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SpaceX launches pioneering UK maritime communications satellite

By | December 6, 2018

British built VESTA telecommunications satellite will improve safety and security for commercial shipping. The first of its kind satellite was launched on 3rd December into a 575 km sun-synchronous orbit as part of Spaceflight’s SSO-A SmallSat Express mission on-board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenburg Air Force Base, USA, at 18:30 GMT. VESTA (‘VdES… Read More »