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Archive for January 22nd, 2018

Iridium announces date for 5th Iridium NEXT launch

January 22nd, 2018 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that the fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for 18 March 2018 at 1519 UTC from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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ULA assumes marketing and sales for Atlas V commercial launches

January 22nd, 2018 by

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced that it has assumed responsibility for the marketing and sales of Atlas V from Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services.

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Magellan delivers Canadian PCU for upcoming space mission

January 22nd, 2018 by

Magellan Aerospace has delivered the first of three Power Control Units (“PCU”) for an upcoming space mission.

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