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Archive for February 17th, 2011

ATV Johannes Kepler operating flawlessly

February 17th, 2011 by

Following its launch on 16 February, Europe’s ATV-2 space freighter is now in its planned orbit. Mission controllers are preparing to match its trajectory with that of the International Space Station, where it will dock seven days from now.Other Posts:RazakSAT sends first imageSBIRS GEO-1 bus, payload matedWays To Promote A Cable TV ProviderMDA to design ExoMars robotic chassis for EADS AstriumAdvantech Appoints Sales ExecutivesSolar flares may disturb GPS during next solar maxAtlantis, Columbus launched to ISSFAQ’s on the Direct TV Red Zone Channel

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SES orders new satellite from Orbital

February 17th, 2011 by

SES World Skies has commissioned the SES-8 spacecraft from Orbital Sciences Corporation for a launch in the first quarter of 2013. The new satellite will provide Ku-band communication services to India and the Southeast Asia region.Other Posts:NATO Modifies Globecomm Contract For GPS Tracking SystemHughes Signs With TerreStar For Turnkey Base StationShin Satellite Posts Second Quarter LossTCS Nets $3.5 Million Addition From Army For Military Transition SATCOM ContractINSAT-4CR placed in near-geosynchronous orbitOrbital Sciences Corporation results Q3 2010OpenTV Reduces Losses, Increases RevenuesEllipso to examine ‘potential patent infringements’ by O3b

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Yahsat’s first satellite arrives at launch site

February 17th, 2011 by

Y1A, the first satellite of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJsc, has arrived at The European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Y1A, which will be the first satellite owned and operated by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, arrived according to schedule for the satellite’s Q1 launch.Other Posts:Ciel-2 to be launched by Proton in 2008India to launch Cartosat-2B in springArianespace Receives Contract For Globalstar Second-Generation ConstellationThrane & Thrane Looks To NSSL For European HelpProton M ascent unit integration started at BaikonurMicrospace Partners with Vista Satellite CommunicationsAmazonas-2, SATCOMBw-2a pre-launch detailsThe Best 5 Films of the 2000s on Satellite TV

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Eutelsat Communications results H1 FY2010/2011

February 17th, 2011 by

The Board of Directors’ of Eutelsat Communications, under the chairmanship of Giuliano Berretta, adopted the financial results for the half-year ending 31 December 2010.Other Posts:Loral Space & Communications Inc. results 2009SpaceX conducts first multi-engine firing of Falcon 9 rocketPyrovalve blamed for life-shortening leak aboard Amazonas 1Metop-A Satellite Sends First Images HomeBest Satellite Dishes5 Great Pieces of Political Commentary on Satellite TVHigh-speed Inetrnet via Kizuna successfully testedCable TV 101: Giving Opportunities To Affiliates

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Orbital Sciences Corporation results 2010

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Orbital Sciences Corporation reported its fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results.Other Posts:China to launch ocean-observing satellite at year-endGlobeCast Strengthens Bosnian OfferingSea Launch counts down to SICRAL 1B launchEricsson Completes Offer For Tandberg TVApax Closes FTMSC DealInternational Space Station: Ten years in orbitiDirect granted patents for satellite industry technologiesKVH Adds New Dealer To RV Distribution Network

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Try Forgetting About Prices When Shopping for Satellite TV Entertainment

February 17th, 2011 by

Price has to be a consideration for people who are trying to get a great deal on home entertainment, but it shouldn’t be the only one. If your only goal is to spend as little as possible, you’re going to end up getting ripped off. All aspects of your package have to be considered when it comes to getting the best deal possible. When shopping for a satellite TV subscription, make sure to consider things that are going to end up being much more important than saving a few dollars per month.
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