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Archive for September, 2010

Dish Network Vs DirecTV – Slight Differences That Might Make A Big Difference

September 30th, 2010 by

Recently, there has been a price war with cable and satellite providers. All are vying for your subscription to their product. Typically, I’ve stayed away from my cable provider simply because they have a strangle hold and strong political ties in my area, that I refuse to believe that they are my only provider available. There are a few slight differences between DirecTV and Dish Network that may or may not be important to you. They were to me.
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ISS-Reshetnev to build three more satellites for RSCC

September 29th, 2010 by

Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) has signed contracts with ISS-Reshetnev and Thales Alenia Space France on the development of three spacecraft: two Direct-To-Home satellites, Ekspress-AT1 and Ekspress-AT2, and the telecommunications satellite Ekspress-AM8.

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OHB affiliate LuxSpace to build two AIS satellites for Orbcomm

September 29th, 2010 by

Orbcomm Inc. announced Orbcomm Inc. and OHB System AG entered into an agreement to build and launch two AIS (Automatic Identification System) enabled satellites.

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GOCE fully operational again

September 29th, 2010 by

Following recovery from a glitch that prevented ESA’s GOCE gravity mission from sending any scientific data to the ground, the satellite has been gently brought back down to its operational altitude and resumed normal service – delivering the most detailed gravity data to date.

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New Surrey Satellite Technology building under construction

September 29th, 2010 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), in partnership with the University of Surrey’s Surrey Research Park, is taking a new technical facility opposite its headquarters building in Guildford, UK, providing the flexibility to work on a broader range of satellites and the capacity to integrate and test more satellites in parallel.

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Orbital Technologies and Energia plan commercial space station

September 29th, 2010 by

Orbital Technologies and Rocket and Space Corporation Energia announced their intentions to build, launch, and operate the world’s first Commercial Space Station (CSS).

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