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Spaceflight to serve Canon, Kleos and Spire on two launches

Luxembourg, 14 October 2020. – Rideshare provider Spaceflight will execute three customer missions on two upcoming launches in the next weeks, the Seattle-based company announced today.

Spaceflight will execute two launches on two different continents, the company said, one aboard a Rocket Lab Electron and the other on NewSpace India Limited’s PSLV. For both missions, Spaceflight arranged the launch and is providing mission management and rideshare integration services for its customers Canon Electronics, Kleos Space and Spire.

The next mission, dubbed RL-5, will launch from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 at the southern tip of Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand in October. The other mission is slated to lift off in the first half of November from India’s Satish Dhawan Space Center, Spaceflight said.

Since its founding, Spaceflight has launched more than 300 satellites and executed 32 rocket launches, the company said. Spaceflight works with a large portfolio of launch vehicles, including Falcon 9, Antares, Electron, Vega, and PSLV and has recently expanded its global portfolio of launch vehicles to include NSIL’s SSLV, Relativity’s Terran 1 and Firefly’s Alpha.

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