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Delta IV launches GSO spy satellites

Submit on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 22:59

Rocket: Delta IV Medium-plus (4,2); Payload: two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites, Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space (ANGELS); Date: 28 July 2014, 2328 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA.

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Rocket Lab announces new rocket

Submit on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 22:58

Rocket Lab announced its plan for the creation of Electron, a lightweight, cost-effective rocket, making it easier for companies to launch small satellites into orbit.

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NEC and Mexican Space Agency collaborate in satellite development

Submit on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 22:57

NEC Corporation and the Mexican Space Agency (AEM), under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of advanced satellites.

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SMC awards first-of-its-kind hosted payload solutions contract

Submit on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 22:56

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center awarded an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract under the Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) programme on 10 July.

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Boeing resells Inmarsat-5 satellite bandwidth to U.S. Government

Submit on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 22:55

In a first-of-its-kind arrangement for the company, Boeing is providing a U.S. government customer with military Ka-band satellite communications service from a commercial satellite.

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Ariane 5 is cleared for its fifth and final ATV mission

Submit on Monday, July 28th, 2014 22:59

Arianespace’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 workhorse has been given the go-ahead for Flight VA219 – a record mission carrying Europe’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV).

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