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    Northrop-Built Webb Observatory to Enter Final Test Phase

    Northrop Grumman engineers are set to conduct final tests on NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope after they have unloaded optical and scientific instruments from a shipping container at a company facility in Redondo Beach, California. The company aims to ensure that the space observatory is ready for its mission before it heads to a Kourou, French Guiana, launch site, NASA said Monday. […] More

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    SES Launches Boeing-Built Satellite to Provide In-Flight Connectivity Service

    SES has launched a Boeing-built satellite aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana to deliver internet service to commercial, maritime and government customers. The SES-15 satellite is designed to support inflight connectivity and entertainment service providers such as Global Eagle Entertainment, Gogo and Panasonic Avionics as well as provide live TV coverage on flight routes across U.S., Canada, […] More

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    Space Systems Loral Readies Australia's 2nd Broadband Network Satellite for Launch

    Space Systems Loral has shipped the second satellite developed for Australia’s national broadband network to French Guiana in preparation for the spacecraft's launch. The Sky Muster II satellite will take off onboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle built by Arianespace from the European Spaceport in Kourou, SSL said Wednesday. The satellite will work to provide […] More

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    Intelsat Launches Second Satellite for C- and Ku-Band Capacity in EMEA Region

    Intelsat has launched a Boeing-manufactured high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on Wednesday from French Guiana as part of a project designed to bring C- and Ku-band capacity to Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Intelsat said Wednesday Intelsat 33e, the second of a planned seven EpicNG satellite project, will join Intelsat 29e to form a high-throughput overlay to […] More

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