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Archive for October 6th, 2014

Delay of the day: PSLV/IRNSS 1C

October 6th, 2014 by

The launch of IRNSS 1C, previously scheduled for 9 October (UTC) has been pushed back a week, ISRO said today.

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IXV recovery ship leaves Genoa

October 6th, 2014 by

The boat that will lift ESA’s unmanned IXV spaceplane out of the Pacific Ocean after the research flight next month set sail on Saturday from Genoa in Italy.

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Venezuela orders third satellite from China

October 6th, 2014 by

Venezuela signed an agreement with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), China’s sole commercial satellite launch service provider, to build and deliver into orbit the country’s third satellite.

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1st Copernicus satellite now operational

October 6th, 2014 by

With the commissioning of Sentinel-1A completed and the satellite’s transfer to the team in charge of its exploitation, its data are available to all users. This marks the beginning of the satellite’s operational life, delivering radar coverage for an array of applications in the areas of oceans, ice, changing land and emergency response.

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Japanese weather satellite set to launch first Exelis Advanced Imager

October 6th, 2014 by

The Exelis-built Advanced Himawari Imager (AHI) will launch on 7 October on board a Mitsubishi Electric Corporation weather satellite, Himawari-8, improving weather forecasts and early warnings for severe weather in Eastern Asia and Western Pacific. The second imager was delivered in August to Japan.

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SBIRS GEO-4 Payload delivered

October 6th, 2014 by

A Space Based Infrared System payload was delivered by Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company on 30 September 2014.

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