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Archive for November 12th, 2008

Orbcomm retires two old satellites, has problems with new ones

November 12th, 2008 by

Orbcomm said it has had troubles with six spacecraft launched in June 2008, the U.S. Coast Guard demonstration satellite and five quick-launch satellites. Additionally, two older satellites in orbit are no longer operational.

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Kayser-Threde appointed EnMap system prime

November 12th, 2008 by

Kayser-Threde has signed a contract with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Bonn, under which the company will become system prime contractor for the next German satellite mission, EnMAP (Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program).

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Boeing demonstrates new TSAT software

November 12th, 2008 by

Boeing announced the successful demonstration of a common software application that can support the space and ground segments of the Transformational Satellite Communications System (TSAT).

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Loral Space & Communications Inc. results Q3 2008

November 12th, 2008 by

Loral Space & Communications Inc. announced its financial results for the three months ending 30 September 2008. It also appears that the company’s satellite manufacturing unit, SS/L, may recently have received an order that has not been announced so far.

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Thaicom PCL results Q3 2008

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Thaicom PCL reported financial results for the third quarter 2008 and said it would rent its next satellite instead of ordering a new one.

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Sirius XM Radio results Q3 2008

November 12th, 2008 by

Sirius XM Radio announced third quarter 2008 results.

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