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Archive for October 11th, 2007

SES buys stake in UAE company Glocom

October 11th, 2007 by

ND SatCom, an SES Astra company, announced that SES acquired a stake in Glocom, a Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based system integrator and equipment supplier for turnkey digital broadcasting solutions.

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Andrew adds low-PIM capabilities to satellite products

October 11th, 2007 by

Andrew Corporation said it was adding low-passive intermodulation (PIM) capabilities to many of its satellite antenna products.

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Israeli satellite TV company hit hard by interference

October 11th, 2007 by

Mysterious emissions interfering with its broadcasts have created a huge problem for Israel’s only satellite-based pay-TV operator, Yes, but the culprit may now been found.

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LM/NG team completes TSAT router tests

October 11th, 2007 by

The Lockheed Martin/Northrop Grumman team was the first to successfully complete the last in a series of verification tests of its Next Generation Processor Router (NGPR) performed during the Risk Reduction and System Definition (RR&SD) phase of the Transformational Satellite Communications System (TSAT) Space Segment.

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Update: Fourth reaction wheel failure ends FUSE mission

October 11th, 2007 by

NASA’s Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) will be shut down on 18 October after the agency’s Science Mission Directorate last August decided to terminate the mission.

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Dawn switches on ion engine

October 11th, 2007 by

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft successfully completed the first test of its ion propulsion system over the weekend. The system is vital to the success of Dawn’s eight-year, 1.6 billion-kilometer journey to asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres.

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