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#SpaceWatchGL On The Road: Satellite 2020—A Fitting Start To The Decade 

By Blaine Curcio Let’s face it—the 2020s have thus far been weird. Small sample size, various black swan events, cell phones are driving us crazy, these are all true, but it still feels like 2020 is just a little bit weirder than normal, and perhaps more importantly, some of the …

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Rocket Lab to Acquire Satellite Hardware Manufacturer Sinclair Interplanetary

Space systems comapny Rocket Lab, announced on 16 March 2020 that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sinclair Interplanetary, a provider of high-quality, flight-proven satellite hardware. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. The acquisition strengthens the satellite division of Rocket Lab, which produces the Photon spacecraft …

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L3Harris Technologies Introduces New Reflector Antenna Tailored For Smallsat Missions

L3Harris Technologies has introduced a new small satellite reflector antenna that will help decrease the size, weight and overall time to produce smallsats, the company announced on 9 March 2020. Lighter and more compact than legacy designs, the new Smallsat Perimeter Truss (SPT) leverages L3Harris’ advanced Perimeter Truss design, while optimizing its …

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Exolaunch To Deliver UAE Space Agency’s Small Satellite Into Orbit On Soyuz-2

Berlin-based Exolaunch, a leading launch services and deployment system provider for small satellites, announced on 17 March 2020 that the launch of a 3U cubesat, MeznSat, for the UAE Space Agency will be performed aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket. The purpose of the satellite is to study and monitor the greenhouse …

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Mitsubishi Electric Completes New Satellite Production Facility

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced on 18 February 2020 that it has completed construction of a new facility for the production of satellites at the company’s Kamakura Works in Kamakura, Japan. Together with existing facilities, Mitsubishi Electric’s combined annual capacity will increase to 18 satellites, up from 10 at present, which …

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Guiana Space Center Suspends Launch Campaigns Due To COVID-19

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the need to fully implement the measures decided by the French government, launch campaigns underway at the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in French Guiana have been suspended, according to a statement posted by Arianaespace on 16 March 2020. These launch preparations will resume as …

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C-COM Satellite Systems Reports Profitable Fiscal Year

Canada’s C-COM Satellite Systems Inc,  a global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended 30 November 2019. The announcement was made on 16 March 2020. The company has generated revenues of CDN$13,977,909 (approximately US$9,997,630) and a net after tax profit of …

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Airbus Extends Its Reach Into Precision Agriculture Solutions With AgNeo

Airbus announced on 6 March 2020 that it has launched AgNeo, its new integrated precision farming solution for commodity and permanent crops. Delivering in-season actionable information based on satellite imagery and premium agronomic analytics, AgNeo will help customers save time, optimise inputs, and increase yields. This new product leverages Airbus’ …

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