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Archive for January 12th, 2016

SpaceX Falcon 9 static fire complete for Jason-3 launch

January 12th, 2016 by

At Space Launch Complex 4 on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the static test fire of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the upcoming Jason-3 launch was completed on 12 January (UTC).

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Delays of the day: Proton, Soyuz, Rokot

January 12th, 2016 by

New dates have been set for three delayed Russian rocket launches.

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Northrop Grumman to provide LN-200S for LM 300 bus

January 12th, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin Corporation to supply its LN-200S fibre-optic Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for the LM 300 satellite bus.

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Kymeta and Intelsat bring terabyte connectivity to cars

January 12th, 2016 by

Kymeta Corporation and Intelsat S.A. said they will combine Intelsat’s space-based communication with Kymeta’s antenna technology to bring high speed connectivity to cars on a global basis.

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Second Vehicle Assembly Building being realised at ISRO

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“ISRO’s Second Vehicle Assembly Building (SVAB) is being realised as an additional integration facility, with suitable interfacing to a second launch pad at Sriharikota, even as the space agency plans to increase its launch frequency to more than 12 missions per year.” (Business Standard)

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Billions at stake as broadband satellite race intensifies

January 12th, 2016 by

“Several projects have recently appeared on the scene, all planning to use low earth orbiting satellites (LEO) to change the dynamics of how internet access is delivered to underserved regions of the globe.” (New Electronics)

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