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First anniversary of Rapid Scanning Service on Meteosat-8

January 1st, 1970 by

Today marks the first anniversary of the beginning of the Rapid Scanning Service (RSS) on EUMETSAT’s Meteosat-8 geostationary weather satellite, which for one year now has been successfully delivering this vital service in support of Nowcasting of severe weather events.
Other Posts:Harris awarded continuation contract for satellite control networkAlcatel-Lucent Begins OperationsNew launch date for MetOp-A setHamilton Sundstrand, P&W Rocketdyne join Ball’s Ares I teamSpace Foundation publishes ITAR white paperFirst AEHF satellite ready for testingLoral, MHR to modify transaction to comply with NASDAQ rulesJim Halsell joins ATK as Vice President and Program Manager

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Astrotech Corporation results Q3 FY 2009

January 1st, 1970 by

Astrotech Corporation (formerly Spacehab, Incorporated) announced financial results for the third quarter ending 31 March 2009 of its fiscal year 2009.
Other Posts:Orbital Express resumes unmated operationsEchoStar Communications Corporation results Q2 2006SES Astra increases audience reachSirius Satellite Radio results 2007SES New Skies Gets Ready for NSS-8 LaunchUpdate: NASA officially terminates RpK’s COTS contractKazakhstan to announce ERS satellite tender results soonIntelsat orders IS-14 from Loral

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OHB Group AG results Q1 2009

January 1st, 1970 by

OHB Group AG reported financial results for the first quarter of 2009.
Other Posts:Inmarsat Enters Agreement With ACeSH-IIB test delayed againRussian business TV expands to EMEA using Hotbird 6Hughes Unveils Broadband VSAT Platform For Maritime ApplicationCold Angara propulsion system tests completedESA extends Double Star missionArtel Announces $100 Million In Previously Unannounced DoD ContractsSES Global Prices Bond Offering

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Intelsat, Ltd. results Q1 2009

January 1st, 1970 by

Intelsat, Ltd. reported results for the three-month period ended 31 March 2009.
Other Posts:DISH Network Surpasses 13 Million CustomersIridium Opens Ground Station In NorwayExecutive Q&A: Wall Street Looks More Favorably At Satellite IndustryUp to 20 launches planned from Cape Canaveral this yearRaytheon started NPOESS communications upgrade in AntarcticaEU Establishes Management Of Satellite Navigation ProgramXM To Offer Hanukkah Channel Amid Holiday ProgrammingFirst hot firing of RS-68A engine successful

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Ekspress MD1 put into operation within RSCC’s constellation

January 1st, 1970 by

The Ekspress MD1 satellite is in service now within the Russian Satellite Communications Company’s constellation, RSCC announced on 12 May.
Other Posts:Malaysia’s Astro Invests In Indian DTH VentureRecent solar outburst produced record amount of radio noiseND SatCom awarded contract by U.S. Navy SPAWARAndrews replaces Orbital in RpK’s COTS teamHughes expands satellite capacity with Intelsat in Latin AmericaSpaceDev and SEI win Asteroid mission design contestGlobalstar Launches Unlimited Airtime ProgramEMS Technologies, Inc. results Q3 2007

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GeoEye-1 partially colour-blind

January 1st, 1970 by

GeoEye-1 is experiencing technical difficulties that could affect some customers, GeoEye COO Bill Schuster said.
Other Posts:Ball Aerospace completes two milestones for Kepler MissionU.S. Air Force Cites DSCS ProgramBoeing gets contract for final GPS IIR launchSkylogic, ViaSat To Provide Satellite-Based Communications For Business JetsBulldog Technologies, Put To Sleep?Ball Aerospace Splits Defense OperationsSunoco Extends Network Services Contract With SpacenetAir Force Gives Boeing $300 Million For Wideband Gapfiller Program

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