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UAE’s MBRSC Receives IAF Flag For 2020’s 71st International Astronautical Congress In Dubai

The UAE, represented by Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), received the organising committee flag for the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which is set to be held in Dubai in 2020. Al Shaibani and Pascale Ehrenfreund, the new President of the International …

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Eutelsat Orders EUTELSAT 10B Satellite for Inflight and Maritime Connectivity Services

Eutelsat has signed a letter of agreement with Thales Alenia Space for the procurement of EUTELSAT 10B, a new all-electric satellite built on the Spacebus NEO platform. Scheduled to be launched in 2022, the satellite will be located at 10° East, an orbital position that offers a unique visibility spanning …

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Vietnam Hosts 33rd Committee On Earth Observation Satellites In Hanoi

The Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) hosted the plenary of the 33rd Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) in Hanoi on 15 October 2019. The plenary involved delegations from 30 member organisations from countries such as Australia, Canada, China, France, Italy, …

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France’s CNES Enjoys Success At 70th International Astronautical Congress

On 25 October 2019 the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) came to a close in Washington, D.C. More than 6,800 representatives of the space community gathered from over 80 countries for a week of events, meetings and collaborations that will shape the future of space. The General Assembly of the …

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Germany’s Mynaric Receives 1.7 Million Euro Order For Laser Satellite Communication Terminals

Mynaric announced on 17 October 2019 that it will deliver multiple laser communication flight terminals to an undisclosed customer in an initial deal valued at EUR 1.7 million. The company’s space products are scheduled to be launched on a product validation mission which will serve as a pathfinder to integrate …

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Germany’s DLR Teams With U.S. Federal Aviation Administration For Commercial Space Traffic Management

The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Office of Commercial Space Transportation of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking to identify the data that may need to be exchanged between United States and European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP’s) prior to, during …

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Eutelsat Unveils IoT FIRST Satellite Internet Of Things Connectivity Service

On the eve of the IOT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, Eutelsat Communications  announces the launch of a pioneering satellite-based IoT connectivity service: Eutelsat IoT FIRST. Having recently unveiled its ELO constellation of nanosatellites in Low Earth Orbit, dedicated to the Internet of Things, Eutelsat has taken further steps towards …

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Kazakhstan And Belarus Extend Space Cooperation Agreement To Include Exchange Of Satellite Imagery

Kazakhstan and Belarus have extended their 2017 space cooperation agreement, and have committed to exchanging satellite imagery with each other. The agreement was extended on 25 October 2019 as part of a number of Kazakh-Belarusian cooperative initiatives. The extended space cooperation agreement was signed on behalf of Kazakhstan by its …

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Armenia And Georgia Discuss Satellite Communications Collaboration

Government ministers from Armenia and Georgia met recently to discuss a range of economic and technical cooperation proposals, among them satellite communications. Tigran Avinyan, the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, met with the Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Natia Turnava, in the Armenian capital city Yerevan on 22 …

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Polish Space Agency Signs Cooperation Agreement With NASA

The leaders of the Polish Space Agency (POLSA) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) signed a landmark Joint Statement of Intent for Space Cooperation on 24 October 2019 during the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington, D.C. On 24 October 2019, President Michal Szaniawski, head of …

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