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Viasat-3 launch moved to Ariane 64

Submit on Monday, June 17th, 2019 22:59

Viasat Inc. and Arianespace announced a modification to their original ViaSat-3 satellite launch contract, signed in 2016. Under the new agreement, the two companies agreed to move the ViaSat-3 satellite from an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle to the next-generation Ariane 64 (A64) launcher. With this contract, Viasat will become the first commercial customer to commit to launch on the A64.

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Arianespace and ESA announce JUICE launch contract

Submit on Monday, June 17th, 2019 22:58

Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA) announced the signature of a launch services contract with an Ariane launch vehicle for JUICE (JUpiter ICy moons Explorer).

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First Galileo batch-3-payload “Patrick” reaches OHB

Submit on Monday, June 17th, 2019 22:57

The first of the Batch 3 contract navigation payloads was delivered at the beginning of June by SSTL according to schedule and satellite series production for the European Satellite Navigation System Galileo is in full swing again at OHB System AG in Bremen.

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Satellite operators to generate US$13.7 billion in data revenues by 2028

Submit on Monday, June 17th, 2019 22:56

NSR’s Global Satellite Capacity Supply and Demand, 16th Edition report, confirms despite a challenging current climate for capacity sales, long-term projections are promising with revenues doubling over the next 10 years.

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AT&T T-16, Eutelsat 7C pre-launch details

Submit on Sunday, June 16th, 2019 22:59

Arianespace’s second Ariane 5 ECA launch of 2019 will place its two satellite passengers, AT&T T-16 and Eutelsat 7C, into geostationary transfer orbit. The launcher will be carrying a total payload of approximately 10,594 kg. The launch will be performed from Ariane Launch Complex No. 3 (ELA-3) in Kourou, French Guiana, on 20 June 2019 between 2143 and 2330 UTC.

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Roskosmos to replace foreign components on GLONASS satellites

Submit on Sunday, June 16th, 2019 22:58

Russia’s programme of fully replacing foreign components in GLONASS navigation satellites is due to be implemented before 2023, Chairman of the Roskosmos State Space Corporation’s Scientific and Technical Council Yuri Koptev was quoted as saying.

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