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Archive for September 5th, 2016

Spacecom wants compensation from SpaceX for lost satellite

September 5th, 2016 by

Israel’s Space Communication Ltd said it could seek US$50 million or a free flight from SpaceX after the Amos-6 communications satellite was destroyed last week aboard during a test of a Falcon 9 launcher.

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ISRO to launch INSAT-3DR on 8 September

September 5th, 2016 by

ISRO plans to launch the GSLV-F05 carrying the INSAT-3DR weather satellite from the spaceport of Sriharikota on 8 September at 1040 UTC.

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Telespazio VEGA secures 5-year ESOC contract

September 5th, 2016 by

Telespazio VEGA Deutschland has successfully qualified for the Frame Contract with the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) of the European Space Agency (ESA).

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