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Astra 2G ready for launch

Submit on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 22:59

SES S.A. announced that the Astra 2G satellite is ready for its scheduled launch on board an ILS Proton booster from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 27 December at 2237 UTC.

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Four Galileo satellites at ESA test centre

Submit on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 22:58

The latest Galileo navigation satellite will undergo a full checkout in Europe’s largest satellite test facility to prove its readiness for space.

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VGTRK moves digital channels to Russian satellites

Submit on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 22:57

The All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK) and RSCC have agreed to transfer transmission of digital channels from international to domestic satellites.

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Russia launches spy satellite for undisclosed customer

Submit on Friday, December 19th, 2014 22:59

Rocket: Strela; Payload: Kondor-E2; Date: 19 December, 0443 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The radar imaging satellites was successfully deployed to its target orbit.

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MUOS-3 encapsulated in launch vehicle fairing

Submit on Friday, December 19th, 2014 22:58

The third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated into its payload fairing on 18 December. It is scheduled to launch 20 January aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Millennium Space Systems qualifies AQUILA M8 satellite structure

Submit on Friday, December 19th, 2014 22:57

Millennium Space Systems announced the completion of structural qualification of its AQUILA M8 satellite structure. AQUILA M8–under development for a confidential customer–joins Millennium’s AQUILA platform product line, supporting missions of up to 3000 kg total mass in low, medium and geostationary Earth orbits (LEO, MEO and GEO).

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