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Horizons 3e and Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 pre-launch details

September 18th, 2018 by

For its sixth launch of the year, Arianespace will orbit two telecommunications satellites using an Ariane 5 from the Guiana Space Center (CSG): Horizons 3e, installed as the upper passenger, for Intelsat and its partner Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation; along with Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38, as the lower passenger, for Azercosmos and Intelsat.

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ISRO to launch three more satellites

September 18th, 2018 by

ISRO will launch three more satellites to provide high-speed bandwidth connectivity to rural areas as part of the government’s Digital India programme, an official was quoted as saying.

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ESA chooses TAS to support Sentinel 2A and 2B data processing

September 18th, 2018 by

Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide operations, maintenance and upgrade services for the Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) supporting the Sentinel 2A and 2B Earth observation satellites.

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SSTL confirms successful launch of NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4

September 17th, 2018 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has confirmed the successful launch of two satellites, NovaSAR-1, a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, and SSTL S1-4, a high resolution optical Earth Observation satellite.

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Solar Orbiter to leave factory for testing

September 17th, 2018 by

The UK-built Solar Orbiter is preparing to leave the Airbus factory in Stevenage to travel to Germany for testing, ahead of its launch in 2020 from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA.

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Undergo overhaul before OneWeb satellites launch

September 17th, 2018 by

The assembly and testing facility of the Baikonur cosmodrome which will be used for the launch of OneWeb satellites atop Russian rockets will go through a reconstruction ahead of the beginning of the launches, a source at the cosmodrome was quoted as saying.

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