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Es’hailSat selects SpaceX for 2016 launch

Qatari satellite company, EshailSat, has selected California-based space transport services company, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), to launch the companys second satellite, Eshail 2, in the fourth quarter of 2016. Eshail 2 will be positioned at the 26° East to provide TV distribution and government services to strategic stakeholders and commercial customers who value broadcasting and [...]

Thaicom 6 to launch in new year

SpaceX has scheduled January 3rd for the launch of the long-delayed Thaicom 6 satellite from Cape Canaveral on a next-generation Falcon 9 rocket. Thaicom 6 will beam Ku-band and C-band services to clients across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa at 78.5 degrees east longitude and had sold more than 60% of the its [...]