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Archive for December 10th, 2009

China launches another spy satellite

December 10th, 2009 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2D; Payload: Yaogan VII; Date: 9 December 2009, 0842 UTC; Launch Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. The remote sensing satellite was successfully put in its target orbit, Xinhua reported.

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Launch of France’s latest reconnaissance satellite postponed

December 10th, 2009 by

Officials have delayed the launch of France’s HELIOS 2B military optical observation satellite because of a problem with the Ariane 5 GS rocket.

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DirecTV 12 fuelled

December 10th, 2009 by

At Baikonur, the DirecTV 12 telecommunications spacecraft was fuelled today in preparation for a scheduled 29 December launch aboard a Proton Briz M launch vehicle.

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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter out of safe mode

December 10th, 2009 by

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taken out of the precautionary “safe mode” it had been in since August.

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Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft passes critical design review

December 10th, 2009 by

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft which is scheduled for launch in December 2012.

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Satellite TV For Movie Lovers

December 10th, 2009 by

Do you have any movie fanatics in your home? Is your ideal Saturday night curling up on your sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a couple of great movies? If so, satellite has your name written all over it. With special packages made for those who love movies, you will never run out of flicks to choose from, every day of the week.
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