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Archive for December 19th, 2007

Space data standard enables CNSA-ESA co-operation

December 19th, 2007 by

Space communications protocols developed by the international Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) were recently employed to achieve a first-ever co-operation between the Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA).

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Wegener receives two patents for improved satellite distribution

December 19th, 2007 by

Wegener Corporation has been granted two U.S. patents for techniques designed to improve the quality and efficiency of satellite media distribution networks.

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iDirect granted patents for satellite industry technologies

December 19th, 2007 by

iDirect, Inc. has received a series of intellectual property patents protecting critical aspects of its Intelligent Platform for satellite IP communications.

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CBERS-2B passes in-orbit tests

December 19th, 2007 by

CBERS-2B, the third Sino-Brazilian Earth resources satellite, will soon be fully operational and ready to relay pictures back to ground control, a scientist was quoted as saying by China Daily.

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Spaceway 3 handed over to Hughes

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced the successful on-orbit handover of the Spaceway 3 commercial communications satellite from Boeing.

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SpaceX successfully completes SRR for third Dragon demo

December 19th, 2007 by

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has completed the Systems Requirements Review (SRR) for what will be the third Falcon 9 / Dragon demonstration under NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) programme.

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