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Archive for February, 2020

NASA selects new instrument to continue key climate record

February 27th, 2020 by

NASA has selected a new space-based instrument to maintain the 40-year data record of the balance between the solar radiation entering Earth’s atmosphere and the amount absorbed, reflected, and emitted. The new research instrument will fly on NOAA’s operational Joint Polar Satellite System-3 (JPSS-3) satellite, which is scheduled to launch by December 2027.

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Telesat Canada results 2019

February 27th, 2020 by

Telesat announced its financial results for the three-month and one-year periods ending 31 December 2019.

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Globalstar, Inc. results 2019

February 27th, 2020 by

Globalstar, Inc. announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ending 31 December 2019.

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Orion Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor tested

February 26th, 2020 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation, along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, successfully completed its third and final qualification test of the Attitude Control Motor (ACM) for NASA’s Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System (LAS).

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Mission Extension Vehicle docks with Intelsat 901 satellite

February 26th, 2020 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics LLC, have successfully completed the first docking of the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1) to the Intelsat 901 (IS-901) spacecraft in order to provide life-extension services.

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Four BeiDou satellites join system to provide services

February 26th, 2020 by

Four new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) have recently passed tests in orbit and joined the system to provide positioning, navigation and timing services.

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