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New Explorer Mission Chooses The 'Goldilocks Orbit'
2013-08-01 08:05:06

Principal Investigator George Ricker likes to call it the "Goldilocks orbit" -- it’s not too close to Earth and her Moon, and it's not too far. In fact, it's just right.

Asteroid Spin May Reveal Clues About Its Future Orbital Path
2013-02-12 11:46:49

On February 15, astronomers will have an exciting opportunity with a record-setting close approach of an asteroid. The research team, using the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and NASA telescopes, will gain a key clue that will help predict the future of this nearby cosmic neighbor.

Running On Fumes
2012-07-04 16:41:34

When you consider the cost of launching a satellite, it’s small wonder that ESA is looking to keep them working as long as possible.

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2010-05-18 13:19:21

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) passed a major milestone on May 14, when it completed its post-launch check out and officially began its five-year science mission to study the sun.

2008-10-10 15:00:07

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) has completed final testing on the SES New Skies NSS-9 commercial communications satellite, the company announced today.

2008-10-10 12:00:07

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2008 financial results prior to the opening of the market on Thursday, October 16, 2008.

2008-10-07 12:00:15

-- Company Signs Long-Term Lease for First Phase of Chandler Expansion Plan That Would Support a 50% Growth in Employment During the Next Decade -- -- Fast-Growing Space Technology Company Also Renewing Lease on Current Facility for Another 11 Years -- Orbital Sciences Corporation Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528 Public and Investor Relations beneski.barron@orbital.com Logo: http://www.orbital.com Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), one of the world's leading space technology...

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2008-09-22 13:55:00

Japanese scientists are devoting themselves to cracking the greatest sci-fi vision of all: the space elevator.

2008-08-18 12:00:42

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), the world's leading manufacturer of smaller-sized geosynchronous (GEO) communications satellites, announced today that the AMC-21 satellite, which is based on the company's STAR-2 platform, was successfully launched into orbit during a mission that took place on Thursday, August 14, 2008.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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