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Archive for May, 2016

Arianespace plans six Asian satellite launches in 2016

May 31st, 2016 by

Arianespace said that it has six satellite launches planned for Asia-Pacific customers in 2016. The Asia-Pacific region is a core market for Arianespace, contributing significantly to a 60% global market share for commercial launches. This represents around 25 % of Arianespace’s global business. Also, the company may start marketing its new launchers before the end of the year.

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Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 complete CDR

May 31st, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin, Arab Satellite Communications Organization and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have successfully completed a comprehensive technical review of Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1, two satellites that will provide television, Internet, telephone and secure communications, to customers in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

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Airbus DS to provide German armed forces with commercial satellite communications

May 31st, 2016 by

Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract worth EUR113.8 million by the procurement agency of German Armed Forces (BAAINBw) to provide commercial satellite communication services until 2023. Airbus Defence and Space has been providing these satcom services since 2006.

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SpeedCast books South Atlantic Beam on Telstar 12 VANTAGE

May 31st, 2016 by

Telesat announced new service contracts with SpeedCast International Limited.

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Thaicom 8 launched after 24-hour delay

May 27th, 2016 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Thaicom 8; Date: 27 May 2016, 2139 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The upper stage engine fired two times to deploy the satellite into a 250 km x 90,000 km supersynchronous transfer orbit approx. 32 minutes after lift-off.

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Delay of the day: Delta IV/NROL-37

May 27th, 2016 by

The NROL-37 Delta IV launch is delayed at the request of the customer, the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The NROL-37 spacecraft and launch vehicle are secure on Space Launch Complex 37.

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