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Another Yaogan satellite launched by China

November 9th, 2015 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 4B; Payload: Yaogan Weixing-28 (Yaogan 28, YG-28); Date: 8 November 2015, 0706 UTC; Launch site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, China. The satellite was deployed to a 459 x 482 km sun-synchronous orbit.

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Arabsat-6B/GSAT-15 pre-launch details

November 9th, 2015 by

Arianespace has given the go-ahead for its 10th flight in 2015: the 10 November dual-passenger mission with Ariane 5 from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Orion service module test model shipped to NASA

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Airbus Defence and Space delivered the first structural test model (STA) of the Orion service module, to NASA’s Plum Brook Station test centre in Sandusky, Ohio (USA).

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Security updates for GPS ground control system

November 9th, 2015 by

Security upgrades developed by Lockheed Martin for the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System (GPS), are now fully operational to safeguard data and ensure satellite availability.

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First MEOSAR ground station installation in New Zealand

November 9th, 2015 by

McMurdo announced that it has completed the installation of a six-antenna next-generation Medium-Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) satellite ground station system in New Zealand.

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