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US university student-built satellite scheduled for launch by Nasa this month
Friday, September 13, 2013 A beach ball-sized satellite developed by a team of students at University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder), to better understand the impact of atmospheric drag on satellite orbits, is...

Alphasat satellite completes orbital positioning stage to validate Thales propulsion system
Friday, September 06, 2013 The Alphasat satellite, first application of the new Alphabus platform, has completed the orbital positioning phase, marking the validation of Thales Alenia Space's electric propulsion...

Boeing completes testing on next-generation data relay satellites
Thursday, August 22, 2013 Boeing has announced that two of its next-generation tracking and data relay satellites (TDRS), TDRS-K and TDRS-L, have completed testing in space and on earth...

ISRO halts GSAT-14 satellite launch after fuel leak
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has called off the launch of GSAT-14 communications satellite aboard the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D5 (GSLV-D5) after a fuel leak...

ESA selects basic design for next-generation launch vehicle Ariane 6
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected the baseline configuration for the next-generation launch vehicle, Ariane 6, following approval by the agency's ministerial council in November...

India launches first regional navigation satellite system IRNSS-1A
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) has launched the first Indian regional navigation satellite system (IRNSS) today from Satish Dhawan...

Arianespace launches O3b Networks' first four telecommunication satellites
Thursday, June 27, 2013 European commercial launch services provider Arianespace has launched O3b Networks' initial four telecommunication satellites from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French...

Arianespace launches ATV4 cargo vessel to ISS
Friday, June 07, 2013 European commercial launch services provider Arianespace has launched the European Space Agency's (ESA) ATV4 (Automated Transfer Vehicle) cargo vessel to the International Space Station...

ILS Proton rocket launches SES-6 satellite to geostationary orbit
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 Telecommunications satellite SES-6 has been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard the International Launch Services (ILS) Proton...

Boeing wins contract to build ViaSat-2 satellite
Monday, May 20, 2013 Boeing has been awarded a new satellite contract to design and deliver a 702HP high-power spacecraft to ViaSat in...

German researchers develop new technology to track flights using satellites
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Researchers at German Aerospace Center, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt (DLR), have developed a new receiver and antenna to track aircraft from...

US and Australia sign space situational awareness data sharing agreement
Thursday, April 25, 2013 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has entered into a space situational awareness (SSA) international sharing agreement with the Department of Defence of Australia, making it the...

EIAST launches first satellite project to be completed in UAE
Thursday, April 25, 2013 The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has launched a new strategic project for the Earth-observation satellite DubaiSat-3, the first satellite that will be...

Lockheed Martin-built GPS satellites to participate in civil navigation capability tests
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Lockheed Martin-built GPS satellites already in orbit are set to take part in testing of a new L2C signal civilian navigation message (CNAV) capability this summer, which is expected to boost...

Ariane 5 launches Skynet 5D and Mexsat Bicentenario satellites
Friday, December 21, 2012 European commercial launch services provider Arianespace has launched two telecommunications satellites, Skynet 5D of the UK and Mexsat Bicentenario of Mexico, aboard Ariane 5 ECA from the...

ILS Proton rocket launches EchoStar XVI satellite to geostationary orbit
Friday, November 23, 2012 Communication satellite EchoStar XVI has been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard the International Launch Services (ILS) Proton...

French space agency breaks ground on Galileo Security Monitoring Center
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 French space agency Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) has broken ground on the Galileo Security Monitoring Center (GSMC) in Saint Germain en Laye,...

ESA installs orbital debris test radar in Spain
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 The European Space Agency (ESA) has installed the first orbital debris test radar in Spain, which will be used to develop early warning services to help European satellite operators manoeuvre...

ESA's second pair of Galileo satellites launched into orbit
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 The European Space Agency's (ESA) second pair of Galileo navigation satellites, Flight Model 3 (FM3) and Flight Model 4 (FM4), have been launched from the European Spaceport in French Guiana...

ILS Proton rocket launches Intelsat 23 satellite to geostationary orbit
Monday, October 15, 2012 Telecom satellite Intelsat 23 was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 14 October aboard the International Launch Services (ILS) Proton...

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