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Russia to develop indigenous radar satellites

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A group of Russian companies are currently developing a radar satellite system for the country’s Defense Ministry. According to the project design, the system will comprise five spacecraft. The first launch is scheduled for 2019.

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New Horizons completes Kuiper Belt targeting manoeuvres

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has successfully performed the last in a series of four targeting manoeuvres that set it on course for a January 2019 encounter with 2014 MU69. This ancient body in the Kuiper Belt is more than 1.6 billion kilometers beyond Pluto; New Horizons will explore it if NASA approves an extended mission.

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Honeywell to buy COM DEV’s satellite equipment business

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Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario, Canada-based COM DEV International for an aggregate purchase price of approximately C$455 million (US$345 million), net of cash and debt acquired.

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Globalstar, Inc. results Q3 2015

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Globalstar, Inc. announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2015.

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EchoStar Corp. results Q3 2015

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EchoStar Corporation reported financial results for the third quarter 2015.

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