News & Events

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Maxar Technologies completes U.S. domestication – Satellite News Digest

Maxar Technologies Inc. announced the completion of its statutory plan of arrangement, pursuant to which the ultimate parent company of Maxar Technologies Ltd. ("Maxar Canada") became an entity incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in the United States of America (the "U.S. domestication").

Last Russian launch of 2018 successful – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat; Payload: Kanopus-V No. 5, Kanopus-V No. 6, 26 small satellites; Date: 27 December 2018, 0207 UTC; Launch site: Vostochny, Russia. In accordance with the flight programme, the Fregat upper stage injected primary and piggyback payload satellites into low-Earth orbit.

China launches another mystery satellite – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3C/G2; Payload: Tongxin Jishu Shiyan Weixing 3 (TJSW-3, TJS-3); Date: 24 December 2018, 1653 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. State media confirmed success of the launch 40 minutes later via social media, with the satellite inserted into geostationary transfer orbit.