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Archive for October 28th, 2015

NASA marks completion of test version of key SLS propulsion system

October 28th, 2015 by

A structural test article of the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) for NASA’s new deep-space exploration rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), has been completed at United Launch Alliance in Decatur, Alabama, prior to handover to Boeing, the prime contractor for the SLS core stage.

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Eutelsat orders first satellite based on Spacebus Neo platform

October 28th, 2015 by

Eutelsat Communications has ordered a new-generation High Throughput Satellite from Thales Alenia Space. To be launched in 2019, the all-electric satellite will be the first to use Thales Alenia Space’s new Spacebus Neo platform.

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Eutelsat Communications revenues Q1 FY 2015-2016

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Eutelsat Communications reported revenues for the first quarter ending 30 September 2015.

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Bill to revive U.S. Ex-Im Bank

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The U.S. House of Representatives has voted overwhelmingly to revive the Export-Import Bank. However, the legislation’s fate is uncertain in the Senate.

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Scripps Networks Interactive expands distribution with SES

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SES S.A. announced that lifestyle content producer Scripps Networks Interactive has signed a strategic agreement to expand and migrate its North American distribution platform to a pair of SES satellites at the centre of the North American orbital arc.

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Government investment in space to top US$80 billion by 2024

October 28th, 2015 by

According to Euroconsult’s newly released report, Government Space Programs: Strategic Outlook, Benchmarks & Forecasts, a new growth cycle in government space spending is expected to start and average 2.1% over the next ten years worldwide, reaching US$81.4 billion by 2024.

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