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Proton M lofts Amazonas 5 for Hispasat

September 12th, 2017 by

Rocket: Proton M/Briz M; Payload: Amazonas 5; Date: 11 September 2017, 1923 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The multi-mission Amazonas 5, designed and built for Hispasat, is successfully performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan.

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Glavkosmos, GK Launch Services and Lavochkin to co-operate

September 12th, 2017 by

Glavkosmos, GK Launch Services, and Lavochkin Science and Production Association have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. The key area of the joint work will be the use of the Fregat Upper Stage and its modifications to expand business opportunities in provision of launch services by GK Launch Services.

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MHI to launch first Inmarsat-6 satellite aboard H-IIA

September 12th, 2017 by

Inmarsat has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as the launch provider for the first satellite in the Inmarsat-6 fleet.

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SES selects Arianespace and Soyuz for its 5th MEO launch

September 12th, 2017 by

SES has selected Arianespace for its fifth launch of four O3b satellites joining the O3b Medium Earth Orbit fleet. The mission on a Soyuz rocket will be conducted from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in 2019.

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SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17

September 12th, 2017 by

SES has selected Arianespace to launch its high-power, high-throughput satellite SES-17 on an Ariane 5 in 2021 from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.

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Arianespace to launch Metop-SG satellites

September 11th, 2017 by

Arianespace and EUMETSAT have announced the signature of a contract entrusting Arianespace with the launch of the first two Metop-SG satellites of the EUMETSAT Polar System of Second Generation (EPS-SG), plus an option for the launch of a third satellite, to be performed from the Guiana Space Center – Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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