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Archive for September 10th, 2014

Arianespace to launch Telkom-3S

September 10th, 2014 by

Indonesian operator PT Telkom has chosen Arianespace to launch its Telkom-3S satellite, as part of a turnkey contract with Thales Alenia Space.

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Sky Perfect JSAT books Falcon 9 launch

September 10th, 2014 by

Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation has concluded a contract for a launch service for its JCSAT-16 communications satellite with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).

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Measat-3b/Optus 10 pre-launch details

September 10th, 2014 by

The Arianespace heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission with telecommunications satellites for two leading Asia-Pacific operators received the “green light” for its lift-off from the Spaceport in French Guiana on 11 September. The rocket will carry Malaysian-based Measat’s Measat-3b in the upper position under Ariane 5’s fairing and Optus 10 for Australia’s Optus as the lower passenger.

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Orbital selected by Yahsat to build Al Yah 3 communications satellite

September 10th, 2014 by

Orbital Sciences Corporation announced that Al Yah Satellite Communications company PrJSC (Yahsat) has awarded the company a firm contract to build the Al Yah 3 Ka-band communications satellite.

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Boeing receives first order for 502 Phoenix small satellite

September 10th, 2014 by

Boeing has received its first commercial order for the 502 Phoenix small satellite from HySpecIQ of Washington, D.C. The satellites will carry the commercial remote sensing industry’s first high-resolution hyperspectral payload, capable of providing spectral imaging fidelity that far exceeds what is currently available.

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Airbus DS subsystems for Korean satellites

September 10th, 2014 by

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has awarded Airbus Defence and Space a EUR45 million contract to deliver important subsystems and equipment for the two GEO-KOMPSAT-2 (GK2, Geostationary Earth Orbit Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite) platforms.

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