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NorSat-3 Maritime Tracking Microsatellite Launches

The Norwegian Space Agency has announced the successful launch of the NorSat-3 maritime tracking microsatellite built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) in Toronto. NorSat-3 launched aboard Vega Flight VV 18 from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. NorSat-3 is the 17th SFL satellite launched in the past eight months. NorSat-3 carries two instrument payloads. The primary device is an

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12 SFL Satellites Launch on SpaceX

Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), a developer of complete microspace missions, launched and successfully deployed 12 satellites on January 24, 2021. The SpaceX Falcon 9 ride-sharing mission carried three different SFL-designed microspace platforms into orbit for three separate commercial constellations. The January 24 launch included: Three formation-flying, radio-frequency geolocating microsatellites built upon SFL’s 30-kg DEFIANT platform for HawkEye 360 Inc. One

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Virtual Meeting Feb 3 to 4: Ocean Decade in US

On February 3 to 4, the National Academies (NAS) will host a virtual meeting to launch U.S. efforts related to the Ocean Decade. The program is designed to facilitate discussion, with a focus on developing “Ocean-Shot” ideas that could be transformative in attaining Ocean Decade goals. Headline speakers include Monica Medina of Our Daily Planet; Margaret Leinen, director of Scripps

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