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Amazonas 4A anomaly under investigation

Submit on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 22:59

Following the launch of the Amazonas 4A from Kourou on board Arianespace’s Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle and its subsequent positioning in the geostationary orbit, an anomaly has been detected in the satellite’s performance related to the power subsystem.

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NASA signs agreement with SpaceX for use of launch pad

Submit on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 22:58

NASA has signed a property agreement with Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) for use and occupancy of Kennedy Space Center’s historic Launch Complex 39A. It will serve as a platform for SpaceX to support their commercial launch activities.

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DigitalGlobe, MDA to offer combined optical & radar imagery

Submit on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 22:57

DigitalGlobe, Inc. announced that DigitalGlobe and MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. will co-operate to offer combined optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite data solutions to their respective defence and intelligence customers around the world.

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Google buys ‘atmospheric satellite’ company

Submit on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 22:56

Google Inc has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace. Titan’s “Atmospheric satellites could help bring Internet access to millions of people, and help solve other problems, including disaster relief and environmental damage like deforestation,” Google said in a statement.

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MEASAT-3b shipped to Kourou

Submit on Monday, April 14th, 2014 22:58

Airbus Defence and Space said it has successfully completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b. The satellite left the Airbus Defence and Space facilities in Toulouse, France, and has been transported by air to Kourou, French Guiana.

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DubaiSat-2 successfully completes in orbit commissioning

Submit on Monday, April 14th, 2014 22:57

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced that DubaiSat-2′s in orbit commissioning is complete and the satellite is now fully operational.

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