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Archive for October 31st, 2014

One killed, one injured in SpaceShipTwo crash

October 31st, 2014 by

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane has exploded and crashed during a test flight, killing one crew member and seriously injuring another.

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Orbital provides Antares launch failure update

October 31st, 2014 by

Orbital said that based on initial sweeps conducted by its safety team, it appears likely that substantial hardware evidence will be available to aid in determining root cause of the recent Antares launch failure. Preliminary telemetry analysis indicates the failure initiated in the rocket’s first stage.

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Satellites are delivered for Arianespace’s next Soyuz mission

October 31st, 2014 by

Three of the four satellites for O3b Networks’ next flight have been delivered to French Guiana, where they will be readied for an Arianespace Soyuz launch planned for 18 December.

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Arabsat to discuss satellite plans

October 31st, 2014 by

Arabsat will discuss its plans to manufacture and launch four new satellites on Arabsat orbital positions and Hellas-Sat orbital positions, when it convenes the 147th Board of Directors’ meetings in Dubai between 5 and 6 November.

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SES S.A. results 9M 2014

October 31st, 2014 by

SES S.A. reported financial results for the first nine months of 2014.

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. results Q3 2014

October 31st, 2014 by

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. reported financial results for the third quarter ending 30 September 2014.

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