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ESA officials said reducing power levels by 1.5 decibels on all four satellites will have no perceptible effect for Galileo system users.
Should Orbital convert its Antares rocket into an all-solid-fuel vehicle, the company will have to overhaul its launch infrastructure on Virginia’s eastern shore and figure out how to comply with a...
A Europeanized Russian Soyuz successfully placed two European Galileo satellites into medium Earth orbit in the first launch of Galileo’s fully operational satellite models.
Sea Launch said it has begun a broad cost-cutting initiative to carry it through a gap in launches that the company hopes will end sometime in 2015 or 2016.
Globalstar said Anthony J. “Tony” Navarra would retire in October after more than 20 years with the company.
On the same day two Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines arrived in Alabama from Moscow, the U.S. Air Force issued a request for information on the possibility of weaning itself from those very engines.
AsiaSat said a combination of lower prices on certain contracts, nonrenewals of others and the reduced demand by the U.S. military in the Middle East resulted in lower overall satellite transponder...
The backup plan comes after an internal audit found that NEOSSat, built on contract by a commercial firm, ran into difficulties and fell 41 months behind schedule.
Aerojet Rocketdyne will demonstrate the use of additive manufacturing techniques to produce selected, full-scale rocket engine components.