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LuxSpace is a European space systems contractor based in Betzdorf in Luxembourg. It was founded in November 2004 as a daughter company of OHB AG, and began operations as a joint venture with SES Astra in January 2005.[1]

In 2009 the company's first satellite, PathFinder2A was launched. VesselSat-1 was launched on October 12, 2011 as part of the GapFiller program;[2] followed by its twin VesselSat-2 on January 9, 2012.


  1. ^ (31 January 2005). "OHB-SES Venture Targets Space, Defense Markets", Space News 16 (4): 13.
  2. ^ Lakshmana, LK (12 October 2011). "India joins space big league Archived 2012-01-21 at the Wayback Machine.", Hindustan Times. Retrieved 26 January 2012.

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