August 2017

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

PSLV fails to deploy IRNSS-1H – Satellite News Digest

The launch of India’s latest navigation satellite onboard its polar rocket failed following a technical glitch. The rocket’s payload fairing failed to separate, meaning the satellite was trapped inside it and could not be deployed.

AsiaSat 9 flown to Baikonur – Satellite News Digest

The AsiaSat 9 satellite for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) of Hong Kong, arrived at the Baikonur Cosmdrome in Kazakhstan aboard an Antonov cargo jet on 27 August in preparation for mission integration and launch aboard an ILS Proton Briz M launch vehicle in September. AsiaSat 9 will be the third ILS Proton launch…