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Archive for August 26th, 2010

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer arrives at launch site

August 26th, 2010 by

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, escorted by astronauts who will fly with it on the Space Shuttle in February 2011.
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Artemis-P1 first to enter new type of orbit

August 26th, 2010 by

NASA’s ARTEMIS-P1 has become the first spacecraft successfully placed into an Earth-Moon libration orbit.
Other Posts:Eliminating Digital Divide With Satellite TelecommunicationsGeoEye-1 starts commercial operationsPublic-Private Partnerships Makes High-Resolution Satellite Imagery Available To UniversitiesNew launch date for GLONASS satellitesThe rain in Spain stays mainly in the plainProgress M-67 deorbitedProtostar Secures Series B Funding; Appoints ChairmanJHU/APL to build NASA’s Solar Probe

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ISS ship-tracker operating alongside Norway’s AISSat-1

August 26th, 2010 by

Nearing the end of its third month of continuous operation, the International Space Station’s ship-tracking experiment has experienced a marked increase in data quality. Now it operates along with a dedicated satellite carrying the same receiver.
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Prima’s micropropulsion experiment affected by propellant leak

August 26th, 2010 by

The Swedish Prisma satellites recently began testing their micropropulsion thrusters. The satellites’ manufacturer Swedish Space Corporation said that the experiment yielded good and bad news.
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COM DEV announces preliminary third quarter results

August 26th, 2010 by

COM DEV International Ltd. announced preliminary financial results for the three-month period ending 31 July 2010.
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Satellite TV Packages – 10 Advantages of Satellite Service

August 26th, 2010 by

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a satellite TV provider, and you can easily find articles that feature a comparison of satellite TV packages if you want to. But a quick at-a-glance look at some of the top advantages of satellite TV service in general should yield a good idea of what they offer.
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