Avio Chief Executive Officer Pier Giuliano Lasagni
The 450-kilogram PeruSat-1 will share a Vega rocket (above) launch with four 110-kilogram satellites for Skybox Imaging. Credit: Arianespace
Skybox Imaging, a commercial remote sensing company acquired last year by Google, currently has two remote sensing satellites in orbit and a dozen more under contract with SSL. Credit: Skybox

VIDEO | Vega Goes Commercial

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The House Science, Space and Technology Committee quickly approved the NASA Authorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4412) by voice vote April 29, sending the policy-heavy bill — which sets no funding guidelines for appropriators — to the House floor.

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VIDEO | Vega Launch Sequence Replay

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The debut of the Antares Cygnus spacecraft will slip at least to August and possibly to September as Orbital replaces an engine on the freighter’s Antares carrier rocket.

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VIDEO | Vega Launch Sequence Replay

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The debut of the Antares Cygnus spacecraft will slip at least to August and possibly to September as Orbital replaces an engine on the freighter’s Antares carrier rocket.

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VIDEO | Payloads on Vega’s Second Launch

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Telesat  said it expects to sign a contract for a satellite to replace the Telstar 12 spacecraft at 15 degrees west by August.

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