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Exolaunch signs long-term launch agreement with SpaceX – Satellite News Digest

Exolaunch has signed a long-term launch agreement with SpaceX to secure Falcon 9 capacity for launching small satellites as part of SpaceX’s SmallSat Rideshare Program. Under the agreement, Exolaunch manifests multiple microsatellites and cubesats on Falcon 9 rideshare missions to a Sun-synchronous orbit throughout 2020 – 2021.

BepiColombo to perform Venus flyby – Satellite News Digest

The ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission is getting ready to fly by Venus. It will make a close approach of the planet on 15 October at 0358 UTC at a distance of approximately 10,720 km. Gravity assist flybys are needed to set the spacecraft on course for Mercury orbit.