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Ariane 5 receives “green light” for upcoming launch

Submit on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 22:59

The next Arianespace Ariane 5 flight has been authorised for lift-off on 22 November following a launch readiness review, which was conducted at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Delay of the day: PSLV/Cartosat-3

Submit on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 22:58

ISRO said the launch of its Earth-imaging and mapping satellite Cartosat-3 along with 13 commercial nano satellites from the US, has been rescheduled to 27 November (UTC).

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Protocols signed on exploitation of Ariane 6 and Vega-C

Submit on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 22:57

ESA, Arianespace, and respective industrial prime contractors ArianeGroup and Avio signed protocols on the Launchers Exploitation Phase for Ariane 6 and Vega-C.

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Airbus presents new antenna for satellites

Submit on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 22:56

Airbus, ESA and Eutelsat presented the new ground breaking multibeam active antenna payload at Airbus in Madrid. Airbus’ ELSA+ (ELectronically Steerable Antenna+) is a first for commercial satellite communications in Europe.

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ITU Members agree to new milestones for NGSOs

Submit on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 22:55

Delegates representing International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Member States have agreed at the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to adopt a new milestone-based approach for the deployment of non-geostationary satellite (NGSO) systems in specific radio-frequency bands and services.

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China Satcom files insurance claim over ChinaSat-18

Submit on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 22:59

China Satcom has filed an insurance claim over the ChinaSat-18 communications satellite after it failed to communicate with the satellite, which is now considered a total loss.

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