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Archive for January 3rd, 2011

GSLV cables snapped… but why?

January 3rd, 2011 by

ISRO has published the findings of a Preliminary Failure Analysis Team looking into the loss of the GLSV-F06 rocket carrying the GSAT-5P satellite. It has been confirmed that 10 connectors between the second and the third stage snapped early into flight when they should have not. The cause for this has still to be established.
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‘Secret’ German-U.S. spy satellites, and a mole at Astrium GmbH?

January 3rd, 2011 by

Wikileaks has finally reached the satellite industry, creating hundreds of sensationalist reports that claim the “United States and Germany are jointly developing secret spy satellites under the guise of a commercial programme.” While this is outright nonsense, the leaked U.S. diplomatic cables are interesting for other reasons.
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Cable Vs Satellite TV – How To Save Money On Your Cable Or Satellite

January 3rd, 2011 by

In this article, I will share with you the how to save money and the difference between cable and satellite TV side by side. Do you remember when watching TV was free?

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