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Archive for November 4th, 2015

Super Strypi fails on maiden launch

November 4th, 2015 by

The ORS-4 mission on an experimental Super Strypi launch vehicle failed in mid-flight shortly after lift-off at 0345 UTC on 4 November from the Pacific Missile Range Facility off Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii. Details were not immediately available. The target orbit was 413 km x 489 km x 97.4 degrees.

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All passengers aboard next Ariane 5

November 4th, 2015 by

The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s sixth heavy-lift mission in 2015 is now complete after the integration of its dual-satellite payload at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Intelsat, JSAT to bring high throughput capacity to Asia Pacific

November 4th, 2015 by

Intelsat S.A. and Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture that will launch a new satellite with optimised C-band and high throughput Ku-band capacity to satisfy the growing mobility and broadband connectivity demands in the Asia-Pacific region.

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2% revenue growth for commercial FSS operators at mid-year 2015

November 4th, 2015 by

According to Euroconsult’s newly published report, FSS Operators: Benchmarks & Performance Review, 2014 was positive for most FSS operators despite the fact that half of revenue-generating FSS operators experienced a slowdown in revenue growth.

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