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Archive for August 5th, 2010

Replacement for damaged Proton rocket arrives at Baikonur

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A new Proton-M launch vehicle has been delivered from the Khrunichev Space Centre to Baikonur cosmodrome.
Other Posts:Revenue Growth Helps Orbcomm Cut Second Quarter LossMeasat-3a sent back to manufacturer for repairsOrbcomm And Quake Settle Dispute, Sign 10-Year DealGlobeCast takes another Eutelsat transponderEnergia Overseas Limited assumes DIP financing for Sea LaunchYahsat to provide secure satellite services for UAE Armed ForcesInmarsat, Solaris seen winning European S-band radio licensesUpdate: China reportedly blows up weather satellite in ASAT test

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Rascom-QAF1R, Nilesat 201 launch results

August 5th, 2010 by

As already briefly reported, Arianespace successfully launched the Rascom-QAF1R and Nilesat 201 communication satellites.
Other Posts:EPOCH IPS ready for ESA satellitesProgress M-64 docks with ISSNew flight software architecture for SBIRS GEO deliveredHow to Get Satellite TVEADS (Astrium) results 2008Space Micro’s Proton100k computer launched into spaceIranian state broadcaster may get U.S. dollars for own satelliteViaSat Inc. results Q1 FY 2009

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Arianespace to launch GSAT 10, Intelsat 20

August 5th, 2010 by

Arianespace announced two new launch contracts.
Other Posts:CryoSat-2 installed in launch siloUpdate: Lockheed to build Orion crew vehicleThe Rise of the Underdogs on Satellite TVNew launch date for South Korean rocketScientists warn of radiation belt remediationJim Halsell joins ATK as Vice President and Program ManagerGet Prepared For New Changes With Specialist Aerial InstallersNASA and ATK test Ares first stage motor

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U.S. Air Force sensor delivered for hosting on SES-2

August 5th, 2010 by

SES World Skies, U.S. Government Solutions announced the delivery of the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor assembly to Orbital Sciences Corporation .
Other Posts:Andrews Replaces Orbital On Rocketplane Kistler COTS EffortTerreStar Europe submits CDR milestone certificationSpaceway 3 completes trip to KourouSeventh Ariane 5 of 2009 delivered to ArianespaceEmcore solar panels for Mars Cruise StageCommscope Proposes Acquisition Of Andrew CorpAstrium to build new bird for EutelsatWhy Satellite TV is Better Than Cable

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Ecliptic Enterprises provides on-board video systems to SS/L

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Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has accepted another onboard video system provided by Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation. The space-ruggedised and miniaturised video system will be used to observe post-launch activities on a satellite.
Other Posts:Integral Awarded LS1300 Control System ContractDiscovery returns to Earth after successful missionEuropean companies to build, launch two ArabsatsNew 2.4 m antenna with interchangeable feeds from AndrewOS/COMET now with capability for remote accessMetOp-A pre-launch details (II)Sirius Canada Adds 100,000 New Subscribers Over HolidaysFirst Skynet 5 satellite operational

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Northrop Grumman develops new rad-hardened ASICs

August 5th, 2010 by

Northrop Grumman has developed a Radiation-Hardened by Design, 90 nanometer, Silicon on Insulator (RHBD 90nm SOI), standard cell and intellectual property library for military and space applications.
Other Posts:Boeing opens new pulse line for satellite assemblyTurksat plans two more satellites by 2014Arianespace Board of Directors proposes capital increaseAustralian military orders Comtech equipmentSpaceX conducts first multi-engine firing of Falcon 9 rocketAtlantis rollout delayed, launch date unchangedLast New Horizons instrument operationalNASA selects Discovery missions for concept studies

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