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February 21, 2012
No Malfunction With Globalstar Satellites, Fregat Upper Stage or Soyuz Launch Vehicle
Covington LA (SPX) Jul 12, 2011
Globalstar, Inc. reports that there will an additional delay in the launch of six new Globalstar satellites. The launch of the second-generation satellites was originally targeted for July 11, 2011 at 8:59 a.m. Baikonur local time and was rescheduled for July 12, 2011 at 8:43 a.m. Baikonur local time, following the countdown's interruption prior to liftoff of the Soyuz launch vehicle. Launch services provider Arianespace announced that the launch was initially postponed due to a malfunction of equ ... read more

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Globalstar Takes Delivery Of Six New Satellites In Preparation For May Launch
Globalstar has taken delivery of six new second-generation satellites at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Technicians from launch services provider Arianespace and satellite manufacturer Thale ... more
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Thales to build 81 satellites for Iridium
French defence and aerospace group Thales said on Tuesday it had finalised a contract worth 2.2 billion dollars to supply 81 telecommunications satellites to US firm Iridium Communication. ... more
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Soyuz Delivers Six New Globalstars To Orbit
The initial cluster of six Globalstar second-generation satellites was successfully orbited today (October 20) on an Arianespace Soyuz mission, which was conducted by its Starsem affiliate from Baik ... more
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US firm Globalstar launches six satellites
A Russian Soyuz rocket carried six US Globalstar satellites into orbit on Tuesday, blasting off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russia's space agency said. "The launch took place at ... more
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Soyuz Moves To Launch Pad For Globalstar Six Bird Launch
The Soyuz vehicle with Globalstar's initial cluster of six second-generation satellites is now on Launch Pad #6 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, where it is being readied for liftoff on October 19 in an Aria ... more
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Globalstar Second-Generation Satellites Integrated Into Soyuz Upper Stage
Payload integration for Arianespace's upcoming Soyuz mission is nearly complete, as the dispenser with its six Globalstar satellites has been installed on the launcher's Fregat upper stage at Baikon ... more
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Satellite 'formation flying' simulated
Scientists getting ready for planned multi-satellite missions are getting in some "practice" thanks to sophisticated simulators, European space officials said. Several space agencies are preparin ... more
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Iridium to launch new telecom satellites
US-based Iridium Communications Wednesday announced plans to launch a new fleet of satellites for global voice and data communications with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). The 492-milli ... more
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Thales Alenia wins Iridium deal for 81 satellites: company
Thales Alenia Space has won a contract worth 2.1 billion dollars (1.7 billion euros) for a giant programme to build 81 communications satellites for US group Iridium, Iridium said on Wednesday. ... more
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Iridium Announces Comprehensive Plan For Next Gen Constellation
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Mexican Relief Organizations Expand Use Of Iridium In Haiti
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Iridium Unveils Smaller, Lower-Cost Satellite Data Transceiver
Iridium Communications has unveiled its next-generation "Iridium 9602" satellite data transceiver at its annual Partners Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The Iridium 9602 is a full-duplex short-bu ... more
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