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Archive for June 9th, 2019

AEHF-5 encapsulated ahead of June launch

June 9th, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force’s fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) communication satellite was encapsulated on 5 June at Astrotech Space Operations processing facility in Florida.

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U.S. ban on Russian launch services may concern European companies

June 9th, 2019 by

The Pentagon’s decision to prohibit the use of Russia’s commercial space launch services may affect European companies that use U.S.-made parts and components in their satellites, the chief of Russia’s space corporation Roskosmos, Dmitry Rogozin was quoted as saying.

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Yamal-601 raises orbit after initial glitch

June 9th, 2019 by

Thales Alenia Space and Gazprom Space Systems announced that the Yamal-601 satellite started its transition to the geostationary orbit after an initial problem.

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