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Archive for August 19th, 2013

Delay of the day: GSLV-D5 launch called-off

August 19th, 2013 by

The launch of the GSLV-D5 scheduled for 1120 UTC on 19 August 2013 is called off, as a leak is observed in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle just two hours before the scheduled lift-off.

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NOAA retires GOES-12 satellite

August 19th, 2013 by

After more than 10 years of service, NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-12 spacecraft is being retired.

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Es’hailSat and Arabsat sign strategic agreement

August 19th, 2013 by

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, and Arabsat announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement to promote closer co-operation between the two companies and strengthen the reach and penetration of the 26 degrees East hot spot neighbourhood for TV broadcasting.

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