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Archive for July 13th, 2012

NASA selects Space Launch System advanced booster proposals

July 13th, 2012 by

NASA has selected six proposals to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS). The awardees will develop engineering demonstrations and risk reduction concepts for SLS, a heavy-lift rocket that will provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit.

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Gonets-D1M development progress

July 13th, 2012 by

Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems is to build eight more Gonets-M satellites. These spacecraft are intended to replenish the multifunctional personal communications system Gonets-D1M, which is deployed under the Russian Federal space programme 2006-2015.

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Astrofein to launch TET-1 satellite Soyuz-Fregat 22 July

July 13th, 2012 by

Astrofein has announced the planned launch of TET-1 satellite, a satellite for the On-Orbit-Verification (OOV) programme of the German space Agency DLR, on 22 July using the Soyuz-Fregat launcher from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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SES cooperates with Northrop Grumman on NATO ground surveillance

July 13th, 2012 by

SES announced an agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) to supply satellite capacity and services for the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system. Operating under NATO command, AGS will be a major data source for NATO’s system for Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR).

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DigitalGlobe completes ground systems infrastructure upgrades

July 13th, 2012 by

DigitalGlobe said it has once again met commitments for its EnhancedView contract by completing a series of upgrades to its ground systems.

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GeoEye signs two new seven-figure GeoEye-1 imagery contracts

July 13th, 2012 by

GeoEye, Inc. announced that it recently signed seven-figure agreements with two international partners in the Middle East and Asia for both the renewal and expanded use of GeoEye imagery products.

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