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Archive for December 1st, 2015

Delay of the day: Vega/LISA Pathfinder

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During the final step of VV06 launch campaign, a technical issue on the Vega launch vehicle required additional analysis. The launch initially scheduled for 2 December 2015 is postponed.

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Cygnus launch date confirmed

December 1st, 2015 by

NASA commercial partner Orbital ATK has set Thursday, 3 December for the launch of its fourth contracted mission to the International Space Station under the agency’s Commercial Resupply Services contract.

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Eutelsat updates launch schedule

December 1st, 2015 by

Eutelsat has updated its launch schedule, which includes a record four satellites to be launched in the coming four months of a total of seven satellites to launch by 2019.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne completes build of 3-D printed parts for Orion

December 1st, 2015 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed 12 additively manufactured production nozzle extensions for use aboard the Orion spacecraft. The nozzle extensions are part of Orion’s crew module reaction control system that Aerojet Rocketdyne is building for Lockheed Martin and NASA.

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More Galileo satellites broadcasting navigation signals

December 1st, 2015 by

Having completed their checks in space, two more of Europe’s Galileo satellites are now fully operational, broadcasting navigation signals and, from today, relaying search and rescue messages from across the globe.

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SpaceWorks launches Blink Astro LLC, new satellite subsidiary

December 1st, 2015 by

SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. announced that it has formed a new subsidiary organisation to develop and manufacture small satellites and to pursue satellite-based global machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity.

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