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November 21, 2018 8:43 AM Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

RABAT (Reuters) - Arianespace on Wednesday launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying Morocco’s second earth observation satellite, the European launch company said. The satellite, named Mohammed VI-B, was developed by Thales Alenia Space and Airbus, Arianespace said in a statement on its website. It will be mainly used for mapping, land surveying 111

June 27, 2018 5:39 AM Europe's Arianespace lowers 2018 launch view to about 11 from record 14

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - European space launch company Arianespace expects around 11 launches this year, down from an earlier forecast of up to a record 14, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Arianespace has conducted only three satellite launches so far this year but expects a much busier second half, Chief Executive Stephane Israel told Reuters on the sidelines 92

June 6, 2018 3:50 PM EU Commission shoots for stars with increased space budget

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday it planned to increase its budget for space programs to 16 billion euros ($18.85 billion) between 2021 and 2027, aiming to consolidate the bloc’s role as a “space power”. By hiking spending from 11.1 billion euros in the current budget and streamlining the EU’s space programs, the executive 80

March 21, 2017 1:34 PM French rocket launch delayed by labor protest

March 21 (UPI) -- The launch of France's Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana was delayed after workers used tires and wooden pallets to erect barricades over a labor dispute. The Ariane 5 was to take the KOREASAT-7 South Korean satellite and the SGDC Brazilian satellite into orbit on Tuesday but Arianespace, the satellite launch company, said the booster 50

December 9, 2016 12:15 AM Inmarsat teams with Arianespace on next satellite launch

The EAN payload is part of a "condosat" constructed by Thales Alenia Space, which incorporates a second payload for Hellas-Sat and is scheduled to be launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana in mid-2017. The condosat was originally scheduled for launch with SpaceX but a delay in SpaceX’s launch schedule resulted in the condosat 51

December 8, 2016 1:35 PM Aircraft network switches launcher to hit deadline

Deutsche Telekom’s 4G network for passenger aircraft is back on track to go live in 2017 after the satellite company, Inmarsat, moved its launch plans to Arianespace. Inmarsat was due to launch the satellite, which will deliver LTE services to passenger aircraft across Europe, via SpaceX. But after a launchpad explosion at Cape Canaveral in September 55

September 5, 2016 1:12 AM SpaceX’s Explosion Reverberates Across Space, Satellite and Telecom Industries

The explosion of a SpaceX rocket last Thursday will have an impact across the space industry, far beyond the losses on the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, Fla. An Israeli satellite operator’s deal to sell itself to a Chinese company is imperiled. Planned launches of communications satellites that support international mobile phone service and digital television 53

July 20, 2016 12:05 PM EU Approves Airbus and Safran’s Purchase of Arianespace

BRUSSELS—The European Union on Wednesday cleared Airbus Group SE and Safran SA’s joint acquisition of Europe’s premier rocket-launch company Arianespace on condition the companies implement measures to prevent the exchange of sensitive information that would harm rival satellite manufacturers and launch service providers. The European Commission, the bloc’s 24

July 18, 2016 10:29 AM EU mergers and takeovers (July 18)

-- Dutch investment company NPM Capital and Thijs Hendrix Beheer B.V. to jointly acquire animal and fish breeder Hendrix Genetics, which is now controlled by Thijs Hendrix Beheer (approved July 15) -- U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus and French investment firm Wendel to set up a joint venture (approved July 15) -- Investment firms IK and Five Arrows 66

May 25, 2016 4:05 PM EU mergers and takeovers (May 25)

-- Finnish retailer Kesko to acquire building products supplier Onninen (approved May 24) -- Investment bank Goldman Sachs to acquire bakery group Continental Bakeries (notified May 23/deadline June 27/simplified) -- Dutch dredging company Boskalis to acquire control of maritime services company VolkerWesselsOffshore from Reggeborgh (notified May 20/deadline 68