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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Astrium Confirms Operational and Fully Functional Pléiades Constellation

Astrium, Europe's leading space technology company, has announced the operational and commercial launch of the fully complete Pléiades constellation as well as SPOT 6, following the successful in-orbit qualification of the Pléiades 1B and SPOT 6 satellites.

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Monday, September 10th, 2012

SPOT 6 Joins Pléiades 1A in Orbit

Built by Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, the SPOT 6 Earth observation satellite has been successfully launched by a PSLV launcher from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in India. It will join in orbit Pléiades 1A, the very high resolution...

Monday, September 10th, 2012

PSLV Orbits Commercial Remote Sensing Satellite

An Indian launcher lifted off Sunday and placed France's Spot 6 commercial Earth imaging satellite and a Japanese secondary payload into orbit 400 miles high. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off at 0423 GMT (12:23 a.m. EDT)...

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Countdown Commences for the Launch of PSLV-C21 Carrying French Satellite SPOT 6 and Japanese Satellite PROITERES

The Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) for Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C21)/SPOT-6/PROITERES mission, which met on September 05, 2012 at Satish Dhawan...

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Astrium’s SPOT 6 Ready for Launch Campaign

SPOT 6, the brand new Earth observation satellite built by Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, is now ready for launch. It will be transferred in the coming days from the Astrium Satellites facility in Toulouse (France)...

Friday, May 18th, 2012

ISRO Chief Counters Madhavan Nair’s Claims

Countering claims made by his predecessor G Madhavan Nair, Indian Space Research Organisation chief K Radhakrishnan on Friday said there may not have commercial orders right now from foreign customers other than SPOT-6 but the space agency...

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

ISRO to Launch French Remote Sensing Satellite Spot-6

An advanced French remote sensing satellite, Spot-6, will be launched on board Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) during the second half of 2012. This follows the recent signing of a commercial Launch...

Friday, May 13th, 2011

ISRO to Launch French Satellite in 2012

Continuing its programme of commercial launch of foreign satellites, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has lined up launch of an image capturing satellite of France next year, according to Parivakkam Subramaniam Veeraraghavan, director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre...