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China continues series of Yaogan launches

August 10th, 2010 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng-4C; Payload: Yaogan X (YG 10); Date: 9 August 2010, 2249 UTC; Launch Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. Chinese state media said the launch was successful.
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Amos 5i running out of fuel earlier than expected

August 10th, 2010 by

Spacecom Satellite Communications Ltd. announced that fuel on its interim Amos 5i communications satellite will run out before the Amos 5 satellite is launched.
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Yamal-102 moved to graveyard orbit

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On 9 August 2010, the Yamal-102 satellite was taken out of service after reaching its operational lifetime.
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Loral Space & Communications Inc. results Q2 2010

August 10th, 2010 by

Loral Space & Communications Inc. announced its financial results for the three months ending 30 June 2010.
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Intelsat results Q2 2010

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Intelsat S.A. reported results for the three months ending 30 June 2010.
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Iridium Communications Inc. results Q2 2010

August 10th, 2010 by

Iridium Communications Inc. reported financial results for the quarter ending 30 June 2010.
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