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Artemis: The ATV Whisperer
2012-03-28 03:36:55

ESA´s Artemis communications satellite is in action again to ensure the safe arrival of Europe´s third Automated Transfer Vehicle at the International Space Station with vital supplies. Containing fresh supplies of fuel, water, oxygen, air, food, clothing, experiments and spare parts, ATV Edoardo Amaldi is a true lifeline to the astronauts on the Space Station. A prompt arrival is critical for the orbital outpost. Artemis is dedicated to ATV-3 throughout the vessel´s...

Image 1 - Satcoms Help Astronauts Communicate From The Space Station
2012-02-07 13:46:06

Seeing ESA astronaut André Kuipers on the International Space Station is a regular occurrence these days. You turn on your TV or check Twitter and there he is. Since there are no cables trailing from the Station to Earth, just how does this happen? The answer, of course, is via satellite. While the answer may be simple, the process is more complicated. Behind André´s smiling face is a complex system of jargon-filled amplifiers, multiplexers, antennas,...

EDRS Becoming A Reality
2011-10-04 11:03:46

A public—private partnership contract signed with Astrium means that ESA is moving ahead with an independent, European satellite system that will speed up the transmission of large quantities of data beginning in 2014. The public—private partnership (PPP) for the European Data Relay System (EDRS) demonstrates ESA´s capability to pull together resources and knowhow from several partners under an efficient and operational scheme. The PPP approach allows industry to take...

2011-08-26 18:40:00

According to the Artemis Project, the San Francisco- based water consulting group, the natural gas opportunity in the Eastern US brings together a unique combination of drivers that will propel promising water tech innovation forward. A new report from the Artemis Project, âœThe Marcellus Effect,â explains how the water tech companies emerging from the Marcellus Shale Gas operations will create a new era of water management that will go beyond natural...

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2011-07-18 09:45:00

ESA's pioneering Artemis satellite marked a decade in space on 12 July 2011. The Advanced Relay and Technology Mission was a breakthrough in telecommunications satellites for Europe, packed with new technologies such as laser links and ion thrusters for proving in space. A launch problem on 12 July 2001 almost ended the mission before it even began, when the rocket's upper stage injected Artemis into a low transfer orbit. For any conventional satellite, this would have resulted in the loss of...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

The Artemis Project Top 50 Unveils 2011's Most Innovative Water Technologies Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 MIOX Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, today announced that it has been chosen by The Artemis Projectâ“ž¢ as a Top 50 Water Companies Competition winner. "The Artemis Top 50 is the water industry's benchmark for recognizing innovation that will matter. It identifies the entrepreneurs that are applying technology to meet the...

2011-05-24 00:00:28

The Artemis Project Top 50 Unveils 2011's World's Most Innovative Water Technologies Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 On May 17th it was announced that evandtec had been chosen by The Artemis Projectâ“ž¢ as a Top 50 Water Companies Competition winner. The World's leading water innovators, thinkers, entrepreneurs, researchers and investors gathered on May 17th to discuss future innovation in the water sector. Cooling water treatment and conditioning...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Orion (the hunter) Constellation -- Location: Celestial Equator (visible in both Northern and Southern Hemispheres); Coordinates: Right Ascension: 05h; Declination: -05; Source: Greek mythology, Arab, ancient Indian & Egyptian The pattern in the constellation Orion was recognized as a human figure by many ancient cultures. Orion's position on the Celestial Equator makes it visible all over our planet. Ancient Indians saw the figure as a king who had been shot by an arrow (represented by...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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