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Fourth Launch Of 2013 For Arian 5
2013-08-30 10:03:48

[ Watch The Video - Liftoff of Ariane 5 with EUTELSAT 25B/Es’hail 1 and GSAT-7 ] ESA This evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two communications satellites, Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 and GSAT-7, into their planned geostationary transfer orbits. Liftoff of flight VA215 occurred at 20:30 GMT (22:30 CET; 17:30 French Guiana) at the opening of the launch window. The target injection orbit had a perigee altitude...

Launch of Delta IV WGS-6
2013-08-08 13:17:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday, a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket delivered the latest addition to an international network of military communications satellites. The sixth Wideband Global Satcom, or WGS, satellite was paid for by the Australian government and will be used to transmit video conferencing signals and television broadcasts, along with official communications from the United States and its international partners. "These satellites...

2013-07-31 23:20:46

Join Globafone CEO, Lou Altman, as he unravels the myths and mysteries surrounding satellite communications. 'SatCom 101' provides a big picture look at SatCom: What it is, How the network works, Available solutions and their current functionality. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Globafone, a leading comprehensive satellite service provider, announced that CEO, Lou Altman, will put on a free webinar: SatCom Solutions 101. Join him Wednesday, July 31 as he provides a big...


Latest communications satellites Reference Libraries

sts-51a
2012-03-10 08:40:54

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 16 at 6:59 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 127 times at an altitude of 185 nautical miles at an angle of 28.5 degrees and travelled 3.3 million miles. The mission lasted 7 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 56 seconds. The Canadian communications satellite TELESAT-H (ANIK), attached to Payload Assist Module-D (PAM-D) was deployed into geosynchronous orbit on flight day two. On the...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'