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The Spaceport Company Successfully Tests Offshore Launch

The Spaceport Company has successfully tested its mobile floating spaceport prototype yesterday by conducting the first-ever commercial rocket launches from U.S. territorial waters. This is because the Company launched multiple rockets in one day from a modified ship located in the Gulf of Mexico. As a result, it proved the potential for offshore spaceports to ease congestion at existing launch ranges and expedite the delivery of satellites to orbit.

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L3Harris Receives Contract for Intelligence Community

L3Harris Technologies has received an Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) contract to provide technology, including modeling and simulation studies, that will help characterize and predict human mobility. As a result, L3Harris will support the Hidden Activity Signal and Trajectory Anomaly Characterization (HAYSTAC) program by laying the groundwork for generating and analyzing human activities that produce data captured by GPS, Bluetooth, and other systems. The goal of modeling and simulation research is to help transform future autonomous systems.

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SSC, OneWeb, and Northwestel Partner on Sat Connectivity

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has signed a ten-year contract with the low Earth orbit satellite communications company OneWeb to build and manage a new OneWeb Satellite Network Portal (SNP) in Yellowknife, NW, Canada. This new SNP will deliver increased bandwidth, performance, and resiliency to all OneWeb services active today across Northern Canada.

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Space Cafè Radio – from 38th Space Symposium – with Andrew Faiola

In this  Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Andrew Faiola, Commercial Director of Astroscale Ltd., the UK and European subsidiary of Astroscale Holdings Inc. , the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability,

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Ax-2 Mission Launches Four Private Astronauts to the ISS

Axiom Space

Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2) has successfully launched four private astronauts from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the International Space Station (ISS). The Ax-2 crew is now in orbit following a 5:37 p.m. EDT liftoff. The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is now anticipated to dock to the space-facing port of the ISS Harmony module. around 9:16 a.m. (EDT) on Monday, May 22.

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