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Latest Galileo Satellite Has Arrived At ESA’s Test Center
2014-04-30 04:24:24

ESA Europe’s latest Galileo navigation satellite has arrived at the Agency’s technical center in the Netherlands for testing, as the previous two satellites are prepared for shipping to French Guiana for launch this summer. The new satellite traveled safely enclosed within an air-conditioned and environmentally controlled container from manufacturer OHB in Bremen, Germany, to ESA’s Technical Centre, ESTEC, in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The container was unsealed only once the...

German Radar Reconnaissance System Launch Awarded To SpaceX
2013-08-09 11:46:28

SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets will deliver three-satellite SARah Constellation that will serve German Ministry of Defense Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will provide the launch services for Germany’s second-generation radar reconnaissance satellite system. The satellites, provided by OHB System AG and Astrium GmbH, will replace the current constellation and will be delivered to orbit by two Falcon 9 rockets in 2018 and 2019. "SpaceX looks forward to working with OHB and Astrium,...

Galileo Satellites Being Prepped For Launch
2012-09-10 14:00:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The second pair of Galileo navigation satellites is being prepared for launch from Europe's Spaceport in October. The third Galileo satellite's propellant tank will be getting filled with hydrazine fuel this week, and the fourth will be getting its propellant tank filled next week. The twin satellites will be hitching a ride aboard the Soyuz ST-B on October 10, then will meet up with the first two Galileo satellites currently in...

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2011-01-18 07:00:00

The head of a German space technology company has been ousted from his position after leaked diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks showed that he criticized the development of the Galileo satellite navigation system--a project his firm was a part of. Berry Smutny had been serving as CEO of OHB Technology, which was one of the companies awarded a $742 million contract to develop 14 satellites for the proposed French counterpart to the American Global Positioning System, or GPS. According to...

2010-05-10 08:05:00

TROY, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, announced today that OHB Technology AG has increased its usage of HyperWorks to consolidate its pre- and post-processing tools to one software suite across all subsidiary companies of the group, including OHB-System, MT Aerospace, Luxspace and Kayser-Threde. In this context, HyperWorks was selected to...

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2010-01-27 11:06:16

Yesterday, Mr Ren© Oosterlinck, ESA's Director of the Galileo Programme and Navigation-related Activities, signed the first three contracts for the Galileo full operational capability phase. This event marks the start of building the Galileo operational infrastructure. The signing ceremony took place at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre at Noordwijk (The Netherlands) in the presence of Mr Matthias Ruete, Director General "ËœEnergy and Transport' of the...

2008-07-28 06:00:00

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp [Report by Friedrich Kuhn: "Look at Every Corner of the Earth - New Satellite Reconnaissance of the Bundeswehr Helps in Afghanistan in the Hunt for Taleban Fighters"] Gelsdorf - In the future, the Bundeswehr can look at every corner of the earth with "super eyes." Beginning in the fall, its new satellites of the SAR-Lupe reconnaissance system can also help from space in the hunt for Taleban fighters in Afghanistan. All information...

2008-07-23 09:00:00

Russia sends German satellite into space MOSCOW, July 22 (Xinhua) -- A Russian carrier rocket sent a German reconnaissance satellite into orbit on Tuesday, a Space Forces spokesman said. "A Kosmos 3M carrier rocket, launched at 6:40 a.m. Moscow time (0240 GMT) from the Plesetsk space center in northern Russia, has successfully orbited a German SAR-Lupe satellite," Lt. Col. Alexei Zolotukhin was quoted by the RIA Novosti news agency as saying. Control over the satellite has been passed to...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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