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Phantom Space Corporation and Equatorial Launch Australia Expand Scope of Future Equatorial Orbit Launches from Arnhem Space Centre

Equatorial Launch Australia — April 19, 2023 — (ELA) the developer, owner and operator of the Arnhem Space Centre (ASC) on the Gove Peninsula in Australia’s Northern Territory,  having previously signed an undisclosed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with American space transportation and rocket manufacturing company Phantom Space Corporation in Sept 2022, is now working towards…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Provide Propulsion for Three Additional Orion Spacecraft

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REDMOND, Wash. — April 19, 2023 — Aerojet Rocketdyne recently received a $67 million contract award from Lockheed Martin to provide propulsion systems for the Orion spacecraft that are planned to launch on Artemis missions VI-VIII. This new work is an extension of the 2019 Orion Production and Operations Contract (OPOC). The Orion spacecraft recently completed…

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Company Partners with InterFlight Global Europe to Establish Astroport Europe for Lunar Construction Operations

LUXEMBOURG – April 19, 2023 — Astroport Space Technologies, Inc., headquartered in San Antonio Texas, USA, and InterFlight Global Europe, S.à r.l. , headquartered in Luxembourg, announce their joint partnership for the launch of Astroport Space Technologies S.à r.l.  (Astroport Europe). The two companies unveiled the new Astroport subsidiary at the European Space Resources Week annual…

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L3Harris Awarded $145 Million Contract to Modernize US Space Domain Awareness Capabilities

MELBOURNE, Fla. — April 19, 2023 — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) announced the award of option year four of the Maintenance Of Space Situational Awareness Integrated Capabilities (MOSSAIC) program. The $145 million contract from the U.S. Space Force continues the modernization and sustainment of critical space infrastructure enabling the Space Force core competency of Space…

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L3Harris Awarded Booster Avionics Contract for NASA Artemis Missions

MELBOURNE, Fla. — April 18, 2023 — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) announced a $27 million contract to support NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Booster Obsolescence and Life Extension program. Developed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman, the solid rocket boosters power the rocket at launch. L3Harris’ role on the program includes system control performance during the…

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L3Harris to Provide Audio System for NASA’s First Crewed Flight to the Moon Since Apollo

MELBOURNE, Fla. — April 18, 2023 — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) will provide the Mission Astronaut Communication System for NASA’s Artemis II mission, America’s first crewed flight to the Moon in more than 50 years. L3Harris supplies the critical audio interface, speaker and control unit onboard the Lockheed Martin-built Orion spacecraft, which allows mission-essential communication among…

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Space Sustainability Innovator ClearSpace Expands to the United States

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — April 17, 2023 — ClearSpace, the innovative deep-tech company founded in Switzerland, is on a mission to deliver transformative in-orbit services that enable a vibrant, resilient, and sustainable space industry. The announcement today of its US subsidiary, ClearSpace Today, Inc., represents its first expansion beyond Europe, bringing its core technologies to…

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Dutch Space Sector Strengthens Position in the United States

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — April 17, 2023— A delegation comprising select companies, institutions and members of the Dutch Defence Ministry are at the 38th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs in the United States this week. From 17-20 April 2023, under the joint NL Space umbrella, they represent the Dutch space industry. This year’s delegation is the largest…

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From the Earth to Mars, a New Graphic Novel from Space Pioneer Jeffrey Manber is Now Available

DENVER, Colo — April 18, 2023 — Over 100 years ago, the first generation of space pioneers took the first steps to make space exploration the reality we know today. From space tourism to orbiting hotels and permanent colonies on the Moon and one day even Mars, the exploration of space is humanity’s next great journey.…

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High Honors Awarded at Space Symposium Opening Ceremonies

Awardees Recognized for Excellence in Lifetime Space Achievement, Space Exploration, Space Achievement, Space Education, and Public Outreach COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 17, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today distributed its most prominent awards at the annual Space Symposium’s opening ceremonies…

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