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Archive for December, 2006

Space Micro’s Proton100k Computer Reaches Space

December 29th, 2006 by

Space Micro Inc. announced that its Proton 100k space computer has been launched aboard the TacSat-2 satellite. The Proton 100k Radiation Hardened Single Board Computer is the…

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USGS Releases Satellite Study Depicts Changes In Urban Land Use

December 29th, 2006 by

A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) uses satellite imagery to illustrate changes in land use associated with increasing urbanization and its impacts on local, regional, and national scales. Twenty scientific…

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Calian Announces $15 Million RFT Contract

December 29th, 2006 by

Calian Technologies Ltd. reported Dec. 27 its has received a contract valued in excess of $15 million Canadian dollars ($12.9 million) to develop radio…

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DirecTV Launches Airport Kiosk Service

December 29th, 2006 by

A captive audience of travelers waiting out delays in Denver International Airport (DIA) can bide their time watching DirecTV following the Dec. 28 launch of the satellite TV provider’s first airport retail kiosk. Marking an exclusive, multi-year deal with…

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SkyTerra names Alex Good CEO and President, Scott Macleod CFO

December 29th, 2006 by

SkyTerra Communications, Inc. announced that Alexander H. Good was named Chief Executive Officer and President, and Scott G. Macleod was named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

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USAF mulls private systems integrator for GPS III

December 29th, 2006 by

The U.S. Air Force is considering hiring private sector firms to act as consultants and contractors for the GPS III programme, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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