Top news of the week: 16.06.2020.

#VV16 #SSMS #Vega #artemis #Moon2024 #Arianespace #Yamasa #Mitsui

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On Jun 13, 2020
@timmermansr shared
RT @vega_sts: Need a rideshare? 🚀 The launch date for Vega launch #VV16 has been set to 18 June, one week from today! This launch will see Vega orbit 53 small satellites in a single launch thanks to the new payload dispenser SSMS which enables rideshare missions. More: https://t.co/Z3Lnb1hE7P https://t.co/zVOK5tZ2se
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Flight VV16: For the first Vega mission of 2020, Arianespace will perform the Small Spacecraft Mission Service Proof of Concept flight

Flight VV16: For the first Vega mission of 2020, Arianespace will perform the Small Spacecraft Mission Service Proof of Concept flight

With this mission, designated Flight VV16, Arianespace underscores its comprehensive range of innovative and competitive services to address the nano- and micro-satellite market ...

On Jun 15, 2020
@NASAWatch shared
RT @SpaceRef: NASA Prepares To Send Artemis I Booster Segments to Kennedy for Stacking https://t.co/AhAk5woRDf #artemis #Moon2024 https://t.co/oczac9z3sv
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NASA Prepares To Send Artemis I Booster Segments to Kennedy for Stacking

NASA Prepares To Send Artemis I Booster Segments to Kennedy for Stacking

As it soars off the launch pad for the Artemis I missions, NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is powered by two solid rocket boosters. Critical parts of the booster will soon …

On Jun 12, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceAcademyFd: https://t.co/2vWKntElpX
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On Jun 12, 2020
@b0yle shared
Japan's #Mitsui and #Yamasa finish acquisition of @SpaceflightInc, with @BlackSky_Inc satellite venture going its own way: https://t.co/GpW1Yqog65 H/T @jodisorensen @grantbonin https://t.co/7fOpSm1xud
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Japanese firms finish acquisition of Spaceflight, with BlackSky satellite venture going its own way

Japanese firms finish acquisition of Spaceflight, with BlackSky satellite venture going its own way

Japan’s Mitsui & Co., working in partnership with Yamasa Co. Ltd., has completed the acquisition of Spaceflight from its parent company, Spaceflight Industries.

On Jun 11, 2020
@spacecom shared
AAC Clyde Space to Develop Next-Gen Satellites With 3.2 Million Pound Award from Scottish Enterprise https://t.co/rbqFZhlZp2 via @spacecom
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AAC Clyde Space to Develop Next-Gen Satellites With 3.2 Million Pound Award from Scottish Enterprise

AAC Clyde Space to Develop Next-Gen Satellites With 3.2 Million Pound Award from Scottish Enterprise

GLASGOW, Scotland (AAC Clyde Space PR) — AAC Clyde Space Glasgow will develop, manufacture and gain in-orbit heritage on its next generation nano and small satellites having …

On Jun 12, 2020
@esa shared
Europe’s next @vega_sts launch features a new dispenser called the Small Spacecraft Mission Service, which will transport more than 50 satellites into orbit on the first 'rideshare' mission dedicated to small satellites. Launch is set for next week 👉 https://t.co/L0SQnvyjJx https://t.co/PpnjBt2yl3
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Rideshare service for light satellites to launch on Vega

Rideshare service for light satellites to launch on Vega

Europe’s next Vega launch will premiere a new dispenser called the Small Spacecraft Mission Service, or SSMS. It will transport more than 50 satellites at once into orbit on the first ...

On Jun 15, 2020
@arstechnica shared
The US military is getting serious about nuclear thermal propulsion https://t.co/F1YKwg12NJ by @SciGuySpace
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The US military is getting serious about nuclear thermal propulsion

The US military is getting serious about nuclear thermal propulsion

“Activity in cislunar space is expected to increase considerably in the coming years.”

On Jun 10, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
FIRST UP | Crew Dragon looking good for extended stay • 8,500 apply for Space Force transfer • FCC changes tune on LEO constellation subsidies - https://t.co/9teXiYGb2X https://t.co/YOEmAdqYjC
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NASA is increasingly confident the Crew Dragon spacecraft launched to the International Space Station last month will be able to stay there for at least a couple months. NASA …