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Archive for August 17th, 2010

China completes first ‘mini space station’

August 17th, 2010 by

China has finished assembling its Tiangong-1 space module, the Chinese Defense Ministry said. The unmanned module is expected to be launched in 2011.
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GSS moves Yamal Mission Control Centre

August 17th, 2010 by

Gazprom Space Systems said it has moved its Mission Control Centre for the Yamal satellites constellation to a new place.
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South African space-based AIS trial declared success

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exactEarth Ltd., the data services subsidiary of COM DEV International Ltd., announced that its space-based Automatic Identification System (S-AIS) data has been used successfully by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) in an ongoing trial. The data recently contributed to security efforts associated with the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament.
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Satellite TV, Why is it the Better Choice?

August 17th, 2010 by

There are a lot of questions when it comes to satellite TV. Although many things seem to indicate that it is the better service when compared with cable, it is still a newer type of TV service and people don’t know as much about satellite TV as they do about cable.
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From Cable to the Dish – What to Expect When Switching to Satellite TV

August 17th, 2010 by

With tight budgets all around, it makes a whole lot of sense to reexamine typical day-to-day expenses lately. And when it comes to costs for entertainment, one of the easiest ways to save money is by moving leisure time activities home, rather than spending a whole lot of money on heading to a concert or a megaplex. While a whole lot of American families are contented to stick with typical means of staying entertained in the living room, more and more people are starting to change from their old reliable method of watching television, cable, to the world of the dish.
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How to Connect a Laptop to a TV Yourself

August 17th, 2010 by

Laptops are available in various models each having a set of unique features and functionality. Most often laptops are used because they are easy-to-carry around and can serve as a communication device when you have to travel.

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