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Archive for February 8th, 2011

Rocket recycling: Shuttle SRB + Ariane 5 core = Liberty?

February 8th, 2011 by

ATK and Astrium announced they were working together in response to NASA’s Commercial Crew Development-2 (CCDev-2) procurement. The team is offering NASA launch services with a rocket dubbed Liberty, basically a combination of existing space shuttle and Ariane 5 elements.
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Arianespace prepares New Dawn/Yahsat 1A launch

February 8th, 2011 by

The Ariane 5 launcher for Arianespace’s second flight of 2011 is taking shape in French Guiana, where it will be used to loft a dual payload of the Yahsat 1A and Intelsat New Dawn telecommunications satellites.
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Delay of the day: Proton-M

February 8th, 2011 by

The launch of a Proton-M rocket carrying the KazSat-2 and SES-3 telecommunications satellites from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, previously scheduled for 31 March, has been postponed.
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Pakistan’s Supernet Ltd. takes Ku-band capacity on NSS-6

February 8th, 2011 by

SES World Skies has signed an agreement with Pakistani satellite service provider Supernet Limited for high powered Ku-band transponder capacity on the NSS-6 satellite at 95 degrees East.
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Satellite Dish TV Saves You More Money Over Cable TV

February 8th, 2011 by

If your main concern is your monthly bill, and “money saver” just happen to be your middle name; you might want to look more into signing up with a satellite television provider rather then cable TV. Even though well-priced cable services are available, they can’t compare to the satellite TV deals out there. Since cable companies use hard wires and cables in order to be able to provide their service, verses satellite TV companies that use advanced satellite signals that are received using a satellite dish located in space.
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Satellite TV Brings Great Programming Back to Sunday

February 8th, 2011 by

Sunday is a day of rest and relaxation for Americans everywhere. It’s a chance to recharge and revitalize after a long work week and maybe a fun filled weekend. Friday and Saturday usually fill up quickly with social events and activities, leaving Sunday as the last refuge for someone who keeps their schedule full. Many people these days, need to reserve some time for themselves each week to stay home to unwind, without the expectation of work or even being social. With satellite TV people everywhere can spend their Sundays on the couch recharging in any number of ways. The options with this service are really endless, and Sunday programming is not what it used to be.
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