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Ukraine’s Yuzhnoye Reportedly Looking To Build Four Types Of Mayak Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle

Ukrainian and Russian press are reporting that Ukrainian aerospace giant and design office Yuzhnoye is planning to build four variants of its Mayak heavy lift space launch vehicle, subject to Western investment. The four variants are the Mayak SH-3, capable of lofting 59 tonne payloads to low-Earth orbit (LEO); Mayak …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Ksenia Synkova

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Ksenia Synkova of SpaceWatch.Global. by Ksenia Synkova As we reflect on 2019 and look forward to a New Year, I would like to …

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Azerbaijan’s AzerCosmos To Provide DTT Services To Tanzania Via Azam TV

Azercosmos signed an agreement with the digital satellite services provider Azam TV on 24 December 2019 for the provision of Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT) services to the country of Tanzania. Under the agreement, the DTT services will be provided to viewers in Tanzania via the C-band of telecommunication satellite Azerspace-1. …

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Russia Proposes To Jointly Build SAR Earth Observation Satellites With Belarus

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Aleksandr Sergeyev, has stated that Russia intends to build a group of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) Earth observation satellites with assistance from the space and satellite industry of Belarus, according to Belarusian news agency BELTA. Sergeyev revealed the Earth observation satellite plan …

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BRICS Member States Negotiating Earth Observation Satellite Sharing Framework

The member states of the BRICS economic bloc – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – are in the midst of negotiating a mutually beneficial framework that will allow each country to access certain Earth observation satellites from each other, according to various press reports. The aim, according to …

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Turkmenistan Declares Technical Requirements Agreed For First Earth Observation Satellite

The government of the Central Asian state of Turkmenistan has announced that it has agreed to the technical requirements for the design, construction, and launch of its first Earth observation satellite, according to press reports in Turkmenistan. Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister Bayramgeldy Ovezov told an industrial and telecommunications workshop in …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Why we don’t understand what a space race means

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Prof. Mai’a K. Davis Cross, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Why we don’t understand what a space race means ”, originally published on 7 December 2019 in International Affairs by Oxford …

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Russia’s RSCC And Azerbaijan’s AzerCosmos Sign SATCOM Sharing Agreement

Azerbaijan’s state space corporation, AzerCosmos OJSC, and the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC – also known as the Russian Satellite Communications Federal State Unitary Enterprise) inked a cooperative agreement in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, on 5 December 2019. The agreement allows for the parties to use each other’s …

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