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Archive for April 12th, 2011

Cost overruns, technical problems further delay Baiterek

April 12th, 2011 by

The completion of the planned Baiterek [also: Baitarek] launch facility at the Baikonur cosmodrome has been postponed again.
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STSS satellites track missiles from launch to impact

April 12th, 2011 by

Two recent Ballistic Missile Defense System-wide (BMDS) tests involving the Northrop Grumman Corporation-built Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Demonstration satellites showed that the satellite system can successfully perform full-course, or ‘birth-to-death’ tracking of a ballistic missile.
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New acoustic test facility for ISRO satellites

April 12th, 2011 by

India’s state-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has set up a new acoustic test facility for ISRO satellites.
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Revenues for satellite broadband to exceed US$9 billion by 2020

April 12th, 2011 by

According to NSR’s newest market research report, Broadband Satellite Markets, 10th Edition, satellite broadband access is again the leading revenue generator with NSR forecasting revenues from these services will grow almost 15 percent annually over the coming ten years.
Other Posts:Khrunichev delivers first KSLV-1 stage to South KoreaDnepr return to flight with cluster launchBroadening Your Child’s Science Knowledge With Satellite TVU.S. spy satellite to crash back to Earth within weeksOrbital Sciences Corporation results Q3 2008HiRISE sends first picture from low altitudeMars Odyssey in safe mode againEchoStar Communications Corporation results Q2 2006

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And the Space Shuttles go to…

April 12th, 2011 by

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced the facilities where four shuttle orbiters will be displayed permanently at the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program.
Other Posts:Mobile Satellite Ventures changes nameComparing Direct TV Against Comcast CableKaguya starts full operations despite problemsTSAT competition scrapped, decision delayed — reportIntegral control system for BSAT-3b, 3cMIT team to try again with TESSSES Americom orders third satellite from OrbitalSmall GEO Platform contract signed

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What Is Right for You? Sky Vs BT

April 12th, 2011 by

In this article we look at the merits of some of the different packages that can deliver television to your home, and the associated products for these services. We pay particular attention to boot Sky television and BT vision in an attempt to show which service is best in which situation. We also look at the different options available with both services and inspect the quality of services for things like Sky Plus and the new 3D TV services available through some companies.
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