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Archive for January 18th, 2011

Spaceflight, ISILaunch co-operate on piggyback launches

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Spaceflight Services and Innovative Space Logistics BV (ISILaunch) announced that they have teamed to create a global spaceflight services provider for small and secondary payloads.
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Northrop Grumman demos STSS crosslink capability

January 18th, 2011 by

The effectiveness of the Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Demonstration satellites has been expanded after a communications crosslink was activated and successfully tested by Northrop Grumman Corporation, prime contractor, and Raytheon Company, sensor payload provider.
Other Posts:Harris Awarded $33.5 Million Follow-on Contract For MIDSComtech to buy RadyneOrbcomm Inc. results Q3 2009First flight of Indian cryo engine in JanuaryThe Importance of Cable TV Retail Pricing“Band of Brothers” The Sequel – HBO Rolls Out “The Pacific” For Satellite TVArianespace wins contract from IntelsatNASA to launch GRAIL on Delta II in 2011

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How To Learn Everything With Your Cable TV Bundle Packages?

January 18th, 2011 by

If you have a chance to grab the opportunity of a lifetime, will you take that chance for good? In order to grab the opportunity that you were searching for, it needs you to learn more about it.
Other Posts:Mars Odyssey recovering from safe modeFalcon 9/COTS Demo 1 mission successfulISS-Reshetnev constructing new antenna testing facilityFinal attempts to hear from Mars PhoenixNASA postpones space shuttle Atlantis launchKhrunichev delivers first stage for next KSLV-1 rocketEmcore receives orders for solar cellsZhongxing 6B suffers brief outage

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EUMETSAT extends coverage of direct readout of Metop data

January 18th, 2011 by

EUMETSAT has extended the existing coverage of direct readout of data from the instruments on board its Metop polar-orbiting satellite via the Advanced High Resolution Picture Transmission (AHRPT) system, making the data available to more users globally.
Other Posts:Intelsat’s bid for ProtoStar I winsVietnamese company launches new DTH platform on NSS-6Earth-Sized Planets Could Be NearbyNew robotic repair system to fix ailing satellites?NigComSat 1 seen drifting, not ‘parked’Dish Network Superdish – What You Want to KnowSpaceway 3 completes trip to KourouCable Television and Satellite TV – Much Much Better Than Broadcast TV

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EU Commission confirms heavy cost overrun for Galileo

January 18th, 2011 by

The planned European satellite navigation system Galileo needs EUR1.9 billion (US$2.5 billion) on top of the EUR3.4 billion already budgeted for it, the EU commission concluded in a mid-term review of the project.
Other Posts:Satellite Today Blogs From Euroconsult And IBC 2007Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (Space Systems) results FY 2009Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft’s orbit raisedFourth Galileo contract signedShuttle tanking test confirms repair successIntelsat General to provide bandwidth for UAV operations in AfghanistanFalcon 9 on launch pad at Cape CanaveralSo far no more Kepler hiccups

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COM DEV wins military contract

January 18th, 2011 by

COM DEV International Ltd. has been awarded a contract valued in excess of US$9 million to provide equipment for a military communications satellite.
Other Posts:Five more Baikonur launches planned this yearSpace Report 2010: Global space economy grew 40 percent over 5 yearsWhat they really want…Why Are Consumers Upset at Satellite TV and Cable TVMPEG 4 Technology For Dish TV Programming ChannelsATK selects avionics contractor for Ares I first stageProtoStar officially orders second satelliteMotorola settles Iridium bankruptcy cases, pays nothing

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