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Airbus To Build Platform for CNES-DLR Merlin Methane-monitoring Satellite

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CNES awarded Airbus Defence and Space a contract worth 30 million euros to build the spacecraft platform and perform payload integration for the French-German Merlin methane-monitoring satellite.

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DLR Renews Cooperation with SNC on Dream Chaser
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Germany Agrees to Forgo Ariane 5 Upgrade in Favor of Next-generation Launcher

To Win Over Germany, ESA Maps out How Ariane 6 Would Save Everyone Money

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ESA is proposing to inject 8 billion euros into Europe’s launch sector over 10 years starting in 2015, including some 4.3 billion euros on a new Ariane 6 rocket.

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Germany Insists Controversial ‘Space Protocol’ Protects Startups

Germany Joins European Military Bandwidth-sharing Program

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Germany became the 10th EU nation to join EDA’s program to pool and share purchases of commercial satellite bandwidth for military and government use.

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ESA Ministerial in Doubt as France, Germany Remain Far Apart on Future Launcher

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