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Archive for July 29th, 2011

Another experimental Chinese satellite goes up

July 29th, 2011 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2C; Payload: Shi Jian 11-02 (SJ-11-02); Date: 29 July, 0742 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China. The launch marked the 142nd flight for the Chang Zheng rocket family.
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SBIRS GEO 2 completes Baseline Integrated System Test

July 29th, 2011 by

The U.S. Air Force’s second Space Based Infrared Systems geosynchronous satellite successfully completed a Baseline Integrated System Test recently at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Sunnyvale, California.
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EADS (Astrium) results H1 2011

July 29th, 2011 by

The European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. (EADS) reported financial results for the first half 2011.
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SES S.A. results H1 2011

July 29th, 2011 by

SES S.A. reported financial results for the six months ending 30 June 2011.
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Globalstar CEO Dalton to retire

July 29th, 2011 by

Globalstar, Inc. announced that after the successful implementation of the strategic initiatives he introduced during his tenure, the company has accepted Chief Executive Officer Peter Dalton’s request to retire.
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Eutelsat 3B, not W3B

July 29th, 2011 by

The new satellite Eutelsat ordered from Astrium was incorrectly referred to as W3B in the headline of an article yesterday. The name is actually Eutelsat 3B, as used throughout the article itself. The headline has been updated accordingly.
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8 Tips To Ensure You’re Getting The Best TV Package Deals

July 29th, 2011 by

With prices what they are, you take a look at doing everything you can when comparing prices so you get the most value for your hard earned dollar. In today’s economy, the Ben Franklin adage, “A penny saved is a penny earned.” is more valid than ever.

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