxar Technologies has begun production on a Legion-class geostationary satellite for Ovzon, a company located in the United States and Sweden dedicated to meeting the demand for increased mobile broadband connectivity in underserved regions. Ovzon selected Maxar in December 2018 to build its first satellite, Ovzon 3, which will provide …

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  • 15 July

    ESA and Arianespace Establish Flight VV15 Inquiry Commission

    The European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace have decided to appoint an independent inquiry commission to analyse the reasons for the Flight VV15 failure and define measures needed to ensure the resumption of Vega flights while fulfilling all requisite safety and security conditions. This inquiry commission is co-chaired by the …

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  • 14 July

    #SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Renata Dwan of United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

    As the debate about arms in space rages on and becomes more of a concern for countries all over the world, the importance of discussion within the international community becomes even more critical. In this interview, Renata Dwan, Director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), gives us …

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