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Archive for August 22nd, 2013

Dnepr launches South Korean satellite

August 22nd, 2013 by

Rocket: Dnepr (RS-20); Payload: KOMPSAT-5 (Arirang 5); Date: 22 August 2013, 1439 UTC; Launch site: Yasny, Russia. The satellite was injected into its target 550 km circular low Earth dawn-dusk orbit.

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WISE spacecraft to resume asteroid hunting mission

August 22nd, 2013 by

The Ball Aerospace & Technologies-built Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft will emerge from its two-year hibernation next month to resume its near-Earth object NEOWISE asteroid hunting mission.

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Globalstar announces closing of COFACE facility agreement

August 22nd, 2013 by

Globalstar, Inc. announced that the company has met all of the conditions precedent necessary for the effectiveness of the Amended and Restated COFACE Facility Agreement.

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ILS announces vice president of mission assurance and product development

August 22nd, 2013 by

International Launch Services (ILS) has appointed Kirk Pysher as vice president of mission assurance and product development.

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