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2014-10-16 08:21:54

Reaction wheel production line ramps up for commercial satellite constellation EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Space Systems, a leader in development of affordable high-performance spacecraft and components, has inked a major contract to manufacture reaction wheels for a commercial satellite constellation. The production order, received from prime contractor Space Systems/Loral (SSL) validates Millennium's multi-year investment in significant vertical...

Kepler Goes Into Thruster-Controlled Safe Mode
2013-05-15 18:53:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA announced on Wednesday that its Kepler spacecraft was sitting in safe mode once again, possibly putting an end to its high-accuracy observations. Kepler went into a Thruster-Controlled Safe Mode earlier in May, and NASA said its spacecraft is sitting in the same position again. The space agency said the root cause of Kepler putting itself into safe mode is unknown, but the possible cause "appears to be an altitude error."...


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