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Ariane 5 is cleared for launch

September 1st, 2017 by

Arianespace’s fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2017 has been given the “green light” for lift-off on 5 September following a successful launch readiness review, which was conducted at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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U.S. Air Force preparing to launch fifth Orbital Test Vehicle mission

September 1st, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office is undergoing final launch preparations for the fifth mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle. The OTV is scheduled to launch on 7 September 2017, onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

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OHB orders CCD sensors from Teledyne e2v

September 1st, 2017 by

Teledyne e2v has been awarded a multimillion euro contract by OHB System AG to supply customised Charge Coupled Device (CCD) image sensors for the Fluorescence Explorer (FLEX) satellite mission, under a programme of and funded by the European Space Agency (ESA).

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