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Archive for December 3rd, 2009

Delay of the day: Delta IV, WGS-3

December 3rd, 2009 by

The launch of the Air Force Delta IV Wideband Global SATCOM-3 (WGS-3) mission scheduled for 3 December (UTC), has been delayed 24 hours owing to approaching inclement weather.

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Intelsat-23 update: Boeing or Orbital?

December 3rd, 2009 by

Intelsat may have come closer to a decision regarding the IS-23 satellite, for which a manufacturer has not yet been announced.

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Completed TacSat-4 has to wait for launch until next August

December 3rd, 2009 by

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers have completed all environmental and performance testing on the TacSat-4 COMMx payload. This completes the entire TacSat-4 spacecraft as the spacecraft bus was completed in May 2008.

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NOAA deactivates GOES-10 after 12 years of tracking storms

December 3rd, 2009 by

NOAA officially deactivated its Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-10 on 2 December after 12 years of service.

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Ring in the New Year With Satellite TV

December 3rd, 2009 by

With the New Year steadily approaching, we all have our minds set on new beginnings and making a fresh start. In fact, one of our biggest traditions for celebrating the start of a New Year is to make resolutions, usually focused on how we will make ourselves better or what we will vow to give up. Why not make your resolution this year something fun and attainable? Forget about the tired old traditional resolutions like quitting smoking, joining a gym, losing weight, etc. We all know that although we may begin January 1st with good intentions, these promises to ourselves more often than not turn out to be quite unfruitful. This year, make a resolution you know you will stick to; make a resolution to take your home entertainment system to the next level with satellite TV.

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Comparing Direct TV With Charter Cable Service

December 3rd, 2009 by

Two of the big players in the cable TV market today are Charter cable and Direct TV satellite service. If these two companies are on your radar when it comes to choosing a satellite or cable provider, you may be confused about what they offer, and how much it costs.

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