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Archive for August 9th, 2011

SES-2 satellite launch preparations kick off in Kourou

August 9th, 2011 by

SES S.A. announced that the SES-2 satellite has safely arrived at the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The SES-2 spacecraft, manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation, will now be readied for launch on board an Ariane 5 ECA booster, scheduled for lift-off early September 2011.
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1st Boeing 702MP on track for 2012 launch following key test

August 9th, 2011 by

Boeing announced that its Space & Intelligence Systems division has completed a key compatibility test of its UHF hosted payload with the company’s newest satellite. The 702MP model satellite IS-22 is being built for Intelsat.
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Critical milestone reached for 2012 Landsat Mission

August 9th, 2011 by

The Operational Land Imager (OLI), built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado, has been approved by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for shipment to Orbital Sciences Corporation, Gilbert, Arizona for integration onto the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft.
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China to launch civil survey satellite in 2011

August 9th, 2011 by

China will put into space a high-definition civil survey satellite, the first of its kind in the country, at the end of this year, said an official of the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation.
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Orbcomm Inc. results Q2 2011

August 9th, 2011 by

Orbcomm Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ending 30 June 2011.
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DISH Network, EchoStar results Q2 2011

August 9th, 2011 by

DISH Network Corporation and EchoStar Corporation reported financial results for the second quarter 2011.
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