December 2019

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

Delay of the day: Falcon 9 – Satellite News Digest

SpaceX called off an attempt to launch a Dragon cargo vessel aboard a Falcon 9 on 4 December owing to out-of-limits upper level winds over Cape Canaveral. Another attempt to launch the space station resupply flight is planned at 1729 UTC on 5 December.

EPS follow-on payload programme completes CDR – Satellite News Digest

The Enhanced Polar System Recapitalisation (EPS-R) Payload programme reached a major programme milestone completing a successful Delta Critical Design Review (CDR). Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is the EPS-R Payload developer via an approximately US$410 million contract awarded in February 2018 that runs through December 2023.