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MDA acquisition of DigitalGlobe needs additional time

July 13th, 2017 by

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and DigitalGlobe, Inc. have provided several updates related to the status of the pending acquisition of DigitalGlobe by a wholly owned subsidiary of MDA.

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ABS issued operator licenses for Papua New Guinea

January 17th, 2017 by

ABS announced it has been granted the Network, Applications and Gateway Operator licenses to serve Papua New Guinea (PNG) from the National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA). The licenses awarded will allow ABS to operate as a telecom operator as well as a satellite service provider.

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Ariane 6 on track

November 9th, 2016 by

After a programme review completed in September, ESA is now in a position to proceed with the full development of its Ariane 6 and Vega C launch vehicles. Following this review, the representatives of the ESA Member States unanimously voted in favour of continuing the Ariane 6 programme.

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Company gets license for moon shot

August 3rd, 2016 by

The U.S. Government has granted Moon Express, Inc. (MoonEx), permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit and land on the Moon in 2017. This decision provides authorisation to Moon Express for a maiden flight of its robotic spacecraft onto the Moon’s surface.

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EC approves acquisition of Arianespace by ASL

July 21st, 2016 by

Following an in-depth review, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Arianespace by Airbus Safran Launchers (ASL), a joint venture between Airbus and Safran. This approval is subject to conditions.

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ESOA members sign 5G manifesto with EU Commissioner Oettinger

July 7th, 2016 by

Joining a delegation of telecoms CEOs, members of the Board of the EMEA Satellite Operators Association welcomed and signed an industry Manifesto that embodied the contribution of key telecoms industry players in shaping the EU vision for 5G.

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