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Archive for January, 2018

Lockheed Martin Corporation (Space Systems) results 2016

January 30th, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin reported fourth quarter 2017 financial results.

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First Falcon Heavy flight scheduled for 6 February

January 29th, 2018 by

The first flight of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy is planned for 6 February between 1830 and 2130 UTC, the company’s founder and CEO Elon Musk said.

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Khrunichev successfully conducts test of Angara 1.2 service module

January 29th, 2018 by

The propulsion system of the light-weight Angara 1.2 Launch Vehicle Service Module, manufactured by the Khrunichev Space Center (part of Roskosmos State Corporation), completed successful hot-fire testing at the Federal State Enterprise “Rocket & Space Industry Research & Test Center” (RSI RTC) test facility (Peresvet, Moscow Region).

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Four O3b satellites arrive in Kourou ahead of March launch

January 29th, 2018 by

Four new O3b satellites have arrived safely at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for launch by a Soyuz vehicle in March 2018.

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Airbus selected by ESA for EGNOS V3 programme

January 29th, 2018 by

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as the prime contractor to develop EGNOS V3, the next generation of the European Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) planned to provide the aviation community with advanced Safety of Life services and new services to Maritime and Land users.

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Sierra Nevada’s STPSat-5 completes ground compatibility testing

January 29th, 2018 by

Sierra Nevada’s Space Test Program Mission 5 (STPSat-5) satellite has moved another step closer to launch, successfully completing its Factory Compatibility Test (FCT) with NASA’s Near-Earth Network and the NASA Ames Multi-Mission Operations Center.

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