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Europe’s first two Galileo satellites have reached their final operating orbits, opening the way for activating and testing their navigation payloads.
Europe’s first two satellites for its Galileo global positioning system were launched Friday from French Guiana aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket.
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched a monsoon and climate change research satellite from a facility in the southern part of the country.
A strike at the Kourou space center in French Guiana has forced the launch of an Ariane-5 rocket with two communication satellites aboard to be postponed until further notice.
The Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society awards certificates of this kind only every two to three years.
Space agency officials report that the International Space Station (ISS) had a close call on Tuesday with a piece of space debris.
Alphabus, the worldâ€™s largest communication satellite platform, is ready to offer new opportunities for satellite operators worldwide.
HAMPTON, Va., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a satellite that's only five years old, CALIPSO has accomplished a lot.
All space missions have one inescapable dependency: the electricity flowing through their systems to keep them alive.
The official ceremony marking ESAâ€™s handover of the Soyuz launch site to Arianespace took place today at Europeâ€™s Spaceport in French Guiana, after the site was declared ready for the first flight and the completion of a simulated launch campaign.
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- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.