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Sky Muster II, GSAT-18 integrated for upcoming Ariane 5 launch

September 28th, 2016 by

The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s eighth mission of 2016 is now fully assembled following this week’s integration of its two satellite passengers at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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ULA, USAF sign Agreement to certify new Vulcan Centaur rocket

September 28th, 2016 by

United Launch Alliance (ULA) and the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to begin the certification process for the company’s new Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle.

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4th ABI complete and ready for weather satellite integration

September 28th, 2016 by

Harris Corporation’s fourth Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) has completed a pre-ship review with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA.

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e2v wins contract to supply image sensors for weather satellites

September 28th, 2016 by

e2v has been awarded a contract by Leonardo-Finmeccanica for the supply of customised Charge Coupled Device (CCD) image sensors for their Multi-viewing, Multi-channel, Multi-polarisation Imager (3MI), an instrument for a series of weather and climate monitoring satellites.

Related Post:Ariane 5 lofts satellites for Brazil, VietnamUpdate: First Ariane launch of 2007 successfulUpdate: First Ariane 5 launch in 2013 successfulExoMars on trackLast Ariane 5 of 2011 puts Arabsat 5C, SES 2 in orbitLaunch updates: Ariane 5 ECA, M-V-7Launch updates: Ariane 5 ECA, Falcon 1Ariane rocket for 4 July launch deliveredZemanta

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