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Ovzon taps in SpaceX for delayed debut satellite

Ovzon said Feb. 3 the launch of its first satellite has been pushed out by at least another five months after manufacturing delays forced it to swap out Arianespace for SpaceX. The post Ovzon taps in SpaceX for delayed debut satellite appeared first on SpaceNews.

Sidus Space raises $5.2 million for LEO constellation

Sidus Space has raised $5.2 million from the stock market to support LizzieSat, a multipurpose constellation it expects to start deploying in low Earth orbit this year. The post Sidus Space raises $5.2 million for LEO constellation appeared first on SpaceNews.

AF Week in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

Former ILS president hired as new Spaceflight CEO

Space transportation services provider Spaceflight Inc. has hired the former president of International Launch Services as its new chief executive. The post Former ILS president hired as new Spaceflight CEO appeared first on SpaceNews.

NASA changes landing site for Peregrine lunar lander

NASA and Astrobotic have changed the landing site for the company’s first lunar lander mission shortly before its scheduled launch, moving the mission to a location of greater scientific interest. The post NASA changes landing site for Peregrine lunar lander appeared first on SpaceNews.

China to build satellite ground stations in Antarctica

China is to construct new ground station facilities to its Zhongshan research base in Antarctica to support satellite data acquisition.  The post China to build satellite ground stations in Antarctica appeared first on SpaceNews.

ISRO completes investigation into SSLV launch failure

ISRO says it has identified and corrected the problem that doomed the first flight of a small launch vehicle as it gears up for a second attempt. The post ISRO completes investigation into SSLV launch failure appeared first on SpaceNews.

Virgin Orbit raises $10 million as financial stopgap

Virgin Orbit said Feb. 1 it raised $10 million from another Virgin affiliate, a move that provides only a short-term fix to its financial difficulties. The post Virgin Orbit raises $10 million as financial stopgap appeared first on SpaceNews.

OneWeb secures $50 million Canadian satellite capacity deal

Remote communications provider Galaxy Broadband said Feb. 1 it is buying capacity from OneWeb for $50 million in a multi-year deal to offer low Earth orbit broadband services to more sites across Canada. The post OneWeb secures $50 million Canadian satellite capacity deal appeared first on SpaceNews.

South Korea picks Vega C to launch satellite grounded by Russian sanctions

South Korea has selected Arianespace’s Vega C rocket to launch a multipurpose imaging satellite, KOMPSAT-6, that has remained grounded due to sanctions imposed on Russia for invading Ukraine. The post South Korea picks Vega C to launch satellite grounded by Russian sanctions appeared first on SpaceNews.