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April, 2021

  • 14 April

    #SpaceWatchGL Share: Yuri Gagarin’s boomerang: the tale of the first person to return from space, and his brief encounter with Aussie culture

    SpaceWatch.Global has been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is “‘Yuri Gagarin’s boomerang: the tale of the first person to return from space, and his brief encounter with Aussie culture”, originally published 11 April 2021 at The Conversation by Alice Gorman. Sixty years ago, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel in space when he completed his historic orbit of Earth on April 12, 1961.

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  • 14 April

    #SpaceWatchGL Coproduction: A Dragonfly Interview: The Raptor Demystified

    Earth observation is an essential instrument for a variety of industries and government organizations. Accurate remote sensing can save time and money for different entities and improve people’s lives.  To enhance the quality of this experience, industry experts are focused on tools and resources that will ensure the future of use-case has the highest impact possible.

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  • 14 April

    #SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 5 April – 11 April 2021

    As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 5 April - 11 April 2021”. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Dongfang Hour China Aero/Space News Roundup! A special shout-out to our friends at GoTaikonauts!, and at SpaceWatch.Global,

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  • 14 April

    Northrop Grumman extends Intelsat 10-02’s life in orbit

    Paris, 14 April 2021. – Northrop Grumman and Intelsat succeeded with an in-orbit docking of a life extension module to one of Intelsat’s commercial satellites, the companies said. Northrop Grumman’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics, successfully completed the docking of the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 to the Intelsat 10-02 commercial communications satellite.

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  • 14 April

    ArianeGroup’s Sprint reflector equip Airbus’ OneSats

    Paris, 14 April 2021. - ArianeGroup will supply ultra-light Sprint antenna reflectors to Airbus for its OneSat satellite, the group said. The first Sprint reflectors will equip Inmarsat, Optus, Intelsat, and SKY Perfect JSAT satellites produced by Airbus, ArianeGroup said. ArianeGroup developed the latest generation of ultra-light Sprint antenna reflectors “in just two years”, the company says

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