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Archive for February 10th, 2011

First GLONASS-K to be launched at the end of February

February 10th, 2011 by

The launch of Russia’s first GLONASS-K navigation satellite has been set for 24 February.Other Posts:Tandberg TV Releases Numbers; Board Accepts Ericsson Offer100th Chang Zheng lofts Sinosat 3Talia Leases Transponder From ArabsatBoeing GPS IIF satellite completes environmental testsScientists warn of radiation belt remediationPortable Satellite DishGrowing SSTL restructures businessKinds of UHF Antennas and UHF Aerial Installation Antennas

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Telenor plans hybrid Thor 7 satellite

February 10th, 2011 by

The Telenor ASA Board has approved investment in a new expansion satellite. The satellite will be named Thor 7 and is expected to be ready for launch towards the end of 2013 with a lifespan of 15-20 years.Other Posts:Hinode makes first observationsCOM DEV International Ltd. results Q2 FY 2009O3b Networks signs deal with Netcom, NigeriaLCROSS looks back at EarthProposals for Canadian participation in space astronomy missionsDelay of the day II: COSMO-SkyMed 4Lockheed Martin receives US$30 million SASSA contractThe Basic Needs of Cable TV Bundles

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Boeing recommends hosted payloads for MILSATCOM

February 10th, 2011 by

Boeing has received a US$900,000 study contract from the Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) Systems Directorate of the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. Under the agreement, Boeing will explore ways to modify existing commercial satellite capabilities to meet MILSATCOM needs.Other Posts:Intelsat Teams With Telenor To Expand Fiber Network In EuropeIntermap Receives Contract For Geospatial Mapping DataUkraine, MDA sign satellite contract – details to be negotiatedA Sport For Every Season With Satellite TV PackagesAfsat takes additional NNS-7 capacityGlobalstar Eyes May 21 Satellite LaunchCommercial spy satellite stops spyingUpdate: NRO books three Delta IV launches

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Lockheed Martin ships out first Orion spacecraft

February 10th, 2011 by

The Lockheed Martin Orion team shipped out the first Orion crew module spacecraft structure from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana. The spacecraft is headed to Lockheed Martin’s Denver, Colorado, facilities where it will undergo a series of rigorous tests to confirm Orion’s ability to safely fly astronauts through all the harsh environments of deep space exploration missions.Other Posts:Northrop Grumman demonstrates methane rocket engineEurope Approves Apax Acquisition Of Telenor SatelliteTwo new launch contracts for ArianespaceGeomagnetic storm expectediDirect Technologies offers spread spectrum-enabled COTM solutionSerbia Broadband takes capacity on Eutelsat W2Multi Satellite Dish – The Best Way To Watch Your Favorite TV Shows On Two Or More TV SetsNASA delays next Mars lander until 2011

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Northrop Grumman Corp. (Aerospace Systems) results 2010

February 10th, 2011 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation reported financial results for 2010.Other Posts:Third German radar satellite in orbit‘Land Launch’ of Amos 3 scheduled for MarchDirecTV Creates In-House Advertising Sales TeamStream Direct ReviewFree to Air Satellite TV – A Solution for Rising Cable CostsOrbital Promotes Four Executives120 channels on Americom’s IP-PRIMECOM DEV to offer micro-satellites

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OHB Technology announces provisional unaudited figures for 2010

February 10th, 2011 by

OHB Technology AG announced provisional unaudited figures for 2010.Other Posts:SES moves Astra 1E to 23.5 degrees EastRural New Zealand To Get Broadband ServiceHow to Get the Irish DTT & Freesat Channels on a Single Satellite ReceiverReadiness review confirms GeoEye 1 launch dateRaytheon participates in key satellite payload trade studyNewWave Broadband to use Intelsat’s mobility beamsEnhancing Your Home Lifestyle With Satellite TVFrance, Italy near agreement on Sicral 2

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