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Archive for September 8th, 2017

Delay of the day: Atlas V/NROL-42

September 8th, 2017 by

The Atlas V carrying the NROL-42 mission scheduled for 14 September from Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA, has been postponed. The launch vehicle and spacecraft are healthy and secure.

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Amazonas 5 pre-launch details

September 8th, 2017 by

A Proton M launch vehicle, utilising a 5-burn Briz M mission design, is to lift off from Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with the Amazonas 5 satellite on board at 1923 UTC on 11 September.

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Embratel announces Star One D2

September 8th, 2017 by

Brazil’s Embratel has announced its 12th satellite, the largest ever made for the company.

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MDA to provide communications subsystem for Amos-17

September 8th, 2017 by

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc. to supply a communication antenna subsystem for the Amos-17 satellite.

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Iridium exploring advanced satellite IoT opportunities

September 8th, 2017 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Magnitude Space, an emerging small satellite company. The signing of this MoU signals Iridium’s interest in exploring collaborative partnerships with complementary NewSpace players, particularly those in the SmallSat low-power arena.

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Euroconsult sees FSS industry in midst of unprecedented change

September 8th, 2017 by

According to the 24th edition of Euroconsult’s report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, due to be published later in September, the FSS industry is in the midst of unprecedented change, with the dramatic downsizing of traditional pricing leading to decreasing revenues for many in the sector and the possibility of major restructuring or consolidation on the horizon.

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