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2010-06-28 06:05:00

Space officials said that an Ariane rocket has put two satellites into orbit after launching from French Guiana on Saturday. The rocket took off from the European Space Agency's launch center in Kourou, French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America at 6:41 p.m. The countdown was halted during its original schedule date on Wednesday due to a technical problem. A second attempt took place on Thursday, but was also halted because of technical problems. Arabsat is designed for...

2009-08-05 07:35:00

WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TS2 Satellite Technologies company is introducing new satellite link products to the international market. These types of telecommunication products are mainly used by the companies that execute contracts in the Near East and Asia, as well as by the soldiers that are stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. "Purchased bands give us unlimited possibilities of configuration and setting any telecommunication connections from the Near East region and...

2008-07-08 06:00:28

Text of press release by Riyadh-based Arabsat on 8 July The Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) announced this morning that its Badr 6 satellite, the third of its fourth generation telecommunications satellites, was successfully boosted into orbit yesterday night from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, by an Ariane 5-ECA rocket provided by Arianespace. Khalid Balkeyour, president and CEO of Arabsat, announced that Badr 6 was placed into its correct orbital...


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