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First Spacebus Neo satellite launched

Ariane 5’s first launch of 2020 has delivered two telecom satellites, Konnect and GSAT-30, into their planned transfer orbits. Arianespace announced liftoff at 21:05 GMT (22:05 CET, 18:05 local time) this evening from Europe’s...

Plant-powered sensor sends signal to space

A device that uses electricity generated by plants as its power source has communicated via satellite – a world first. Such sensors could be used to connect everyday objects in remote locations, enabling them to send and...

First Spacebus Neo satellite set for launch

The first satellite developed under an initiative to help European industry deliver competitive satellites for the commercial telecommunications market has entered its final phase before launch.

LEROS 10 reaction control thruster is qualified

The high-performance and low-cost LEROS 10 thruster, developed by Nammo Westcott Ltd in the frame of ESA’s Neosat Partnership Project, has recently completed its comprehensive qualification programme and is ready to perform its...

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    The hiSky project is focused on the development and demonstration of an advanced satellite communication system, tools and services models for voice, data and IoT communication. This allows the establishment of a fully functional Satellite Virtual Network Operator SVNO operation.

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