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Archive for January 12th, 2011

Iran announces satellite launch by end of March

January 12th, 2011 by

Iran’s Communications and Information Technology Minister Reza Taqipour has announced that Iran will launch a new domestically manufactured satellite named Fajr (“Dawn”) in the current Iranian calendar year, which will end on 20 March 2011.
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Saft batteries for Boeing’s new Inmarsats

January 12th, 2011 by

Saft said it was preparing to fill its next order for lithium-ion (Li-ion) space batteries as part of a five-year Long Term Agreement signed with Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems in 2009.
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EDUSAT reportedly reaches end of life

January 12th, 2011 by

India’s EDUSAT has ceased transmissions at the end of 2010, Indian Express reported.
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German government put HiROS on ice – report

January 12th, 2011 by

The German federal government has reportedly decided not to fund the HiROS satellite project, thus avoiding tensions with France.
Other Posts:IDC to provide satellite distribution for Spanish radio networkSecond modernised GPS satellite begins serviceSatellite operators claim victory in C-band battleISS-Reshetnev boasts new satellite platformsRockwell Collins International Picks EMS SATCOMTurksat 2A is a truly hot bird — reportInformation About Satellite FindersUpdate: Turksat 3A, Star One C2 shipped to Kourou

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EADS Astrium reports increase in revenues

January 12th, 2011 by

EADS Astrium reported its preliminary turnover stands at EUR5 billion, representing an increase of around 4 percent compared to 2009 despite a difficult economic situation.
Other Posts:Hughes announces fastest consumer satellite Internet accessIntelsat for sale — reportsDelay of the (holi)day: Proton/GLONASSCable TV 101: Stay Comfortable In Your PlaceAriane 5 launches Skynet 5C and Turksat 3AGovernment of Canada announces location of Polar Epsilon ground stationsRediscover Romance at Home With Satellite TVLast parts for Ares I-X shipped

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ITT to split into three

January 12th, 2011 by

ITT Corp. said it will split itself into three publicly traded companies. Under the plan, ITT would execute tax-free spinoffs to shareholders of its water-related businesses and its Defense & Information Solutions segment.
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