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U.S.A.F.'s 45th Space Wing—The Support Behind The Scenes Of The AFSCP 4 Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] The U.S.A.F.'s 45th Space Wing supported the successful United Launch Alliance Delta IV vehicle carrying the AFSPC 4 mission for...
 
Exelis—Spectral Imaging System Success (Satellite—Instrument)
[SatNews] As mentioned in an earlier news posting, DigitalGlobe released the first images taken with the Exelis-built...
 
Iridium Communications—NEXT Upgrade Completed (Satellite Constellation)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) has announced the successful upgrade of its System Control Segment (SCS) and completion of its...
 
UPDATE...ESA, OHB Systems + Arianespace—Continuous Efforts To Resolve Anomaly Underway @ ESOC (Post-Launch—Satellites)


[SatNews] Work at ESA’s ESOC control center continues relentlessly in attempts to resolve the anomaly that has...
 
NewSat + MEASAT—Payload Prepped + Ready To Perform (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] NewSat has announced that MEASAT has confirmed the MEASAT-3b satellite, which will host the Jabiru-2 payload, is scheduled for launch...
 
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) + SpaceX—AsiaSat-6 Launch Date Deep Six'd For Now (Launch Postponement)
[SatNews] The launch of AsiaSat 6, the newest communications satellite of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), has been...
 
AsiaSat + SpaceX—Falcon 9 To Fly AsiaSat 6 To Orbit (Pre-Launch Activities)
[SatNews] AsiaSat 6, the newest communications satellite of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), is set for launch at...
 
NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft... A Big Deal Regarding A Dwarf Planet, Pluto... Just Passed Neptune
[SatNews] “No country except the United States has the demonstrated capability to explore so far away”
 
 Arianespace + Optus 10...Optimistic About Upcoming Launch...Greater Bandwidth  (Launch)
[SatNews] “This satellite will expand fleet resilience and significantly increase the fleet capacity, providing...
 
Northrop Grumman + Virgin Galactic...Demo Experimental Plan For DARPA
[SatNews] Reusable aircraft-like operations would help reduce military and commercial light spacecraft launch costs by a factor of 10 from current launch costs in this payload class.
 
Northrop Grumman Successfully Tests James Webb Space Telescope's Sun Screens... The Size Of Tennis Courts
[SatNews] This massive parasol is as long as a tennis court, but incredibly light and offers intense protection from the Sun, letting through less than a millionth of the Sun’s heat!
 
SatNews Alert — Arianespace + European Space Agency—Non-Compliant Orbit For “Doresa” and “Milena.”(Post-Launch)
[SatNews] According to some late breaking information from Arianespace, there may be an anomaly regarding the Galileo satellites' separation from the Soyuz launch vehicle.
 
NASA — “Green” Propellant Experiment... Test GPIM In Spacecraft ...Possible Alternative to Highly Toxic Hydrazine
[SatNews] The Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) will test the Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate fuel/oxidizer mix, a very high-performance, non-toxic rocket fuel...
 
Arianespace + European Space Agency (ESA)—Additional Galileo Guarantees (Business—Launch Services)
SatNews] Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA), acting on behalf of the European Commission, had convened at the Guiana Space Center, European spaceport, to...
 
Russia + Peru—Chasqui-1 Released Via A Hand-Launch @ ISS (Satellite)
[SatNews] Oleg Artemyev and Aleksandr Skvortsov, flight engineers of the International Space Station (ISS) crew, will take a spacewalk on Monday and launch a Russo-Peruvian nanosatellite, the...
 
European Space Agency, SSTL, OHB Systems + Arianespace—Galileo All Fueled Up and Awaiting Push Off (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Final functional testing of Europe’s twin Galileo navigation satellites has been completed at...
 
Arianespace's Soyuz Flight VS09... Gathers Up The Galileo 'Children' For The Ride Of A Lifetime (Launch)
[SatNews] With a constellation of 30 satellites at full deployment, the project will determine accurate locations for most places on Earth and...
 
Air Force Space Command...In General Change Is Good (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] The general's staff assignments include tours with the Air Force Secretariat, the Air Staff, the Joint Staff and the Commander's Action Group at Headquarters Air Force Space Command as Director.
 
Orbital's Cygnus™ Travels To 'There' And Back + Takes Out The Garbage... Successful Cargo Delivery To ISS (Service Provider)
[SatNews] Prior to its departure from the station, the astronauts loaded the cargo module with approximately 3,550 pounds (1,615 kilograms) of items for disposal.
 
Arianespace—Galileo's Agenda Is Full (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Arianespace's medium-lift workhorse is "standing tall" in French Guiana—and ready for its Galileo payload—following Soyuz' transfer...