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Archive for February 11th, 2018

Delay of the day: Soyuz-2.1a/Progress MS-08

February 11th, 2018 by

Roskosmos has delayed the launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying a Progress cargo ship by two days after Sunday’s planned lift-off was aborted at the last minute.

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Northrop Grumman awarded US$429 million contract for polar payloads

February 11th, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a US$428.8 million contract to Northrop Grumman for two payloads for the Enhanced Polar System’s satellites.

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SES, Intelsat propose joint satellite/mobile use of C-band in U.S.

February 11th, 2018 by

SES S.A. and Intelsat S.A. announced alignment on a proposal to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which seeks to protect the wide array of established satellite services in the 3,700-4,200 MHz C-band downlink spectrum while opening a specified portion of that spectrum for terrestrial mobile use.

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Report: evolving competitive environment for FSS operators

February 11th, 2018 by

According to Euroconsult’s newly-published report, FSS Operators: Benchmarks & Performance Reveiw, the size of the FSS market has been relatively stable over the last five years (US$11.3 billion), but behind this total significant changes have played out.

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