July 2020

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

Vega Flight VV16 pushed to mid-August – Satellite News Digest

Due to the persistence of exceptionally unfavourable winds at altitude over the Guiana Space Center, Vega Flight VV16 – originally scheduled for 18 June 2020 – was repeatedly postponed, despite full availability the launcher and the 53 satellites on this Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS) mission. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020070101

Airbus payload on Faraday 1 satellite – Satellite News Digest

An Airbus developed next generation retaskable software defined radio payload, Prometheus 1, will be launched on the Faraday-1 cubesat from New Zealand on 3 July. The Faraday-1 mission is part of In Space Missions Ltd’s in-orbit demonstration programme. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020070102