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June 1st, 2017
 
 
Plug is Pulled ... No-Go for Intelsat and OneWeb Merger ... and Intelsat's Statement
"We are disappointed that our bondholders were unwilling to accept the terms of the exchange offers ..."
 
ILS Announces, After a Year's Delay, EchoStar XXI Will Finally Launch
EchoStar must be relieved to learn that the wait is almost over after a year of delays ...
 
A Dragon is Scrubbed ... SpaceX's Resupply Mission on Hold 'til Saturday 
The CRS-11 mission will be the first reflight of a Dragon spacecraft and will mark the 100th launch ...
 
Bon Chance! Arianespace Celebrates Launch of ViaSat-2 and EUTELSAT 172B
Bon chance! and indeed, all went well on a June 1 evening.
 
Success for Airbus Safran Launchers and Arianespace as They Celebrate Third Launch
"... has also beaten its own commercial payload record by placing more than 10.8 tons into geostationary orbit.”
 
Airbus Defense and Space Provides a First with Successful EUTELSAT 172B Launch
All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station manoeuvers for the first time on a high power satellite inaugurates ...
 
Satellite Component Production Capacity x2 With Mitsubishi Electric's New Facility
The new facility, Mitsubishi Electric’s core production and testing site for solar array panels, structural panels and other satellite components, is...
 
Airbus Defence and Space Is in the Know ... Provides SpaceKnow with One Atlas
The objective of this agreement is to allow online access to Pléiades and SPOT satellite imagery and to support...
 
RUAG Space and VIPs Celebrate Decatur, Alabama Manufacturing Facility Totaling Four US Locations
Close to 200 politicians, partners, customers and space industry representatives witnessed the ceremony ...
 
Thuraya Supports Two Climbers' Steep Trek as They Scale the Heights of Everest
Both Ms. Budge and Dr. Skatov completed their missions successfully and were able to stay connected with wireless data via Thuraya IP+ satellite...
 
Totally Tubular, London Tube Passengers Will Access Mobil Phones ... Eliminates 'Not Spots'
Commuters can currently use their phones at station concourses and platforms but not in tunnels.