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Archive for April 27th, 2016

Delay of the day: first Soyuz from Vostochny

April 27th, 2016 by

The first rocket launch from Russian cosmodrome Vostochny, which has been plagued by construction delays and mishaps, was postponed by a day, the space agency Roskosmos said.

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Telesat procures 2 prototype satellites for Ka-band LEO constellation

April 27th, 2016 by

Telesat has procured two prototype Ka-band satellites for operation in low Earth orbit (LEO) that Telesat anticipates launching mid-to-late 2017 as part of a test and validation phase for an advanced, global LEO satellite constellation that Telesat is developing.

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SES to provide high-speed broadband connectivity to Facebook in Africa

April 27th, 2016 by

SES S.A. announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa. This agreement will support Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi programme that is part of their initiative to connect the world.

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The Boeing Company (Defense, Space & Security) results Q1 2016

April 27th, 2016 by

The Boeing Company reported financial results for the first quarter 2016.

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