Meggitt PLC signs SMARTSupport agreement with FL Technics, for the supply of MRO services across the Eastern European region

Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specialising in high performance components for the aerospace, defence and selected energy markets, has signed a 3 year, multimillion Euro SMARTSupport contract with FL Technics to supply MRO (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) services for sensors, valves, actuators and fire extinguishers to operators across Eastern Europe and Russia. The agreement also includes support for FL Technics sister company, Jet Maintenance Solutions.

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NASA Shares Webb Telescope Media Briefing Schedule, Resources NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is the largest, most powerful, and most complex space science telescope ever built.

NASA Shares Webb Telescope Media Briefing Schedule, Resources

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is the largest, most powerful, and most complex space science telescope ever built.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is the largest, most powerful, and most complex space science telescope ever built.
Credits: NASA/Chris Gunn

NASA will hold a series of virtual media briefings and events leading up to the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory of the next decade. Webb, an international partnership with the European and Canadian space agencies, is targeted for launch Dec. 18 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, on the northeastern coast of South America.

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NASA Announces Winners of Deep Space Food Challenge

NASA Announces Winners of Deep Space Food Challenge

NASA astronaut Megan McArthur enjoys fresh food on the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Megan McArthur enjoys fresh food on the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA

Variety, nutrition, and taste are some considerations when developing food for astronauts. For NASA’s Deep Space Food Challenge, students, chefs, small businesses, and others whipped up novel food technology designs to bring new solutions to the table.

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Ucore and Alaska’s Southeast Conference Execute MOA for the Funding of Strategic Metals Complex

Highlights
  • Ucore is developing the Alaska SMC for the processing of rare earth elements in Southeast Alaska
  • Vital Metals is producing rare earth concentrate from its Nechalacho rare earth project in NWT, Canada
  • Vital Metals is constructing a Rare Earth Extraction Plant to produce a mixed rare earth chemical concentrate in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from the Nechalacho deposit
  • The Alaska SMC is planned to commence production of up to 2000 tonnes per annum (tpa) of individual rare earth oxides from US-allied feedstock by H1-2024
  • Vital Metals is expected to commence the supply of a minimum of 500 tpa of a cerium depleted concentrate to Ucore in 2024; expandable to over 2,500 tpa by 2026
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — October 19, 2021 —Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (“Ucore” or the “Company”) (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) is pleased to announce the execution of a Memorandum Of Understanding (“MOU”) setting forth certain nonbinding understandings and binding agreements between Ucore and Vital Metals Limited (ASX:VML) (“Vital Metals” or “Vital”) (collectively the “Parties”). The MOU is the first step towards the establishment of a long-term supply agreement for the delivery of mixed rare earth chemical concentrate (“MREC”) from Vital Metals’ Nechalacho project to Ucore’s planned Alaska Strategic Metals Complex (“Alasks SMC”) in Ketchikan, Alaska. The MREC will be shipped from Vital’s Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Rare Earth Extraction Plant which is expected to enter into production in 2022.

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Satellite Vu raise £15m to help launch Space satellites within two hours

  • The fundraising is Satellite Vu’s second successful raise in the last six months, raising a total of £19 million (US$26m) over the period
  • The new funding will allow the Company to launch seven British made satellites into space to monitor the thermal footprint of any building on the planet every 1-2 hours
  • Satellite Vu’s latest funding round of £15 million ($20.7mn) was led by the Seraphim Space Investment Trust Plc, the world’s first listed Space Tech Fund. Also investing in the round include Draper Esprit; A/O PropTech, Europe’s largest proptech VC and Ridgeline Ventures.

 

London 20, October 2021: British satellite scale-up Satellite Vu, founded in 2016, has successfully raised £15 million ($20.7 million), as it looks to ramp up its plans to launch seven thermal and infrared imaging satellites into space that will be able to provide real-time data on how green every building on the planet is.

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