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Archive for February, 2016

Fuelling problems delay SES-9 launch again

February 26th, 2016 by

The countdown for the SES-9 satellite launch aboard a Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, was halted with only 1 minute, 40 seconds to go due to problems loading the liquid oxygen into the rocket, according to John Insprucker, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 product director.

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China plans to launch first micro-gravity satellite in April

February 26th, 2016 by

China’s first micro-gravity experimental satellite is scheduled to be launched in April of this year. The Shijian-10 satellite has arrived at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gansu province on Wednesday, ahead of its scheduled launch in April.

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SSL to provide design work for NASA JPL asteroid mission

February 26th, 2016 by

Space Systems Loral (SSL) has received a contract from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to conduct first phase design studies for a spacecraft that can travel to an asteroid, remove a boulder, and redirect it into a lunar orbit to prepare it for a visit by astronauts in the 2020’s.

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SENER signs contracts for Sentinel instruments and mechanisms

February 26th, 2016 by

The SENER engineering and technology group has signed new contracts for the Phase C and Phase D of the Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 satellites.

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SES S.A. results 2015

February 26th, 2016 by

SES S.A. reported financial results for 2015.

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Globalstar, Inc. results 2015

February 26th, 2016 by

Globalstar, Inc. announced its financial and operating results for 2015.

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