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Archive for December 22nd, 2016

New Chinese satellite to monitor CO2

December 22nd, 2016 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng-2D; Payload: TanSat; Date: 22 December 2016, 1522 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China. The 620-kg satellite was sent into a 700 km x 98.2 degrees sun synchronous orbit .

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Spacecom orders multi-band HTS from Boeing

December 22nd, 2016 by

Spacecom, operator of the Amos satellite fleet, announced that it has entered into a satellite procurement agreement with Boeing Satellite Systems International. The deal for Amos-17 is worth US$161 million.

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Airbus DS ships MetOp-C payload module to ESTEC

December 22nd, 2016 by

Airbus Defence and Space has sent the MetOp-C payload module on its first journey. The module, which has a mass of around 2.1 tonnes, contains ten measuring instruments together with their control systems.

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