LOGAN, Utah — Satellite M2M/IoT startup Astrocast and payload-dispenser provider D-Orbit announced an agreement for the launch of ten nanosatellites aboard an Arianespace Vega small-sat launcher in late 2019 or early 2020.
The agreement, signed Aug. 7 on the sidelines of the Smallsat 2018 conference, will see the spacecraft ride as a secondary payload aboard the new Vega-C vehicle in development at Avio SpA of Colleferro, Italy; and Europe’s ArianeGroup.
Astrocast said that its nanosats could also ride on the existing Vega vehicle; the . . .
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