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First Advanced EHF satellite launched

August 16th, 2010 by

Rocket: Atlas V/Centaur; Payload: AEHF 1; Date: 14 August 2010, 1107 UTC; Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The satellite was successfully released into geostationary transfer orbit 51 minutes after lift-off.
Other Posts:Raytheon tests NMT with Milstar systemAda.Text_IO.Put_Line(“Astrium selects Ada for Sentinel 1″);College Basketball on Satellite TVNew launch date for European gravity satelliteUpdate: Ariane 5 launches Spanish, German satellitesAndrews Space to develop plug and play spacecraft demonstratorSUNY continues to use AMC-5 capacityIrvin to develop CEV parachutes

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Delay of the day: Rasad 1

August 16th, 2010 by

The launch of Iran’s Rasad 1 Earth observation satellite aboard an indigenous rocket, which was to take place later this month, has been delayed.
Other Posts:Intelsat S.A. results 2009NASA terminates RpK’s COTS contract, reportRaytheon wins contract to develop next-generation GPS control segmentJSAT returns to Arianespace after Proton crashSTSS passes two critical ground system testsThaicom reports 22 new contractsTexting costs more astronomical than astronomyDirecTV Activates HD Local Channels In Four States

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Construction of Intelsat 27 has begun

August 16th, 2010 by

Intelsat S.A. announced that it has commenced construction of the Intelsat 27 satellite (IS-27).
Other Posts:SES New Skies to provide satellite Internet trunking to French PolynesiaAmos-3 satellite arrives at Baikonur launch siteDish TV Packages – 5 Reasons Why They’re the BestUpdate: Eutelsat W2 falls silentGlobalstar confirms launch date for spare satellitesDigital Video Recording With Satellite TelevisionUpdate: Xplore to lease Loral’s ViaSat-1 capacitySpread the Word For a Cable TV Provider

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Update: Thaicom 2 to save 50.5 degrees East slot?

August 16th, 2010 by

Thailand’s government has approved a proposal to move Thaicom 2 to 50.5 degrees East in order in order to maintain the country’s reservation of that geostationary slot.
Other Posts:Com Dev expands plantSpace shuttle releases small satellitesThree Aspects of Satellite TV That You Ought to KnowDish Network Launches MobileDish Programming PackagesEchostar Rolls Out High-Speed Internet ServiceSatellite Installers – Attributes of a Great Installation CompanyMeasat Launches HD PlatformILS Proton To Launch Ciel-2 Satellite

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5 Great Excuses For Getting Satellite TV Now

August 16th, 2010 by

Although there are plenty of valid excuses for getting satellite TV, a few stand out from the rest. In reality though, no matter how you slice it, signing up just makes sense. Even if you already know that and are sold on the service, you may have a significant other who’s not quite ready to make the switch. In any case, try seeing if any one of these valid excuses rings true with you and your situation.
Other Posts:First flight of Indian cryogenic stage before March 2007MDA receives contract from Astrium/TAS consortiumGeoEye-1 problem not expected to materially impact revenuesChina’s new launch site to open later than expectedSurrey Reaches Milestone For Geostationary Mini-Satellite PlatformISRO starts countdown for launch of Oceansat-2Iridium Offers Satellite E-mail Service For Zodiac ShipsCrawford Adds StarLink’s Trucks To Fleet

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Bilingual Americans Enjoy Spanish Language Channels From Satellite TV

August 16th, 2010 by

Who needs bilingual television? Americans! Today more and more Americans live in bilingual households, hold bilingual job positions, or have intergenerational language variances. One thing bilingual people in the United States often notice is that there is a serious lack of bilingual entertainment available on a regular basis.
Other Posts:MBCo pulls plug on satellite multimedia serviceMRO in safe mode after spontaneous computer swapInmarsat 4-F3 to be launched, support hand-held phone servicesSUNY continues to use AMC-5 capacityFirst H-IIB successfully launches first HTVIntegral Systems Revenues, Earnings Slip In Second QuarterETS VIII drifting towards final geostationary slotAmos 5 production progressing on schedule

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