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Archive for February, 2012

BepiColombo Mercury mission delayed to 2015

February 29th, 2012 by

BepiColombo, an ESA mission to the planet Mercury in collaboration with the Japanese space agency, JAXA, is now planned for launch in a window opening in August 2015.

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Third ATV ready for launch

February 29th, 2012 by

ESA’s third Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ferry, Edoardo Amaldi, is ready for launch on an Ariane 5 to the International Space Station on 9 March from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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AEHF SV-1 completes in-orbit testing

February 29th, 2012 by

Lockheed Martin announced the successful completion of on-orbit testing for the first Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications space vehicle (SV-1).

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Loral Space results 2011

February 29th, 2012 by

Loral Space reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending 31 December 2011.

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Intelsat New Dawn MCPC media platform debuts in Africa

February 29th, 2012 by

Intelsat S.A. and GlobeCast announced the launch of the Intelsat New Dawn Ku-band Multi-Channel Per Carrier (MCPC) media platform for Africa.

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Petra Mateos resigns as Chairwoman of Hispasat

February 29th, 2012 by

At the meeting of the Members of the Board of Directors of Hispasat, Petra Mateos Aparicio announced her resignation as the company’s Chairwoman.

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