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Archive for February 13th, 2010

Proton/Briz-M launches latest Intelsat satellite

February 13th, 2010 by

Rocket: Proton M/Briz M; Payload: Intelsat 16; Date: 12 February 2010, 0039 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. After a 9 hour 34 minute mission, the Briz M successfully released Intelsat 16 satellite into a near geostationary orbit.
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Arianespace to launch Athena-Fidus satellite

February 13th, 2010 by

Arianespace has been chosen to launch the French-Italian Athena-Fidus dual use satellite, within the scope of a contract signed by Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio and the French and Italian space agencies, CNES and ASI.
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First Russian launch from French Guiana delayed again

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The first launch of a Soyuz from French Guiana has been delayed while engineers test a service tower, Interfax news agency reported.
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Pratt & Whitney tests new engine for Delta IV

February 13th, 2010 by

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne said it has completed the initial step in certifying the RS-68A rocket engine by successfully hot-fire testing the first certification engine.
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Aerojet engines support NASA’s solar observatory

February 13th, 2010 by

Aerojet said it played a key role in the positioning of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite, which was launched aboard an Atlas V on 11 February.
Other Posts:UDcast, On Call and Intelsat provide disaster recovery satcomCOM DEV receives C$27 million contract modificationRussia, India Sign Agreements On Glonass Navigation SystemAvanti Signs Satweb DealUSGS Project Makes Landsat Data Available Over The WebInformation Age on Dish NetworkIntelsat, Telenor interconnect fibre networksSea Launch announces next launch

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SES S.A. results 2009

February 13th, 2010 by

SES S.A reported financial results for the twelve months to 31 December 2009.
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