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NOAA mishap board completes investigation into GOES-17 anomaly

September 16th, 2019 by

A blockage in the loop heat pipe of the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), the primary instrument on NOAA’s GOES-17 satellite, prevented the instrument from cooling properly and impeded its ability to collect data, according to a special Mishap Investigation Board.

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Iridium awarded 7-year, US$739 million contract by U.S. DoD

September 16th, 2019 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that it has been awarded a US$738.5 million, seven-year, fixed-price contract with the United States Department of Defense through the U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSpC) to provide unlimited satellite services from its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation.

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