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Archive for February 23rd, 2011

Delay of the day: Glory

February 23rd, 2011 by

The launch of NASA’s Glory spacecraft from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California has been postponed at least 24 hours.
Other Posts:‘Credible root cause’ identified for Kepler safing eventsTBS Taps Eutelsat For European Cable ReachIridium piggyback payloads studiedTerreStar to operate satellites from BermudaOrbcomm adds another 28,000 billable subscriber communicatorsThe DirecTV Group, Inc. results Q3 2006Raytheon awarded risk reduction contract for GPS OCXIntelsat-23 update: Boeing or Orbital?

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LightSquared announces additional financing

February 23rd, 2011 by

LightSquared announced it has closed on US$586 million of debt, led by UBS AG and JP Morgan. LightSquared will use the proceeds of the financing for general corporate purposes, which include constructing its 4G-LTE-wholesale network.
Other Posts:NASA and ESA’s first joint mission to Mars selects instrumentsPremium Movie Channels on Dish NetworkSMOS and Proba-2 mated with Rokot upper stageBSkyB Closes in on AmstradTips to Solve Dish TV ProblemsNASA signs commercial space transportation agreementsNorthrop Grumman demonstrates methane rocket engineNASA awards thermal protection contract for Orion

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The DirecTV Group Inc. results 2010

February 23rd, 2011 by

DirecTV reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year 2010.
Other Posts:Vislink Acquires FocusDelay of the day: Cartosat 2Brute force can’t stop zombie satelliteNOAA’s Satellite And Information Service Appoints LeaderNASA awards launch services contract for OCO-2 missionSTS-133 further delayedStarsys actuator system completes testISS-Reshetnev to build three more satellites for RSCC

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USAF demos communications between FAB-T and Milstar satellite

February 23rd, 2011 by

The U.S. Air Force announced that it has successfully demonstrated over-the-air, low-data-rate communication between an orbiting Milstar satellite and the Family of Advanced Beyond line-of-sight Terminal.
Other Posts:Orange to fill TV gaps in France using Eutelsat capacitySoyuz-Kourou to launch French spy satellitesNew Surrey Satellite Technology building under constructionSpaceDev, Inc. results Q2 2006Certain Fiat cars to be equipped with WorldSpace receiversIntelsat 17 moved to Ariane 5 ECAThe Importance of Deep Research In Subscribing With Any Cable TV ProviderL-3 Communications To Acquire GCS

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New Media Legend picks Eutelsat to launch ‘Scene’ TV platform

February 23rd, 2011 by

New Media Legend, one of Russia’s principal suppliers of uplink services for pay-TV platforms and channels, has selected the 36 degrees East satellite neighbourhood operated by Eutelsat Communications for a new broadcasting platform providing Russian and international channels to complement the NTV Plus and Tricolor TV platforms.
Other Posts:Thrane & Thrane Sells ESLRoots Global expands Asian platform on Eurobird 9Medical and Crime Dramas Are Popular on Satellite TVTransCore Teams With Telenor For International DistributionAll shook upUpdate: Cartosat-2A launch planned for end of AprilSirius XM Radio results Q1 2009Ion Media Networks Extends Deal With SES Americom

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Dish Network Deals – Get The Latest Dish Network TV Offers

February 23rd, 2011 by

The best deals for satellite TV are now being offered by Dish Network TV. Here’s an overview on what Dish network has to offer.

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