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2009-12-04 12:40:52

More than a hundred senior managers and experts from European space industry, national agencies and ESA packed a Geneva conference room earlier this week to learn about the commercial opportunities offered by ESA's planned data relay satellite system. The strong attendance from Europe and Canada's space community highlights the growing expectations by industry and potential customers for the planned European Data Relay Satellite (EDRS) system. Once in operation, EDRS will provide...

2009-08-11 12:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Artemis Technology, LLC, announced today that the company has completed the purchase of selected assets and liabilities of VSD Technologies, Inc. VSD was recognized in the Midwest as a leading technology consulting firm, VSD is experienced in providing a full suite of consulting services for midmarket enterprise customers including virtualization, storage management, storage services, engineering services and full application support. The...

2009-06-03 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received confirmation from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory that its hyperspectral imaging sensor known as ARTEMIS has been activated aboard the TacSat-3 spacecraft and is fully functional. The milestone continues Raytheon's 40-year history of on-orbit success. Activation also marks the beginning of the year-long TacSat-3 mission to test the payload's ability to deliver tactical surveillance information...

2008-08-12 15:00:00

Three summer novels, one for kids and two for adults: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox, by Eoin Colfer, read by Enn Reitel. Unabridged, 10 hours. Listening Library, $37. Fresh from his excellent novel Airman, Colfer returns to his wildly popular Artemis Fowl series, about a teenage criminal mastermind who falls in with fairy police officers and begins to change his stripes. This time, Artemis is trying to save his mother, who is exhibiting the signs of a deadly fairy-world disease,...

2006-12-18 13:20:00

Artemis, the European Space Agency Advanced Relay and Technology Mission Satellite, successfully relayed optical laser links from an aircraft in early December. These airborne laser links, established over a distance of 40 000 km during two flights at altitudes of 6000 and 10 000 metres, represent a world first. The relay was set up through six two-way optical links between a Mystre 20 equipped with the airborne laser optical link LOLA (Liaison Optique Laser A©roport©e) and the...

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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
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.