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Archive for February 23rd, 2010

Surviving Winter Weather Better With Satellite TV

February 23rd, 2010 by

The heart of winter is definitely a difficult time for anyone in snowy, cold parts of the country to get out and make the most of the weekend, or any free time, for that matter. After all, after a long day of work, curling up in your nice, warm home sounds much more appealing than scraping the ice off your windshield and shivering from the parking lot into a movie theater. Especially when ticket prices are so high.
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Endeavour makes night landing

February 23rd, 2010 by

Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 9.1 million km with a landing on 22 February, 0320 UTC at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Decision on MTG contract negotiations in March

February 23rd, 2010 by

ESA said it has not yet selected a company with which to start talks about the construction of the Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites, but would do so in March.

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Thaicom sees revenue growth in 2010

February 23rd, 2010 by

Thaicom PCL said it expects revenue to grow at least 30 percent this year because of expansion into new markets.

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Andrew Browne appointed Chief Financial Officer of SES

February 23rd, 2010 by

SES S.A. announced the appointment of Andrew Browne as Chief Financial Officer and member of its Executive Committee, replacing current CFO Mark Rigolle who is taking up the position of Chief Executive Officer of satellite infrastructure start-up O3b Networks.

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Nine years in orbit for Odin

February 23rd, 2010 by

The Swedish research satellite Odin has completed nine years in orbit, the Swedish Space Corporation said.

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