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Archive for January 14th, 2011

ViaSat-1 damaged during construction, launch delayed

January 14th, 2011 by

ViaSat Inc. has rescheduled the launch of its high-capacity satellite ViaSat-1 with International Launch Services (ILS) to summer 2011.

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Orbital exercises option on Cygnus contract with MDA

January 14th, 2011 by

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. has signed a multi-million dollar contract amendment exercising an option on the contract announced 19 January 2010. MDA will provide Orbital Sciences Corporation with solutions to enable capture and mating of the Cygnus cargo delivery spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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COM DEV International Ltd. results FY 2010

January 14th, 2011 by

COM DEV International Ltd. reported financial results for its fiscal year ending 31 October 2010.

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Update: Galileo – an evil empire’s stupid idea?

January 14th, 2011 by

Berry Smutny, the CEO of German OHB-System AG, said in a statutory declaration that he did not make the statements attributed to him in leaked cables from the U.S. embassy in Berlin, which were published by Aftenposten yesterday.

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GMV to modernise NASA’s TDRS ground segment

January 14th, 2011 by

GMV Space Systems, the U.S. company of ground system supplier GMV, has been selected as part of a General Dynamics C4 Systems-led team to modernise the ground system for NASA’s Tracking Data and Relay Satellite (TDRS) constellation. The project is known as the Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment (SGSS).

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T-HT selects Eutelsat’s 16 degrees east neighbourhood for Pay-TV

January 14th, 2011 by

Croatian telecom operator T-Hrvatski Telekom (T-HT) has selected the 16 degrees East satellite neighbourhood operated by Eutelsat Communications to extend reach of its MAXtv pay-TV platform to all homes across Croatia.

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