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Never Miss Another Game With Satellite TV

November 28th, 2009 by

If you are like any other die-hard sports fan, you know how important it is to catch every moment of every game, especially when it comes to your favorite hometown team. Problem is, unless you live in your team’s city, sometimes it can be nearly impossible to catch all their games with your cable TV programming schedule. In addition, the coverage of your team might get cut short if another important game starts at the same time.

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Adventures in Eating – The New Era of Travel and Cooking Shows on Satellite TV

November 28th, 2009 by

With so many travel shows on television lately, it’s difficult to tell some of them apart at this point. It seems like every week there is another exclusive insider’s look at jetting off to some faraway destination, braving an off-the-beaten-path adventurer’s paradise, or checking out whatever the next Prague is going to end up being. Whether it’s an increased case of wanderlust that the country is experiencing or a sense of envy at knowing that in these economic times, the high definition screen is as close as many of us can get to heading off on a far-flung vacation, there’s no stopping travel shows.

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Space shuttle crew returns home after 11-day mission

November 28th, 2009 by

Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven astronauts ended an 11-day journey of nearly 7.2 million km with a 1444 UTC landing Friday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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Proton to launch DirecTV 12 at the end of December

November 28th, 2009 by

DirecTV 12 has been delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of a 29 December launch, Russia’s Khrunichev Center said.
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Koreasat-6 payload left Thales Alenia Space plant

November 28th, 2009 by

Koreasat-6 satellite prime contractor Thales Alenia Space announced that it has shipped the payload to Orbital Sciences Corporation for final integration aboard their STAR-2 platform.
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Reshetnev tests next-gen GLONASS onboard control system

November 28th, 2009 by

Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems is currently conducting development tests of the onboard control subsystem designed for the new-generation navigation spacecraft GLONASS-K.
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