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Archive for February 26th, 2010

3 Factors to Consider Before Buying a DVR For DirecTV

February 26th, 2010 by

Once you become a subscriber to DirecTV, you’ll have the flexibility of choosing a digital video recorder from the direct broadcast satellite provider or a third-party manufacturer. For millions of people, the stable of choices offered by Direct TV are more than sufficient to meet their needs. Others want to enjoy specific features that are only available from a third-party vendor.
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Orbital and Aerojet to begin AJ26 rocket engine testing

February 26th, 2010 by

Orbital Sciences Corporation and Aerojet announced the initiation of the AJ26 rocket engine testing process for Orbital’s Taurus II medium-class launch vehicle with the delivery of a “pathfinder” engine to NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
Other Posts:EMS Technologies delivers AEHF anti-jamming hardwareMore Than Just One Night Stands on Satellite TVTIBA signs agreement with SES New Skies for NSS-806 capacityDnepr Places TerraSAR-X Into OrbitRadio glitch delays Phoenix schedule by one dayCalian Announces $15 Million RFT ContractAriane 5 ECA performs againU.S., EU reach agreement on common GPS-Galileo signal

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Final test firing of space shuttle solid motor

February 26th, 2010 by

NASA’s Space Shuttle Program conducted the final test firing of a reusable solid rocket motor (RSRM) on 25 February in Promontory, Utah.
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Thales Alenia Space delivers YahSat 1A communication module

February 26th, 2010 by

Thales Alenia Space has delivered the YahSat 1A communication module to EADS Astrium, for integration on their platform and tests.
Other Posts:Iran-Tajikistan Satellite Communication LinkedFengyun 3A enters test serviceEC sets deadline for creating Galileo companyGOCE launch delayed until 2009Mercury to provide platform for ground-based satellite beamformingEutelsat results 1H FY 2007-2008Hughes claims to offer fastest consumer satellite Internet access plans everNew View on Pulsars

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ICESat mission ends after loss of last laser

February 26th, 2010 by

After seven years in orbit and 15 laser-operation campaigns, NASA’s ICESat has stopped collecting science data.
Other Posts:Ball Aerospace completes two milestones for Kepler MissionHTV successfully concludes demonstration flight with re-entryIntegral Systems to report loss in fiscal third quarter of 2009ViaSat Receives $19M Order From U.S. NavySouth Africa Approves Establishment Of Space AgencySES Americom Adds Home2US To IP Prime ServiceCOROT enters fine-pointing modeRussia Picks SSTL For Satellite Platform Equipment

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NASA begins construction of new antennas in Australia

February 26th, 2010 by

NASA officials broke ground near Canberra, Australia on 24 February, beginning a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.
Other Posts:Herschel & Planck pre-launch detailsSDO launch delayed one dayEchoStar stops construction of mobile multimedia satelliteCost overruns force ’shuffling’ of ESA missionsContradicting statements on GIOVE-B outageThe Red Zone Channel Hooks Up Fantasy Football PlayersTRUTHS – a satellite to calibrate satellitesShrewd Customers Choose Satellite TV Over Cable

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