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SpaceX launches pioneering UK maritime communications satellite

Space Daily Monday, 3 December 2018 ()
SpaceX launches pioneering UK maritime communications satelliteLondon, UK (SPX) Dec 03, 2018

British built VESTA telecommunications satellite will improve safety and security for commercial shipping. The first of its kind satellite was launched this evening (03 December) into a 575 km sun-synchronous orbit as part of Spaceflight's SSO-A SmallSat Express mission on-board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenburg Air Force Base, USA, at 18:30 GMT. VESTA ('VdES Transmitting sAte
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