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(ESA), multinational agency dedicated to the promotion, for exclusively peaceful purposes, of cooperation among European states in space research and technology.
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Astrium and Arianespace signed an initial agreement on 17 September to begin the production of 18 additional Ariane 5 ECA launchers.
NASDAQ: SATS) and Arianespace, SA, have reached an agreement to launch multiple new satellites over a multi-year period from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana.
The board looking into the latest disaster has submitted a list of 14 recommendations, including alteration and requalification of the third-stage igniter, though one Arianespace official acknowledges that the cause of the previous failure is now less certain.
SES GLOBAL (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that the AMERICOM-18 (AMC-18) satellite which is to be operated by SES AMERICOM, an SES GLOBAL company, was successfully launched onboard an Arianespace Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the French Guiana Spaceport in Kourou today at 7:08 p.
Jean-Yves Le Gall, Chairman and CEO of Arianespace, and Mark Dankberg, Chairman and CEO of ViaSat Inc.
The satellite, built by Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS), is being launched by Arianespace for service at the 105 degrees West longitude orbital position.
Spanish operator Hispasat has chosen Arianespace to launch its new communications satellite, Amazonas-2
WASHINGTON -- Today, Arianespace and TerreStar Networks Inc.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday evening, November 14, Arianespace boosted two satellites into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO): the Astrium Paradigm Skynet 5B military communications satellite for the British Ministry of Defence (MoD), and the Star One C1 commercial communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space for Brazilian operator Star One.
In just 2006 alone, Arianespace has signed seven new contracts for the new rocket.
EVRY, France, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Arianespace announced today that it will launch the Horizons-2 spacecraft for Horizons Satellite LLC (a joint venture between Intelsat and JSAT), and Intelsat-11 for Intelsat.
Arianespace has been contracted to launch the satellite in the second half of 2006.