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Archive for November 29th, 2008

Shuttle undocks from ISS, prepares for Sunday landing

November 29th, 2008 by

The space shuttle Endeavour crew is expected to complete its mission to the International Space Station with a landing at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 1819 UTC on 30 November. This will conclude a 16-day flight, 11 of which were spent docked to the station.

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Measat-3a sent back to manufacturer for repairs

November 29th, 2008 by

Measat Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. announced that the Measat-3a satellite has been returned safely to the U.S. for repairs.

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Parliament committee to examine NigComSat-1 background

November 29th, 2008 by

The Committee on Science and Technology of Nigeria’s House of Representatives said that an investigative hearing on the failed NigComSat-1 communication satellite would open in Abuja next week, The Punch reported.

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