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Archive for July, 2010

Honeywell to provide Atlas V equipment

July 30th, 2010 by

Honeywell announced that it has been selected by United Launch Alliance to provide primary avionics components for guidance and navigation of the Atlas V rocket in a follow-on contract worth up to US$90 million over the life of the long-term contract.

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NASA selects Orbital for sounding rocket prime contract

July 30th, 2010 by

Orbital Sciences Corporation was selected by NASA for the prime contractor role on the NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract II (NSROC II) programme.

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China plans to launch new navigation satellite

July 30th, 2010 by

China will launch its fifth Beidou satellite “in the next few days,” state media said.

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SBIRS team completes GEO-1 command and control interface test

July 30th, 2010 by

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Space Based Infrared Systems programme office successfully completed a major system level test of the interfaces between all SBIRS ground facilities and the GEO-1 satellite.

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Mars rover Spirit may never be heard from again

July 30th, 2010 by

NASA said that mission controllers have not heard from the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit since 22 March, and the rover is facing its toughest challenge yet — trying to survive the harsh Martian winter.

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EADS (Astrium) results H1 2010

July 30th, 2010 by

The European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. (EADS) reported financial results for the first half 2010.

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