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Parker Solar Probe successfully launched

Submit on Sunday, August 12th, 2018 22:59

Rocket: Delta IV Heavy; Payload: Parker Solar Probe [formerly Solar Probe Plus]; Date: 12 August 2018, 0931 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The launch was scrubbed on Saturday due to a violation of a launch limit, resulting in a hold. There was not enough time remaining in the window to recycle.

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ViaSat Inc. results Q1 FY 2019

Submit on Sunday, August 12th, 2018 22:58

ViaSat Inc. announced financial results for the fiscal first quarter ending 30 June 2018.

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Aeolus encapsulated into Vega launcher

Submit on Friday, August 10th, 2018 22:59

Aeolus, the European Space Agency’s wind sensing satellite, has been encapsulated into the Vega launcher at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou ready for launch on 21 August at 2120 UTC.

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Rocket Lab chooses RUAG Space as preferred supplier

Submit on Friday, August 10th, 2018 22:58

RUAG Space signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) creating a new agreement in the small launcher market, in support of flying RUAG separation systems on the Electron Launch Vehicle.

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Eutelsat sells interest in Eutelsat 25B

Submit on Friday, August 10th, 2018 22:57

Eutelsat has sold its interest in the Eutelsat 25B satellite operated at 25.5 degrees East to the co-owner of the satellite, Es’hailSat, for a consideration of EUR135 million.

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Arianespace to launch Spire small satellites on Vega

Submit on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 22:59

Spire has selected Arianespace to launch the company’s small satellites on multiple Vega flights.

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