Ariane 5’s fifth launch this year

  • Title Ariane 5 liftoff
  • Released 29/09/2017 11:57 pm
  • Copyright ESA
  • DescriptionOn 5 September 2017, Ariane 5 flight VA239 lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana and delivered two telecom satellites, Intelsat-37e and BSAT-4a, into their planned orbits.
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30 September 2017

Ariane 5 has delivered two telecom satellites, Intelsat-37e and BSAT-4a, into their planned orbits.

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Boeing 702 Digital Satellite to Boost Connectivity for Intelsat Customers

Intelsat 37e designed to adapt to surges in connectivity needs

Boeing has 100 percent satellite launch success rate this year

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has successfully supported seven out of seven satellite launches this year, including today’s launch of a 702 high-throughput digital payload satellite, built for Intelsat.

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McCain seeks to make Puerto Rico Jones Act waiver permanent; Why the White House granted a Jones Act waiver that wasn’t needed


McCain seeks to make Puerto Rico Jones Act waiver permanent

September 29, 2017 — U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have introduced legislation that would permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, or the Jones Act, “to aid recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria and encourage long-term economic growth.” Senator McCain said, “While I welcome the Trump administration’s Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico, this short-term, 10-day exemption is insufficient to help the people of Puerto Rico recover and rebuild from Hurricane Maria.”

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Weekly news update – Waters beaten by Bolton, Tory talks in tatters

This edition of Leave.EU’s weekly newsletter comes to you from the UKIP party conference in Torquay where rank outsider Henry Bolton has been elected leader. On the morning of the conference, the former Army officer sat at 10/1 with the bookies before making a late surge to third favourite behind Anne-Marie Waters in first and Peter Whittle in second place. Whittle eventually finished fifth with just 10.6% of the vote. Bolton and Waters each winning 29.9% and 21.3% of the vote share respectively.

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Jeppesen Digital Services to Maximize Operational Efficiency for Azores Airlines

New contract agreement signed to guide airline’s operational transformation, including digital navigation, planning and charting services

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced a five-year service agreement with Azores Airlines, a part of SATA, to provide digital flight operations solutions so the airline can begin to eliminate paper-based materials to increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.

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Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with adaptable aircraft technologies that alternate between fixed-wing flight and rotary-wing flight. Engineers from BAE Systems together with students from Cranfield University, have revealed a new technology concept – named Adaptable UAVs – which can alternate between the two different flight modes in the same mission. When in rotary wing mode the UAVs can be launched and recovered from battlefields and docked on a special pole.

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Canadian Army Reserve Armouries across Canada get set to welcome the public

Canadian Army Reserve gunners load a smoke round into a C3 Howitzer as part of a fire mission on Exercise BISON WARRIOR at Canadian Forces Detachment Dundurn, August 13-21, 2016.

Photo: Master Bombardier Lynn Danielson, 38 Canadian Brigade Group Public Affairs

© DND / MND 2016

September 28, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

On Saturday, September 30, all Canadian Army (CA) Reserve Armouries across Canada will host an Open House with interactive displays and activities to showcase the work they do for the CA.

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