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Exolaunch to provide launch services for Rocket Factory Augsburg

Exolaunch, a Berlin-based rideshare launch and deployment solutions provider, signed a wide-ranging MOU with Germany-based launch service provider, Rocket Factory Augsburg AG (RFA), to provide end-to-end launch services for small satellites, with Exolaunch procuring launch capacities from RFA.

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Arianespace’s Ariane 5 orbits Galaxy 30, MEV-2, and BSAT-4b

Designated Flight VA253 in Arianespace’s numbering system, this mission was performed from the Spaceport’s ELA-3 launch zone – with Ariane 5 deploying its three passengers during a sequence lasting 47 minutes from liftoff to final separation. It marked the 253rd launch of an Ariane-series vehicle to date, and the 109th using an Ariane 5.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Europe’s Space Electric Propulsion Budget

EPIC CONSORTIUM SECURING OR HAMPERING EU LEADERSHIP IN SPACE?The recent decision of the EPIC Consortium to give priority to national agency programs for incremental technologies by cutting funding for much-needed disruptive technologies in half demands an open

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Cubic to deliver satellite and baseband comms for US Special Operations Command

Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) announced its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division was awarded a follow-on, single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a ceiling of $172 million from United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to deliver GATR inflatable satellite communications (SATCOM) terminals and baseband communications equipment in support of special operations forces (SOF) communications requirements.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation advances habitat development for NASA

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, is continuing to advance its development of the company’s LIFE™ Habitat (Large Inflatable Fabric Environment) under Phase 3 of NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP-2) Appendix A habitat program.

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