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Archive for March 1st, 2007

Astra satellites to carry ‘Europe by Satellite’

March 1st, 2007 by

SES Astra announced that it has started to transmit the “Europe by Satellite” service, a multilingual TV news service from the European Commission.

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Boeing completes FAB-T critical design review

March 1st, 2007 by

Boeing has successfully completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) of its family of Advanced Beyond line-of-sight Terminals (FAB-T) programme, helping to pave the way for deliveries to begin.

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SkyPort signs letter of intent to purchase RAMTelecom

March 1st, 2007 by

A newly-formed subsidiary of SkyPort International (USA)has signed a letter of intent to purchase RAMTelecom Inc. (Canada), a transaction that will significantly increase SkyPort’s capability to serve customers throughout North America with a range of satellite communications services.

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SATCOM C-4 put in graveyard orbit

March 1st, 2007 by

SES Americom said it conducted its last operations on the SATCOM C-4 satellite, safely de-orbiting the satellite more than 250 km beyond the geosynchronous orbital belt.

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LCROSS passes critical design review

March 1st, 2007 by

The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) successfully completed critical design review, giving Northrop Grumman Corporation the green-light to complete building flight hardware for the mission.

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Boeing gets contract for final GPS IIR launch

March 1st, 2007 by

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a US$49.5 million contract to Boeing Co. for one Delta II launch vehicle in standard 7925-9.5 configuration to launch the final GPS IIR satellite.

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