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SpaceX launches Korean satellite, loses millions

August 24th, 2017 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Formosat-5 [ROCSAT-5] ; Date: 24 August 2017, 1851 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA. The satellite was released into a 729-km sun-synchronous orbit. 82 minutes and 56 seconds after launch, a ground antenna at Svalbard station (Norway) received the signal from Formosat-5 as expected.

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ISRO to launch back-up navigation satellite on 31 August

August 24th, 2017 by

Isro said it will launch its IRNSS-1H navigation satellite on 31 August at 1329 UTC, three days later than previously scheduled, to augment the existing seven satellites of the NavIC constellation.

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SKY Perfect JSAT selects Kratos’ latest release of satID

August 24th, 2017 by

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that Sky Perfect JSAT (SJC) selected satID version 3.20 as its satellite interference geolocation solution.

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