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Archive for November 27th, 2008

First modernised Progress on its way to the ISS

November 27th, 2008 by

Rocket: Soyuz-U; Payload: Progress M-01M (Progress P31); Date: 26 November 2008, 1238 UTC; Site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The transport vessel was successfully placed in its target orbit.

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Sich-2 launch further delayed

November 27th, 2008 by

Kosmotras is preparing to launch the Ukrainian Sich-2 remote sensing satellite in late 2009 or early 2010 aboard a Dnepr rocket – more than two years later than originally planned.

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Ball Aerospace completes CDR for Landsat’s Operational Land Imager

November 27th, 2008 by

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) being built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. for the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), the eighth in the Landsat satellite series, has successfully passed the Instrument Critical Design Review (ICDR).

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Goodrich to supply integrated imaging satellite for ORS

November 27th, 2008 by

Goodrich Corporation has received a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for the first operational satellite system in support of Operationally Responsive Space (ORS).

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ESA ministers earmark almost EUR10 billion for space

November 27th, 2008 by

Ministers from 19 ESA member states have agreed to commit EUR9.65 billion (US$12.8 billion) to Europe’s space programme.

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SES, EchoStar in QuetzSat deal

November 27th, 2008 by

SES S.A.announced a multi-year agreement to provide satellite capacity to EchoStar Corporation.

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