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Ariane 5 closes 2016 out with textbook launch

December 21st, 2016 by

Rocket: Artiane 5 ECA; Payload: Star One D1, JCSAT-15; Date: 21 December 2016, 2030 UTC; Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana. This was the 11th and final launch of the year for Arianespace, the seventh with Ariane 5 in 2016, as well as the heavy-lift launcher’s 76th consecutive success and its 90th launch overall.

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EUMETSAT and NOAA sign Polar System Programme plan

December 21st, 2016 by

EUMETSAT and NOAA have signed the plan that will implement the Joint Polar System (JPS).

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GomSpace enters turn-key contract with Aerial & Maritime Ltd.

December 21st, 2016 by

GomSpace ApS and Aerial & Maritime Ltd, both subsidiaries of GS Sweden AB, have entered into a turn-key delivery contract, whereas GomSpace will design, deliver, launch and commission a constellation of satellites into a low-inclination Equatorial orbit.

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