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Archive for June 25th, 2010

No new date yet for Ariane flight 195

June 25th, 2010 by

Arianespace said it decided to postpone the launch of Arabsat 5A and COMS aboard an Ariane 5 ECA owing to a launch vehicle pressurisation anomaly on the main cryogenic stage during final countdown operations.
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TDRS-1 to be shut down after 27 years in orbit

June 25th, 2010 by

NASA said it will shut down its first Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-1, on 27 June.
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USSTRATCOM accepts command and control of WGS-3

June 25th, 2010 by

The U.S. Air Force announced that U.S. Strategic Command operationally accepted command and control of its third Wideband Global SATCOM satellite, WGS-3.
Other Posts:ESA Hires Thales Alenia Space For S-band RepeaterThe Many Benefits of Satellite TelevisionInmarsat Holdings Limited results Q3 2009Intelsat repositions satellite to serve U.S. militaryAirLaunch drops biggest rocket dummy yetKeeping Up With Your Favorite Sports All Year Long With Satellite TVESA member states give green light to ExoMars programmeSecond SBIRS GEO completes payload mating operations

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Galileo needs extra financing – Le Monde

June 25th, 2010 by

The European Galileo satellite navigation project needs financing of EUR1.5 billion (US$1.85 billion) on top of the already budgeted EUR3.4 billion, Le Monde reported.
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MDA to update e-GEOS ground station for Radarsat-2 reception

June 25th, 2010 by

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. has signed a multi-million dollar contract with e-GEOS, a provider of satellite services in Europe, to provide a Radarsat ground information solution into their existing ground station in Matera, Italy.
Other Posts:Movie Time on Dish Network ChannelsISRO happy with EADS co-operationSirius Cuts First Quarter Loss On Record RevenuesVietnam regulates use of satellite slotsHerschel and Planck ready to move to launch siteEstonia Joins EumetsatAir Force’s Latest Environmental Satellite Begins OperationsMDA gets contract from Sumitomo for Yamal subsystem

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The NFL Sunday Ticket and the Football Season of Your Dreams

June 25th, 2010 by

If you are the kind of person who believes that football is played by throwing a brown ball through the air and not by kicking a black and white ball on the ground then there is a television package that is perfect for you. If you ask most Americans what kind of football they like, American football or soccer, most of the time they are going to say American football. It might not be that popular in other places in the world, but that doesn’t really matter because in the United States it’s arguably the most popular sport in the country.

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