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Archive for March 12th, 2012

Eutelsat 25B to fly on Ariane 5

March 12th, 2012 by

Eutelsat Communications and Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, have selected Arianespace to launch their Eutelsat 25B (formerly Eurobird 2A)/Es’hail 1 satellite in the second quarter of 2013 on board an Ariane 5 launcher.
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Sea Launch to loft Intelsat 27 in 2013

March 12th, 2012 by

Sea Launch has been selected to launch the Intelsat 27 communications satellite in early 2013. Intelsat 27 will be placed into an optimised geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) utilising the Sea Launch Zenit 3SL launch system. The launch will occur from Sea Launch’s launch platform Odyssey at its equatorial launch site, located at 154 degrees West longitude, in the international waters of the Pacific Ocean.
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Sea Launch selected to launch Eutelsat’s 70B spacecraft

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Eutelsat has assigned the launch of its Eutelsat 70B (ex. W5A) communications satellite to Sea Launch to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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Delay of the day: Pegaus XL/NuSTAR

March 12th, 2012 by

The upcoming launch of NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has been postponed.
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Astrium and Air Liquide create EuroCryospace

March 12th, 2012 by

Astrium and Air Liquide have announced the creation of a European strategic partnership called EuroCryospace. It is an extension of Cryospace, which was set up 25 years ago to develop and manufacture Ariane cryogenic fuel tanks.
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Iridium NEXT constellation passes critical milestones

March 12th, 2012 by

Iridium announced the completion of the satellite preliminary design review phase of the Iridium NEXT programme. This phase concludes the preliminary design and specifications for all elements of the satellite system, including payload, main mission antenna, feeder links and cross links.
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