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Archive for January, 2010

Pay Per View Movies on Satellite TV – Convenience For All the Family

January 30th, 2010 by

Video on demand with pay per view movies from a satellite TV provider increases a family’s television entertainment options. With 100s of movies of all genres and including something for all members of the family, access to a pay per view TV library is now accepted as a vital aspect of modern life.
Other Posts:Russia confirms lift of Glonass restrictionsSatellite Security Corp. Completes Debt OfferingSES secures EUR523 million export credit funding facilityCost of Satellite TV Lower Than Ever BeforeNew cargo ship heading for ISS, docking delayedNASA Selects Jazz Semiconductor and ADSANTEC for LADEEGIOVE-A laser ranging campaign successfulThe Many Ways Your Satellite TV Connection Can Benefit Your Kids

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Dish Network – Tailor Made For Kids

January 30th, 2010 by

Dish TV can be entertaining for some and harmful for others. The content on satellite TV channels is often more pertinent to drugs, evil and violence. So parents should keep a vigilant eye on their children to bar them from viewing such content. This article will help us to know the ways parents can keep a check on adult programs.
Other Posts:Singapore ground station to collect GeoEye-1 imageryRaytheon ships ARTEMIS sensorIPSTAR opens its 11th gateway in The PhilippinesTalia Leases Transponder From ArabsatNode 3 leaves Thales Alenia Space’s plantsHubble Servicing Mission 4 preview (II)Looking at Dish Satellite TV? Why It’s Important to Choose the Best Satellite TV InstallerFor the first time, two satellites crash in space

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ESA, Arianespace sign Vega support contract

January 30th, 2010 by

Jean-Yves Le Gall, Chairman and CEO of Arianespace, and Markus Bertschi, Launcher Programmes Department Head at the European Space Agency (ESA), have signed a contract defining Arianespace’s support services for the qualification campaign and combined testing of the Vega light launcher.
Other Posts:TerreStar Chairman Abbruzzese Steps DownCan DirecTV Work For Me and My Family?Australia marks launch of first satelliteWegener Signs Distribution Deal With Simac Broadcast B.V.Measat 3A to be flown back to U.S. for repairsXM Names New President, Reaches Agreement With ASCAPAPT Satellite Appoints A U.S. Tax AttorneyDirecTV Signs Deal To Boost Broadband Prospects

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Life of Satmex 5 shortened by XIPS failure

January 30th, 2010 by

Satellites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. said that the primary xenon ion propulsion aboard Satmex 5 experienced an uexpected shutdown on 27 January.
Other Posts:Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics Gain Defense ContractsFirst SBIRS-GEO satellite continues to be testedDirecTV Signs Deal With Audience Measurement ServiceAdvantech Satellite Networks Unveils DVB-RCS Micro Hub120 channels on Americom’s IP-PRIMEMore Intelsat capacity for Telenor Satellite ServicesWorldspace Satellite Radio Reports Flattened SubscriptionsFirst pan-African satellite shipped to Kourou

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Replacement satellites for W2 have arrived at 16 degrees East

January 30th, 2010 by

Eutelsat Communications said that all services affected by the anomaly which occurred in the evening of 27 January on Eutelsat W2 are now fully restored at 16 degrees East.
Other Posts:Readiness review confirms GeoEye 1 launch dateSwedish Space Names New CEOFirst SBIRS GEO spacecraft in baseline testingAmos-3 satellite arrives at Baikonur launch siteOldest commercial communications satellite retiredLoral Skynet Brings Satellite Services To Remote British IslandLunar Eclipses 2001 – 2010NSR examines government, military demand for satellite capacity

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Ball Aerospace begins integration of VIIRS for NPP satellite

January 30th, 2010 by

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has begun integration of the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) for the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP).
Other Posts:Dish Network Channels and Working Women!New Russian navigation satellites healthy, NPO-PM saysReport: Iran Seizes Satellite Dishes In CapitalIridium Provides Links For Weather Data SystemATK to design and build Orion solar arraysGlobalstar to read utility metersIntelsat acquisition closesFirst AEHF production terminals complete testing

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