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Delay of the day: Soyuz/Galileo

Submit on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 22:59

Arianespace on 21 August decided to postpone the launch of Soyuz flight VS09 carrying Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites.

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Ariane 5 ES to launch 12 Galileo FOC satellites

Submit on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 22:58

Arianespace and ESA, acting on behalf of the European Commission, have signed a contract for three launch services with Ariane 5 ES in order to step up the deployment of the European navigation system Galileo.

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Launch date for Lockheed Martin-built CLIO set for 16 September

Submit on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 22:57

The launch date for the U.S. government’s CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, has been set for 16 September 2014. CLIO will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

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Airbus DS delivers Sentinel-2A environmental monitoring satellite for testing

Submit on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 22:56

In the coming months, the Sentinel-2A satellite will undergo a series of environmental tests at IABG, near Munich, Germany, to determine its suitability for use in space.

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Boeing Commercial Crew Program completes critical reviews

Submit on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 22:55

Boeing recently completed the Phase Two Spacecraft Safety Review of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft and the Critical Design Review (CDR) of its integrated systems, meeting all of the company’s Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) milestones on time and on budget.

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Galileo satellites ready for launch

Submit on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 22:59

The ninth Soyuz launch from Kourou was given its go-ahead today with a dual-Galileo FOC satellite payload.

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