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Archive for May, 2018

Delay of the day: Falcon 9/SES 12

May 31st, 2018 by

SpaceX has delayed the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SES 12 communications satellite. Lift-off from Cape Canaveral is set for Monday, 4 June at 0429 UTC.

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Arianespace and ISIS to launch small satellites on Vega

May 31st, 2018 by

Arianespace announced that ISIS – Innovative Solutions In Space – has joined the group of customers who have signed contracts to launch payloads on Vega’s Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS) Proof Of Concept flight (POC flight) in early 2019.

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Apstar 6 partially loses power

May 31st, 2018 by

On 27 May, Apstar 6 suffered a partial power loss owing to a anomaly of the satellite’s south solar array.

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Al Yah-3 operational after partial launch failure

May 31st, 2018 by

United Arab Emirates satellite operator Yahsat on Wednesday said its third satellite Al Yah-3 had completed its in-orbit testing and was ready to launch commercial services.

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New, next-gen NOAA polar-orbiting satellite is now operational

May 30th, 2018 by

NOAA-20, the first satellite in the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s new Joint Polar Satellite System has passed rigorous testing and is now operational.

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SES provides managed services for Galileo

May 30th, 2018 by

SES will provide a series of services for the Galileo European navigation system under a long-term agreement signed with Spaceopal, SES announced. The contract is part of the Galileo Service Operator (GSOp) framework agreement between Spaceopal – a joint venture between Telespazio and DLR GfR mbH – and the European Global Navigation Satellite System Agency (GSA).

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