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The Hayabusa2 re-entry capsule approved to land in Australia

The Australian Government has given the all clear to Japan’s space agency to land its capsule carrying samples from a 4.5 billion year old asteroid in the South Australian outback. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has formally approved the return of JAXA’s Hayabusa2 near Woomera later this year. …

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Kymeta to Acquire Lepton Global Solutions

Kymeta Corporation (www.kymetacorp.com) announced the successful acquisition of Lepton Global Solutions (www.leptonglobal.com), which will become a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Kymeta Corporation. Established in 2013, Lepton Global Solutions is a leading provider of satellite-based customized turn-key communications solutions and services, with expertise in the Intelligence Community, Special Operations Command, and …

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Skylo and Sony Semiconductor Israel to deploy IoT over satellite

Skylo, maker of an affordable network that connects any machine or sensor, announced a partnership with Sony Semiconductor Israel (formerly known as Altair Semiconductor). With the partnership, Skylo and Sony are the first to develop and deploy cellular IoT chipsets (branded “Altair”) that can connect via geostationary satellites, leveraging the …

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Japanese SpaceTech startup Warpspace raises USD $3 Million

Warpspace, the Japanese spacetech startup developing an inter-satellite data relay network using optical modules, announced the additional fund raising and has reached $3 M in total. The additional fund is led by a VC operated by the biggest Japanese bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd. At the same time, Warpspace’s …

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Africa is investing more money in space and satellite industry

Highlights Over USD 4 billion have been spent on satellite development in Africa up till date. For 2020, African governments budgeted an estimated USD 490 million towards their space programme compared to USD 250 million in 2019. African would have launched at least 110 Satellites by 2024 compared to the …

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Russia to place seventh Glonass ground station in Brazil

The Precision Instrument-Making Systems research and production corporation (part of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos) has signed a contract to place a non-request measuring station of the SM-Glonass satellite navigation system in the municipality of Colorado do Oeste (the state of Rondonia in Brazil), Roscosmos reported. “This is the seventh non-request …

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Latest BlackSky Satellites Deliver First Images

BlackSky, a leading provider of global monitoring services, geospatial intelligence, and satellite imagery, announced it has completed initial system checkouts and has begun delivering imagery from its fifth and sixth satellites 58 hours after launch. Taking full advantage of the advanced analytics offered by its Spectra AI platform, BlackSky is …

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Spacecom and NOVELSAT Demo High-Volume Video Delivery over AMOS-17

Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellites fleet, and NOVELSAT, a global leader in content connectivity over satellite, announced the successful demonstration of end-to-end video delivery over AMOS-17 high throughput satellite, from network core to network edge, serving user devices over a wireless network and showcasing high-quality user experience. The demonstration …

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Planets SkySat Constellation now Complete

The fleet of high-resolution imaging satellites at Planet just welcomed three new satellites to the family. On August 18, 2020, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched SkySats 19, 20 and 21 on yet another successful Starlink rideshare mission. Much like SkySats 16-18, which were launched by SpaceX on June 13, 2020, …

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Indian space startup Pixxel secures $5 million in seed funding

Indian space-technology startup Pixxel said on Wednesday it has raised $5 million in seed round led by Blume Ventures, growX ventures and Lightspeed India. The round also included contributions from Inventus Capital India and other angel investors including Stanford Angels and Ryan Johnson, a veteran in the earth imaging space, it said in a statement. The …

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