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Archive for February 11th, 2010

Information Age on Dish Network

February 11th, 2010 by

Dish network channels have got in the information age. No information is out of reach when you have satellite TV. How has dish TV furthered the information revolution? Let’s find out here.
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Atlas V SDO mission rescheduled for 11 February

February 11th, 2010 by

Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K. Radhakrishnan has said the inaugural launch of a GSLV with indigenous cryogenic upper stage is now planned in April.
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Thales Alenia Space chosen to build Athena-Fidus

February 11th, 2010 by

Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed a contract with the French and Italian space agencies, CNES and ASI, to develop, construct, test and deliver in orbit a broadband civil and military telecommunications satellite, Athena-Fidus.
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Astrium delivers Astra 3B satellite to launch site

February 11th, 2010 by

The Astra 3B communications satellite for SES Astra arrived today in French Guiana, transported by an Antonov aircraft from Astrium’s Toulouse site, and will be prepared at the Kourou space centre for an Ariane 5 heavy-lift launch along with another Astrium satellite – SATCOMBw-2b for the German armed forces – at the end of March.
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Ball Aerospace tests Landsat Operational Land Imager

February 11th, 2010 by

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has successfully completed stray light testing of the Operational Land Imager (OLI) telescope assembly for NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission.
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Globalstar builds satellite tracking station in Southern Africa

February 11th, 2010 by

Globalstar, Inc. said it has commenced construction of a satellite tracking station in Botswana, located in Southern Africa.
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