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Orbital launches company-built NuSTAR satellite aboard Pegasus rocket

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Rocket: Pegasus; Payload: Nuclear Spectroscopic Array Telescope (NuSTAR); Date: 13 June 2012, 1601 UTC; Launch site: Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Early results indicate that the NuSTAR satellite is operating as expected at this stage of its mission.Other Posts:Government of Canada announces location of Polar Epsilon ground stationsSMOS payload mated to PROTEUS platformSatellite TV and Internet – The Perfect CombinationBoeing opens new Mission Control CenterNext attempt to sell Satmex?GOES-O flown to launch siteGlobalstar to read utility metersTranquility, Cupola ready for launch to complete ISS assembly

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Boeing completes CDR of Mexsat Geomobile Satellite System

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Boeing and its supplier partners have completed the Critical Design Review of the Mexsat Geomobile Satellite Communications System with their customer, the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes of the government of Mexico.Other Posts:Digiturk Platform Boosts Capacity For Pay-TV Via Eutelsat-W3ALockheed Martin awarded MMSOC task orderHow Dominant Is Your Digital TV Today?XM exceeds 9.6 million subscribersSiano, Huaqi and CMBSat join forces to deliver mobile TV in ChinaFoxtel, Austar Combine In Sports Right DealSeveral Common Reasons to Connect to Satellite TVJapanese experimental satellite does not work as expected

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Lockheed Martin delivers MMS flight hardware

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Engineers and scientists at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) have completed delivery of key hardware subsystems for NASA’s Magnetosphereic Multiscale mission (MMS). The delivery comprised four flight subsystems and one flight spare unit.Other Posts:Teledyne Wins Air Force Contract for Infrared Focal Plane ArraysBig Differences Between Satellite TV and Cable TelevisionRV Satellite Dish – Choice is Yours Which Dish You RequireAGS’ Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload passes CDRSSTL’s European GNSS payload passes design reviewThaicom to extend IPSTAR services to JapanStudy: Communications Satellite Market Growing While U.S. Manufacturing Share SlipsNewest Telesat satellite enters service

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Setting Up DISH for a Second Home, RV or Commercial Vehicle Is Easy

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Many families spend part of the year at a second home or traveling across the country in a recreational vehicle. Some customers want to view their favorite programs away from their primary home. DISH has an easy solution no matter what the situation may be.
Other Posts:SpaceX Test Launch Falls ShortRejuvenation of Russia’s satellites makes progressIntelsat-14 launch date setOrbital selects Integral to provide ground segment for MEXSAT-3COM DEV USA awarded contract on U.S. government programmeHelios IIB completes in-orbit testingThe DirecTV Group, Inc. results Q3 2006Fengyun 2D completes orbit-raising manoeuvre

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China Is at Forefront of Connected TV Trend in Emerging Markets

June 13th, 2012 by

Santa Clara, Calif., June 12, 2012—Over one?quarter of TVs shipped during Q1’12 were equipped with internet connectivity, as reported in the new NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Smart TV Shipment and Forecast Report, which tracks connected and smart TV shipments by brand, region, display technology and screen size. Approximately 27% of TV sets shipped worldwide had internet connectivity, led by Japan, where 46% of sets had networking capability, and Western Europe with 36%. In a good example of how internet entertainment is developing rapidly in emerging markets, China followed closely behind Western Europe with 32% of sets that shipped having internet functionality.

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