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Archive for August, 2017

Telkom-1 experiences outage

August 29th, 2017 by

Thousands of ATMs and electronic card payment machines in Indonesia went offline after an outage from PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia’s Telkom-1 satellite.

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In-orbit testing of EchoStar XXI successfully completed

August 29th, 2017 by

EchoStar Corporation announced the successful completion of in-orbit testing and handover of the EchoStar XXI satellite from manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL) to EchoStar’s satellite operations team who manages flight operations via EchoStar XXI’s primary satellite Earth station located in Griesheim, Germany and a secondary station in Rambouillet, France.

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Nine satellites in exactEarth’s real-time constellation now in service

August 29th, 2017 by

exactEarth said that the company, in partnership with Harris Corporation, is bringing five more satellites from its real-time (RT) constellation into service. These additional satellites will raise the total to nine in the real-time system that have been successfully incorporated into exactEarth services.

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SES swaps SES-12 and SES-14 launches

August 28th, 2017 by

SES announced a change of launch vehicles and launch slots for its SES-12 and SES-14 satellites.

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China and Russia set to sign agreement on joint space exploration

August 28th, 2017 by

China and Russia are set to sign a milestone agreement on joint space exploration from 2018 to 2022. The deal is expected to be signed this October and will bring significant benefits to both nations, particularly in manned and future missions to the moon, China Global Television Network (CGTN) reported.

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InSight on track for 2018 launch

August 28th, 2017 by

NASA’s next spacecraft to Mars, InSight, is on course for launch next May from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California, the agency said.

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