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Falcon 9 lofts Telstar 18V

September 10th, 2018 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Telstar 18 VANTAGE/Apstar-5C; Date: 10 September 2018, 0445 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The satellite was deployed approximately 32 minutes after lift-off.

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Eutelsat signs multiple-launch service agreement with Arianespace

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Arianespace and Eutelsat Communications have concluded a long-term multiple-launch service agreement.

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Arianespace to launch GSAT-30, -31 with Ariane 5

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has chosen Arianespace to launch its GSAT-31 and GSAT-30 telecommunications satellites.

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Arianespace to launch CSO-3 satellite with Ariane 6

September 10th, 2018 by

Arianespace announced the launch services contract signature with CNES for the CSO-3 satellite, which will be launched aboard the future Ariane 6 launch vehicle – in its A62 version – from the Guiana Space Center. This option already was included in the previously-signed launch contract for the CSO-1 and CSO-2 satellites on missions using the Soyuz launcher.

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ViaSat selects Atlas V for ViaSat-3 launch

September 10th, 2018 by

Viasat Inc. announced it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) Atlas V vehicle to launch one of its ViaSat-3 satellite missions. This is the first commercial contract ULA has directly signed since assuming responsibility for the marketing and sales of the Atlas V launch vehicle from Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services earlier this year.

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures in BridgeSat

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Boeing announced its investment in Denver-based BridgeSat Inc., an optical communications solutions company enabling the future of connectivity in space through a network of ground stations and proprietary space terminals.

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