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Archive for February 18th, 2011

Launch date set for Discovery’s STS-133 mission

February 18th, 2011 by

Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 2150 UTC on 24 February from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-133 mission is Discovery’s final scheduled flight.
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SES S.A. results 2010

February 18th, 2011 by

SES S.A. reported financial results for the twelve months to 31 December 2010. The company also announced it would consolidate the operations of SES Astra and SES World Skies.
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iDirect awarded contract for Global Xpress infrastructure

February 18th, 2011 by

Inmarsat has awarded a new contract to iDirect to provide the ground network infrastructure and core module technology for integration into satellite terminals for its new Global Xpress service.
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Distracting Your Children With Satellite TV

February 18th, 2011 by

Your children look forward to the summer break from school every year while you hope it won’t come again. You may love having your children home from school at first, but then after a couple weeks you find yourself constantly trying to entertain them as they walk around the house telling you they are bored. You can distract your children from their boredom easily by installing satellite TV to entertain them during the summer.
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Stone Age Technology Compared to High Definition

February 18th, 2011 by

The World Fair in Chicago that first introduced the earth shattering technology that we’ve now come to take for granted would probably never have foreseen the direction that society would take with regard to the television. Its place in society has remained a staple in most homes around the world, providing news coverage, entertainment, learning opportunities and much more. Yet these first TV sets, when viewed in retrospect, provide a glimpse of the past that seems so distant now that we have affordable and stunning new technology such as high definition broadcasts.
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Tuning in to Satellite TV From Your Place

February 18th, 2011 by

Watching movies and programming made for the small screen has become part of the routine for millions. Whether you enjoy the news before heading out in the morning or you like to relax at the end of a long day, satellite TV constantly offers lots of options to pick from. An abundance of choice, together with technology like the DVR receiver, has allowed the service to keep pace with modern society and offer personalization options that households have come to expect.Other Posts:Cryogenic temperature tests of JWST mirrors continueProblem with GPS IIR-20(M) won’t be solved this yearTAS delivers second Pleiades imaging instrument to AstriumApposite Technologies Announces Gigabit-Speed WAN EmulatorIntelsat results Q2 2008See the World’s Wild Wonders on Satellite TVTSAT contract award may slip to 2009Risky business

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