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SkyServe Partners Loft Orbital for Mission Denali

SkyServe has announced a partnership with Loft Orbital towards Mission Denali to deploy SkyServe STORM, its in-space edge computing platform, on YAM-6. As a result, Mission Denali will leverage Sensing and Compute Resources on YAM-6 to deliver insights from space. By processing multispectral and hyperspectral data in real-time, SkyServe STORM aims to define the paradigm of space-based data processing, delivering insights processed from the edge.

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Startical selects NanoAvionics and GomSpace for Space Tests

Startical has selected NanoAvionics and GomSpace satellites to carry out the concept trials of its constellation, which will take air traffic control to space. The mission will take place after the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has given the green light to the use of aeronautical communications from space. As a result, the company will test the communication and surveillance systems of its future constellation of over 270 satellites set to provide air traffic services from space.

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Hispasat Partners Infinite Orbits on European Life Mission Extension

Hispasat and Infinite Orbits have announced their collaborative efforts in analyzing a life extension mission, utilizing Endurance, Infinite Orbits’ GEO satellite life extension service solution. Both parties aim to advance the development of a European life extension service solution for GEO satellites.

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Array Labs and Esper Imagery Announce Strategic Partnership

Array Labs

Array Labs and Esper Satellite Imagery have announced a strategic partnership to co-enrich each other's products, creating a powerful, one-of-a-kind dataset that combines high-resolution 3D with cutting-edge hyperspectral. The co-enrichment commitment allows both companies to provide even more value to their respective customers and markets.

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The Space Café Podcast #102: Nahum Romero – We are wasting an opportunity for a profound break: How the Arts and Humanities Can Reinvigorate the Vision for Humanity’s Future in Space

The Space Café Podcast #102:  We are wasting an opportunity for a profound break: Nahum Romero Explores How the Arts and Humanities Can Reinvigorate the Vision for Humanity's Future in Space. In this episode, Markus Mooslechner embarks with us on a visionary journey that transcends the conventional boundaries of space exploration. Nahum Romero, a distinguished artist and philosopher, delves into the indispensable role of arts and humanities in crafting a sustainable and inclusive future for humanity among the stars.

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DLR, ESA and Bavaria to Establish Moon Mission Control Center

The German Aerospace Center (DLR), the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Free State of Bavaria plan to establish the Human Exploration Control Center for future human spaceflight missions to the Moon in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. The Declaration of Intent was signed by Minister-President of Bavaria Markus Söder, DLR Divisional Board Member for Space Anke Pagels-Kerp and ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher on 13 March 2024 at the Bavarian State Chancellery.

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Space One KAIROS Rocket Explodes Midair after Launch

Space One, a Japanese private launch services provider, suffered a setback during its inaugural rocket launch as the rocket, KAIROS, exploded midair a few seconds after liftoff. The Company aimed to be the first private Japanese outfit to launch a satellite into Orbit, launching the ill-fated rocket from a new space facility in Kushimoto, Wakayama Prefecture. The rocket carried a small intelligence satellite for the Japanese Government, which it planned to insert into orbit about 500 km above the Earth's surface. 

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Rocket Lab Launches StriX-3 Satellite for Synspective

Rocket Lab USA, Inc. has launched its 45th Electron rocket, successfully deploying a fourth synthetic aperture radar satellite to Synspective’s Earth-observation constellation. "Owl Night Long", a dedicated mission for Synspective, launched from Pad B at Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand. The mission delivered a single spacecraft, the StriX-3 satellite, to a 561km Sun Synchronous Orbit, where it joined Synspective’s growing constellation.

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