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Archive for January 19th, 2007

SpaceX Finalizes Preparations For Falcon 1 Launch

January 19th, 2007 by

A static fire has been scheduled for Jan. 19 and launch to Jan. 22 for Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)’s launch of the Falcon 1, according to a…

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XCOR Aerospace Begins Test Firing Of Methane Rocket Engine For NASA

January 19th, 2007 by

XCOR Aerospace successfully conducted a series of test firings of its new 7,500-pound thrust rocket engine, the company announced Jan. 16. The tests were conducted as part…

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Alcatel Alenia Space Reports Record Orders For 2006

January 19th, 2007 by

Alcatel Alenia Space signed contracts for construction of 57 communications and observation satellites, including three for defense applications, the company announced Jan. 18. Alcatel Alenia Space completed 14 launches of all types throughout the year, including four communications…

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Home2US Chooses Irdeto For Security Of U.S. Bulgarian Entertainment Network

January 19th, 2007 by

Irdeto, a content-security provider for digital TV, IPTV and mobile systems, has been chosen by Home2US Communications Inc. to secure programming provided by Planeta TV, the largest…

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DigitalGlobe Partners With Lowrance To Power GPS Tools

January 19th, 2007 by

DigitalGlobe, provider of high-resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information, has formed a partnership with Lowrance, a marine electronics and GPS navigational systems provider. In a Jan. 16 statement, DigitalGlobe said it will provide…

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Euro Satellite Looks At IPTV Option

January 19th, 2007 by

Euro Satellite is teaming up with Exterity, an IPTV network provider, to offer a corporate IPTV solution to customers in the United Kingdom. The companies are launching an initiative to enable city-based businesses to upgrade their…

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