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Maxar Subsidiary to Design Optical Data Relay Payload for Airbus Satellite

A Maxar Technologies subsidiary has received a potential $3.2 million contract to design a payload technology for an Airbus satellite developed to support space-based data transmission efforts. MDA will develop preliminary designs, evaluate applicable tools and identify enhancement methods for the optical data relay payload of Airbus’ third SpaceDataHighway satellite, also called the European Data …

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Carissa Christensen: Venture Capital Firms Show Increased Interest in Space Companies

Carissa Christensen, CEO of Bryce Space and Technology, has said venture capital firms have made “consistent” investments in space companies amid the lack of “megadeals” involving space startups in 2017, Space News reported Tuesday. Christensen said Tuesday at the SpaceCom Expo in Houston, Texas, that the previous two years each recorded …

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