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Archive for November 11th, 2013

Ariane 6 moves to next stage of development

November 11th, 2013 by

The preliminary requirements for Europe’s next-generation Ariane 6 launcher have been agreed and the project is set to move on to the next stage.

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GOCE re-entered Earth’s atmosphere – no incidents

November 11th, 2013 by

Close to 0000 UTC on 11 November, ESA’s GOCE satellite re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on a descending orbit pass that extended across Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. As expected, the satellite disintegrated in the high atmosphere and no damage to property has been reported.

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Supplementary orbit raising manoeuvre for Mars Orbiter

November 11th, 2013 by

The fourth orbit-raising operation conducted on ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Spacecraft fell short of its goal as flow to the liquid engine stopped. It is expected that the problem can be overcome.

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Curiosity performs warm reset

November 11th, 2013 by

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity experienced an unexpected software reboot (also known as a warm reset)on 7 November during a communications pass as it was sending engineering and science data to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, for later downlinking to Earth.

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OHB AG results 9M 2013

November 11th, 2013 by

OHB AG reported financial results for the first nine months of 2013.

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Orbcomm Inc. results Q3 2013

November 11th, 2013 by

Orbcomm Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ending 30 September 2013.

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