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Atlas V NROL-61 set for 28 July

Submit on Monday, July 25th, 2016 22:59

Everything is progressing toward the Atlas V launch carrying the NROL-61 satellite, United Launch Alliance said.

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Dream Chaser passes second CRS-2 milestone

Submit on Monday, July 25th, 2016 22:58

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has passed the second Integration Certification Milestone under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS-2) contract.

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DMSP F19 officially declared total loss

Submit on Monday, July 25th, 2016 22:57

The U.S. Air Force’s DMSP F19 weather satellite, which failed two years into its planned five-year lifetime, cannot be recovered, officials said.

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Intelsat 33e shipped to Kourou

Submit on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 22:59

Intelsat S.A. announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of the Intelsat EpicNG series of high throughput satellites (“HTS”), arrived at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will undergo final preparations before its scheduled launch on an Ariane 5 rocket on 24 August 2016.

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Cobham wins satellite motion control order

Submit on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 22:58

Cobham recently received an award from Northrop Grumman valued at approximately US$8 million for motion control technology for the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) instrument to be flown on the Joint Polar Satellite System 3 (JPSS-3) and 4 (JPSS-4) satellites.

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(D)GPS jamming: GLONASS to the rescue?

Submit on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 22:57

The University of Nottingham and Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA) are investigating how to prevent shipping Global Positioning Signals (GPS) being jammed in potential cyberattacks that may cause vessels to go off course and collide or run aground.

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