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  • U.S.-Brazil agreement goes beyond launch
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    WASHINGTON — While a recent agreement signed between the United States and Brazil has been touted as enabling American launches from a Brazilian spaceport, the agreement’s biggest effect may be on other aspects of aerospace cooperation between the two nations. A technology safeguards agreement (TSA) was signed March 18 by… Read more »
  • Air Force poised to release final solicitation notice for national security space launch
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    WASHINGTON — Air Force officials are scheduled to meet this week with Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord to go over the final details of a solicitation notice for the procurement of national security launch services. A green light from Lord is the last item on the… Read more »
  • EchoStar, Khosla Ventures invest $60 million in Wyler-backed broadband venture
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    WASHINGTON — Tarana Wireless, a broadband infrastructure developer that counts OneWeb founder Greg Wyler among its backers, raised $60 million from satellite operator EchoStar and Khosla Ventures. Santa Clara, California-based Tarana has raised $200 million in total from investors that include AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and Wyler’s 1010 Holdings, LLC. Tarana… Read more »
  • Space Council seeks urgency in NASA exploration plans
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    SILVER SPRING, Md. — The National Space Council will likely press NASA at its upcoming meeting to speed up its plans to return humans to the moon as the agency continues to study alternative approaches for the next flight of its Orion spacecraft. Scott Pace, executive secretary of the National… Read more »
  • Arianespace Vega launches Italian imaging satellite
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    WASHINGTON — European launch provider Arianespace conducted its third launch of the year March 21, orbiting a remote-sensing satellite for the Italian Space Agency on a Vega rocket. Vega, Arianespace’s light-lift vehicle, took off from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 9:50 p.m. Eastern. PRISMA, the PRecursore IperSpettrale della… Read more »
  • Canada pledges additional support for LEO broadband satellites
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    VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Canadian government has vowed to increase the level of funding for the development of low Earth orbit satellites that can bring internet services to rural parts of the country. Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced in last year’s government budget released in February 2018 that (CAN) $100 million… Read more »
  • Almost Ready: SpaceX has work to do before Dragon is ready to carry crew
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    This article originally appeared in the March 11, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Among the thousands of spectators who watched the Falcon 9 launch of the first Crew Dragon spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Center in the early morning hours of March 2, few had greater interest in the mission… Read more »

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Launch Date Launch Site Rocket Payload Mission
– 9 March Kourou Ariane 5 ECA Hot Bird 7A, SPAINSAT Communication satellites
– 14 March Vandenberg Pegasus Space Tech 5 3 micro satellites
– 30 March Baikonur Soyuz ISS 12S Expedition 12 crew
– 20 April Cape Canaveral Atlas 5 Astra 1KR Communication satellite
– 10 May Cape Canaveral Discovery STS-121 Manned spaceflight
– 17 May Baikonur Proton-M Hot Bird 8 Communication satellite
– 30 Juin Baikonur Soyuz Fregat METOP Weather satellite
– 22 July Cape Canaveral Delta 2 STEREO Study of the Sun