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Vega VV17 fails, Taranis and SEOSAT-Ingenio satellites both lost

Paris, 17 November 2020. – A Vega rocket with France’s Taranis and Spain’s SEOSAT-Ingenio satellites on board failed yesterday, Arianespace said; both satellites were lost. “8 minutes after liftoff of Vega mission VV17, following the first ignition of the engine of the Avum upper stage, a deviation of trajectory was …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup 9 Nov – 15 Nov 2020

by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup 9 Nov – 15 Nov 2020”. Hello and welcome to another episode …

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SEOSAT-Ingenio imaging satellite ready for launch from Kourou

Luxembourg, 12 November 2020. – The Spanish Earth-imaging SEOSAT-Ingenio satellite will be launched on a Vega rocket from French Guiana on 17 November, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced. SEOSAT-Ingenio carries a high-resolution dual camera to image the Earth with a resolution of 2.5 meters. With its capability to look …

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#SpaceWatchGL interviews: Juan Tomas Hernani, CEO Satlantis, about Earth Observation, smart imaging and super resolution

High Resolution from the Low Earth Orbit: Founded in 2014, the Bilbao/Spain-based Satlantis is a pioneer and frontrunner in Earth Observation today. SpaceWatch.Global’s Editor in Chief Markus Payer spoke with Satlantis CEO Juan Tomas Hernani about trends in the industry and technology, public and private funding, rideshare and the unprecedented …

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French weather research satellite Taranis to launch mid-November

Paris, 8 November 2020. – The French weather research satellite Taranis is set to launch on a Vega rocket from French Guiana in the night from 16 to 17 November, the French national research center CNRS announced. Taranis is to study the bursts of X- and gamma rays that come …

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Airbus UK to develop ESA’s TRUTHS climate observation project

Paris, 4 November 2020. – The European Space Agency (ESA) has contracted Airbus in the UK to conduct feasibility studies and lead the pre-development of its TRUTHS mission. TRUTHS stands for Traceable Radiometry Underpinning Terrestrial and Helio Studies and is a space-based climate and calibration observing system to improve confidence …

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E2MC Update On Space-Financing Rounds in October 2020

by Raphael Roettgen Despite the absence of any triple-digit million rounds, we still saw over $100 million of financing activity in the space sector in October 2020. This sum is excluding public sector awards, principally the roughly $370 million to 14 companies that were announced under NASA’s Tipping Point program. …

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Kleos to launch four scouting smallsats on Indian rocket

Paris, 1 November 2020. – Kleos Space is on track for launching four Scouting Mission satellites on an Indian vehicle, the Luxembourg-based Earth monitoring company announced. The mission team completed the preparation of the four smallsats for a launch on board a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on 7 November, …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: SATELLITE IMAGERY MONITORING CONFLICT & ARMS EMBARGO

by Skye Boag, Marketing Manager at European Space Imaging Since February 2011, there has been an arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council on Libya concerning the supply of arms and military equipment to and from Libya. This embargo is repeatedly violated by countries funnelling not only goods …

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