spacex loses falcon heavy customer ovzon to arianespace
Satellite broadband company Ovzon said Aug. 24 that a better offer from Arianespace for a 2021 launch aboard an Ariane 5 prompted it exit an agreement to launch its first fully owned satellite on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy. SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
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