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Archive for June 20th, 2009

Sirius-FM to launch on 29 June

June 20th, 2009 by

U.S. radio satellite Sirius FM5 is to launch aboard an ILS Proton-M/Briz-M from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1910 UTC on 29 June, Interfax reported.
Other Posts:

Lockheed Martin Corporation (Space Systems) results 2006
Radio signals help forecast radiation storms
Update: NASA officially terminates RpK’s COTS contract
Lockheed to deliver two Japanese satellites
Alcatel-Lucent continues DVB-SH tests
Partnership Delivers Broadband To Remote Areas Of Canada
Vietnam sets up Vinasat information centre
International Space Station module from Japan arrives at NASA

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NASA awards two Small Explorers development contracts

June 20th, 2009 by

NASA has selected two science proposals to be developed into full missions as part of the agency’s Small Explorer, or SMEX, Program. The selections will implement projects that will study our Sun and some of the most exotic objects in the universe, such as neutron stars and black holes.
Other Posts:

Russia Picks SSTL For Satellite Platform Equipment
iDirect to Provide Platform For Latin American Pharmacy Chain
Frost & Sullivan: Iridium more reliable than Globalstar
Amos-3 ready for first ‘Land Launch’
Globalstar, Inc. results Q1 2008
ATV gets go-ahead for docking attempt
The Release of Having Satellite TV
Globalstar Simplex services now available in Central America

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ABC signs A$100 million deal with Optus Satellite

June 20th, 2009 by

Optus announced an eight year agreement in excess of A$100 million (EUR58 million, US$81 million) to provide satellite services to the Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC).
Other Posts:

TeleCable starts deployment of Eutelsat’s Tooway
Telesat Holdings Inc. results Q3 2008
Alcatel Alenia Space Wins Preliminary Network Order From Globalstar
Northrop Grumman Completes Range Test For Array Antenna
How to Get Free Broadcast TV at Home and Save a Bundle
Orbit CEO Talks HD
First Soyuz ST rockets officially ordered by Arianespace
Northrop Grumman Selects Nallatech For FPGA-Based Satellite Platform

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DigitalGlobe announces direct access agreement

June 20th, 2009 by

DigitalGlobe has entered into a direct access agreement and strategic alliance relationship for sales, marketing and customer support with European Space Imaging (EUSI) and Space Imaging Middle East (SIME).
Other Posts:

Anik F3 ready for launch
Boeing Announces Profitability In Second Quarter
Microspace Partners with Vista Satellite Communications
Proton returns to flight with Uragan launch
FAST marks 10 years of aurora studies
Intelsat Teams With Telenor To Expand Fiber Network In Europe
Scientists See Threat From U.S. Satellite Protection Plan
TAS, NPO-PM to jointly develop satellite platform

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