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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,...

2008-10-01 09:00:34

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp ["Jung Praises New Possibility of Reconnaissance for Bundeswehr" - ddp headline] Gelsdorf (ddp) - According to Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung (CDU [Christian Democratic Union]), the Bundeswehr [German Armed Forces] will be able in the future to use information from its own satellite-based radar reconnaissance system. This is important, above all, for foreign operations, the minister said during a visit at the "Strategic...

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...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.