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Archive for January 24th, 2011

Progress M-08M de-orbited

January 24th, 2011 by

The Russian Progress M-08M space cargo ship undocked from the International Space Station and was de-orbited shortly afterwards.
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Lockheed Martin opens new virtual laboratory

January 24th, 2011 by

Lockheed Martin said it plans to increase the affordability and efficiency of space system development with the opening of a new advanced technology and virtual simulation facility, known as the Collaborative Human Immersive Laboratory (CHIL).
Other Posts:Integral To Upgrade JSAT Ground SystemInmarsat and Axiom Telecom Sign Deal For Global DistributionUpdate: Proton-M to launch third Inmarsat I4 satellite in AugustWildblue Enterprise Solutions Adds NRTC As Value-Added ResellerMDA To Support Canadian Arctic SurveillanceGalaxy 19 delivered to Sea Launch Home PortThe Wonderful World of Television – Fun For the Whole FamilyAstrotech prepares four satellites

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‘Smartphone satellite’ developed by Surrey space researchers

January 24th, 2011 by

Space researchers at the University of Surrey and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) have developed ‘STRaND-1′, a satellite containing a smartphone payload that will be launched into orbit around the Earth later this year.
Other Posts:How To Become A Successful Digital TV Provider?International Space Station: Ten years in orbitUpdate: Russian military satellite launched from PlesetskDefense Department Awards Contract For Connexion ServiceLockheed Martin delivers SBIRS-GEO flight softwareAstra 1L Ready For ServiceRediscover Romance at Home With Satellite TVNRC aerospace test helps qualify Radarsat-2 for Launch

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First phase of GPS constellation expansion completed

January 24th, 2011 by

The U.S. Air Force’s 50th Space Wing announced the completion of phase one of a two phase Global Positioning System constellation expansion known as “Expandable 24.”
Other Posts:COM DEV has cost overrun problemWegener Corp. Reviewing Strategic AlternativesDelay of the day: Minotaur IV/SBSSNorthrop Grumman delivers cryocooler for Advanced Baseline ImagerQuikSCAT completes eighth year in orbitVacuum testing of second AEHF satellite completedMotient granted spectrum in 2 GHz bandCOM DEV results Q2 FY2007

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Albanian Post to use Astra2Connect

January 24th, 2011 by

SES Astra announced that it will provide the Albanian Post with its satellite broadband service Astra2Connect to offer customers free Internet access in rural areas throughout the country. In addition, Astra2Connect will be used by the Albanian Post for its daily operations.
Other Posts:General Dynamics mounts MUOS antennas on HawaiiRaytheon Delivers Risk Reduction Phase Of Air Force Space Fence ProgramSky Launches On-Demand Service In New ZealandEADS (Astrium) results Q3 2007Satellite TV’s Best Four, Foul-Mouthed Fourth GradersSuccessful review for Jules Verne ATV launcher3 Reasons to Switch to Satellite TVMurdoch may swap ‘turd bird’ for Liberty’s News stake — reports

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Who Has The Best Dish Deal, Offering HD and 3D Programs?

January 24th, 2011 by

Dish Network, DirecTV and 3D Programming, who offers the best dish services and how do you compare one from the other? Let’s brake down the details of each service provider.

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