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Archive for November 3rd, 2009

Russian rocket launches two European science probes

November 3rd, 2009 by

Rocket: Rokot/Briz-KM; Payload: SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity), Proba-2; Date: 2 November 2009, 0150 UTC. Both satellites were released into sun-synchronous orbits, at an altitude of some 760 km in the case of SMOS and 725 km in that of Proba-2.

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HTV successfully concludes demonstration flight with re-entry

November 3rd, 2009 by

The H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) Demonstration Flight successfully re-entered the atmosphere after the third de-orbit manoeuvre on 1 November (UTC).

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Spirit again shows signs of memory loss

November 3rd, 2009 by

Until 24 October NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit had gone more than six months without an episode of amnesia-like symptoms like those that appeared on four occasions earlier this year. Those symptoms have now reappeared.

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Problem with GPS IIR-20(M) won’t be solved this year

November 3rd, 2009 by

The U.S. Air Force has not yet managed to fix the problem aboard the GPS IIR-20(M) satellite, which as a consequence has still not been set as healthy.

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Integral System opens UK facility

November 3rd, 2009 by

Integral Systems, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Integral Systems Europe (ISE), has opened a new facility in the United Kingdom.

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IPTV Technology Simplified

November 3rd, 2009 by

IPTV technology is the latest in innovations for getting the daily communications that people thrive on and enjoy. Here I take a look at the benefits and advantages of this new kid on the block.
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