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Archive for March 5th, 2007

New regional platforms on Intelsat

March 5th, 2007 by

Intelsat announced that U.K.-based ViewAfrica and ViewAsia Networks have launched two regional platforms on the Intelsat system, expanding their programme offering in Africa and Asia.

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EMS Technologies results 2006

March 5th, 2007 by

EMS Technologies, Inc. reported new earnings records for both the fourth quarter and full year of 2006.

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STP-1 pre-launch details

March 5th, 2007 by

The launch of several experimental satellites on the STP-1 mission aboard an Atlas V from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is now scheduled for 9 March between 0237 and 0442 UTC.

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ESA orders new Galileo satellite while project is further delayed

March 5th, 2007 by

ESA has awarded a contract to Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (UK) for initial activities leading to the construction of a second spacecraft for the Galileo satellite navigation system, the completion of which just seems to have slipped back further.

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Stuck in orbit? The Chinese satellite that wouldn’t move

March 5th, 2007 by

It was supposed to be China’s first next-generation navigation satellite, the cornerstone for a global positioning system. But instead, Beidou 1D (sometimes also referred to as Beidou 2A) might just be the latest setback for the country’s space programme.

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GIOVE-A Navigation Signal Available To Users

March 5th, 2007 by

The European Space Agency has released the technical details of the signals transmitted by the first Galileo test satellite, allowing receiver manufacturers and research institutions to use a real signal for research and development, the agency…

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