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QinetiQ Wins $37.3 Million Mercury Mission Award

QinetiQ has been awarded a $37.3 million contact by EADS Astrium. The contract calls for QinetiQ to furnish the European Space Agency’s BepiColombo satellite mission with a solar-electric propulsion system. The mission to Mercury is slated to launch in 2014. Taking into account Mercury’s gravitational pull, the firm plans to …

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