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Archive for November 17th, 2009

Should I Get Satellite TV? Read This Before You Answer

November 17th, 2009 by

Should I get satellite TV: If you are wondering should I get satellite TV, well then you have to ask yourself a few questions about your own lifestyle and that of your family. For those of you who are hooked onto television not just as a past time but as an addict and who can find nothing better to do than to watch the various programs then the answer is definitely a “yes”.
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Atlantis lifts off to ISS on STS-129 mission

November 17th, 2009 by

Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off at 1928 UTC today carrying supplies and spare parts for the International Space Station to extend its life past the 2010 retirement of the aging shuttle fleet.
Other Posts:Planetlink Supplies R&R Sales Group With GPS ReceiversIridium announces 2006 results, new satellitesBlue Star Crewmembers Connect Using StratosCBERS-2B declared operationalJapanese company reportedly interested in Intelsat investmentCerona Gains Funding from Republic Financial Corp.Orbcomm Inc. results Q3 2007Dnepr return to flight with cluster launch

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Update: Himawari 6 suffers blackout, backup satellite takes over

November 17th, 2009 by

The Japanese weather satellite Himawari 6 (aka MTSAT 1R) has resumed operations.
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Sri Lanka signs agreement with SSTL for space capability

November 17th, 2009 by

The Sri Lankan Telecommunications Regulatory Commission and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) signed an agreement that starts a Sri Lankan national space capability.
Other Posts:Geoeye Receives Contract for Satellite ImagesDelay of the day: Measat-1RThe return of the Delta IV — the sequelUpdate: STS-119 moved forward 24 hoursPolitical Television SatisfiesSiemens books Atlantic Bird 1 capacity for BBCOfek 7 sends first picturesMSV’s patent collection grows again

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Eutelsat’s Eurobird 4 to help out at 75 degrees East

November 17th, 2009 by

Eutelsat Communications and Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) announced the execution of a strategic agreement for commercial co-operation at the 75 degrees East orbital location.
Other Posts:Azerbaijan to sign AzerSat contracts this yearATK builds support structure for James Webb Space TelescopeNorthrop integrates AEHF antennasDelay of the day: KaguyaTwo MRO instruments not working as they shouldFirst ATV launch no earlier than SeptemberNorsat Wins Order from United States Air ForceUpdate: Astra 5A declared total loss after anomaly

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EADS (Astrium) results 9m 2009

November 17th, 2009 by

The European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. (EADS) reported financial results for the first nine months of 2009.
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