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February 15, 2022

EMCORE to Acquire L3Harris Space and Navigation Business

EMCORE Corporation, a provider of advanced mixed-signal products that serve the aerospace & defense, communications, and sensing markets, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and liabilities of the L3Harris Space and Navigation Business for approximately $5 million in an all-cash transaction.

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January 27, 2022

The Stars Return: Draper Patents Celestial Navigation System

Scientists at Draper Laboratory have patented a celestial navigation system called a sliced-lens star tracker, which in its early form can achieve 50-meter accuracy in GNSS-denied environments. Improvements are expected as the technology evolves. Vehicles of all kinds may be able to benefit when using this system for navigating by the stars.

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EUSPA Now Controls Galileo Launches; Arianespace to Orbit 8

Arianespace recently announced it will launch a total of eight new Galileo satellites over the next few years.

The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) selected Arianespace to launch four new Galileo satellites for Europe’s satellite navigation system, according to a news release. This comes after the European Space Agency’s (ESA) order to launch four satellites last October and will complete the deployment of first-generation Galileo satellites.

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