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August, 2018

  • 14 August

    Proton Rocket Engines Production To Stop By The End Of 2018

    According Igor Arbuzov, General Director of NPO Energomash, the production of the engines for the Proton-M heavy-lift launch vehicle is to be ceased by the end of 2018. However, it is possible to resume production if there are new contracts for these launch vehicles. He notes that the current priority …

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  • 13 August

    UAE Space Agency Completes Space Investment Strategy For Emirati New Space Economy

    The UAE Space Agency is wrapping its Space Investment Strategy that should provide the regulatory environment necessary to attract local and foreign investments into the Emirati commercial space sector, making the UAE a regional and hemispheric hub for New Space activity. Speaking in an interview with UAE newspaper, The Khaleej …

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  • 13 August

    South Korea Seeks To Restore Public Trust In Its Cyber War Command

    The South Korean defence ministry has announced that it is reorganizing its military cyber command in order restore public and politic trust following allegations that officers tried to interfere in the South Korean political process. According to South Korean news agency Yonhap, the Ministry of Defence in Seoul will rename …

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  • 13 August

    Qatar’s Es’HailSat Purchases Satellite It Shared With Eutelsat

    Qatar’s Es’hailSat satellite communications company has purchased outright the satellite it has been sharing with Eutelsat – EUTELSAT-25B/Es’hail-1 – taking full control of the satellite now just named Es’hail-1. The purchase comes as the Qatari company awaits the launch later this year of Es’hail-2, built by Japanese satellite manufacturer Mitsubishi …

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  • 13 August

    Soyuz Launch Dates From Guiana Space Centre Revealed

    Russian Soyuz rockets will be launched from the European Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana on November 6 and December 14, 2018, a source in the rocket and space industry outed to RIA Novosti. The Soyuz-ST-B and Soyuz-ST-A launch vehicles built by the Progress Rocket Space Centre in Samara with …

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