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Archive for November, 2007

Australia marks launch of first satellite

November 30th, 2007 by

Australia celebrated the 40th anniversary of the launching of its first satellite.

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Globecomm subsidiary receives VSAT order

November 30th, 2007 by

Globecomm Network Services Corporation (GNSC) has been awarded a blanket indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at up to US$10 million from an unnamed global multilateral organisation.

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Algerian DTT to be distributed via Atlantic Bird 3

November 30th, 2007 by

Eutelsat Communications said it has inked a contract for capacity on its Atlantic Bird 3 satellite with Telediffusion d’Algerie (TDA) to broadcast Algeria’s national Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) package of television and radio channels.

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Spain blocks Galileo deal at EU transport ministers meeting

November 30th, 2007 by

Spain is blocking a deal on dividing up contracts on the EU’s Galileo satellite navigation project as it seeks a key role in the project, European sources said according to news reports.

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EaglePicher ships first Li-Ion batteries for comsats

November 30th, 2007 by

EaglePicher Technologies, LLC announced it has shipped its first two orders for lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries to Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC).

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COM DEV to supply components for satellite constellation

November 30th, 2007 by

COM DEV International Ltd. been awarded a contract to provide advanced payload electronics for a major commercial satellite constellation.

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