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Archive for November, 2016

Resourcesat-2A launch date set

November 30th, 2016 by

India’s Resourcesat-2A is scheduled to be launched on 7 December 2016 at 0454 UTC aboard PSLV-C36 from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.

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United Launch Alliance launches “RocketBuilder” website

November 30th, 2016 by

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced a new website that the company says enhances the way customers shop for launch services and sets a new standard for pricing transparency. It also provides insight into reliability, schedule assurance and performance, allowing users to make a true value comparison.

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Airbus Safran Launchers becomes Arianespace majority shareholder

November 30th, 2016 by

Airbus Safran Launchers and the CNES French space agency announced that Airbus Safran Launchers is acquiring the stake in Arianespace held by CNES.

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Iridium and Boeing restructure relationship

November 30th, 2016 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced the restructuring of its longstanding operations and maintenance relationship with Boeing. Under the agreement, Iridium is expected to hire the majority of the Boeing team that currently supports Iridium by performing operations and maintenance on Iridium’s satellites, beginning on 3 January 2017.

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Telespazio and Yahsat sign Ka-band satellite capacity agreement in Brazil

November 30th, 2016 by

Telespazio and Yahsat have entered into a five-year contract for integrated satellite services using Ka-band.

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Soyuz U, Progress MS-04 admitted for roll out

November 28th, 2016 by

The representatives of the Technical Management and State Commission at Baikonur cosmodrome issued a decision on readiness of the Rocket and Space Complex (RSC) consisting of new-series logistics vehicle Progress MS-04 and Soyuz-U launch vehicle for their roll out and erection on the launch pad.

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