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Spaceflight makes launch deal with Relativity

Seattle-based Spaceflight has signed a launch services agreement to put payloads on Relativity Space’s Terran 1 rocket. Relativity, a startup that got its start in Seattle but is now headquartered in Los Angeles, says the agreement covers the purchase of a first … Continue reading

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Indian rocket puts 29 satellites in orbit

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle has put a military satellite and 28 secondary payloads into orbit, with Seattle-based Spaceflight and other commercial ventures playing supporting roles. The PSLV C45 mission lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at 9:27 … Continue reading

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Spaceflight wins a shout-out as a disruptor

Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries has taken the spotlight in a research note from Morgan Stanley for disrupting the process of putting satellites in space — in a good way. The note, sent to the investment firm’s clients last Friday by analyst Adam Jonas and his colleagues, … Continue reading

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Israeli lunar lander passes pre-launch tests

The managers of Israel’s first mission to the moon say their lunar lander has passed a crucial set of tests in preparation for February’s launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with an assist from a Seattle space company. SpaceIL’s … Continue reading

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Swarm Technologies stung by $900,000 fine

The Federal Communications Commission says Swarm Technologies must pay a $900,000 fine and be subject to increased scrutiny for having a tiny set of satellites launched without authorization. The penalties were laid out in a consent decree issued today. “We will aggressively enforce … Continue reading

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Spaceflight strikes deal for Brazilian satellite launch

Seattle-based Spaceflight says it’s struck one of its biggest deals for a satellite launch with Brazil’s space research institute, focusing on putting the Amazonia-1 satellite into low Earth orbit in mid-2020. The contract was awarded on Dec. 18 during a ceremony in São … Continue reading

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Images stream in from a new crop of satellites

More than 100 payloads have been put into orbit over the past couple of weeks, including 64 satellites riding a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and 31 satellites that were launched by an Indian PSLV rocket. Some of those satellites are already beaming back pictures … Continue reading

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