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Archive for May 6th, 2011

Soyuz test completed in French Guiana

May 6th, 2011 by

A dry-run exercise, which replicated a typical mission for a commercial telecommunications satellite payload, has been completed for the Soyuz-STB at the Guiana Space Centre.
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STS-134 launch date pushed back again

May 6th, 2011 by

NASA managers met Friday afternoon and determined space shuttle Endeavour will launch no earlier than Monday, 16 May at 1256 UTC. They also extended the length of Endeavour’s STS-134 mission to the International Space Station from 14 to 16 days.
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Delay of the day: SBIRS GEO-1

May 6th, 2011 by

The launch of an Atlas V carrying the Air Force’s Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) GEO-1 payload was scrubbed today due to weather.
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Venezuela to order EO satellite from China

May 6th, 2011 by

Venezuela’s National Assembly has endorsed a new satellite contract programme with China, the second such bilateral project between the two countries.
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SSTL delivers groundstation equipment

May 6th, 2011 by

As part of the Astrium-led Earth Observation (EO) Hub project at the International Space Innovation Centre (ISIC) in Harwell, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has completed the installation of key groundstation equipment. The ISIC groundstation can be used to operate existing and future UK space missions.
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Globalstar, Inc. results Q1 2011

May 6th, 2011 by

Globalstar, Inc. announced its operational and financial results for the three-month period ending 31 March 2011. It also gave a tentative date for the launch of six new second-generation satellites.
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