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2011-06-29 07:16:00

PARIS and DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Space Data Association (SDA), established by commercial satellite operators to improve the safety and efficiency of space operations, today announced that Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) will join its board as an Executive Member. The SDA is a non-profit association that brings together satellite operators who value controlled, reliable and efficient data-sharing critical to the safety and...

2011-06-17 14:48:00

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Stand 1V3-01 at CommunicAsia 2011, VISLINK is launching a new satellite antenna, the ADVENT FLA-120 Flyaway, specifically designed for rapid deployment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110617/NY22030 ) The ADVENT FLA-120 Flyaway is designed for users who want to transmit at low and medium data rates for live broadcast applications, IP data, as well as store and forward file transfers. This is the first antenna from...

2011-05-10 05:22:00

MOSCOW and PARIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), Russia's state satellite operator, and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will expand their longstanding strategic partnership in satellite communications. According to the MOU, a new satellite will be launched in 2015 to 36 degrees East, the most popular neighbourhood for satellite TV in...

2011-04-24 08:10:00

An Ariane-5 rocket blasted off from the European space center at Kourou, French Guiana, Friday, placing two telecommunications satellites into geostationary orbit, AFP reports. The rocket first deployed the almost 6-ton Yahsat 1A satellite, followed more than 7 minutes later by the separation of Intelsat New Dawn.Yahsat 1A will settle into a geosynchronous orbit along the equator at 52.5 degrees east longitude, putting the craft in range of communications customers across the Middle East,...

2011-04-06 01:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Row 44, Inc., provider of the world's leading in-flight broadband entertainment platform, announced today that the company is expanding its coverage capabilities across the globe by combining Hughes's HX modem platform with Intelsat's IS fleet of Ku-band satellites. Row 44 currently offers service in North America, Europe and the Middle East, and is already executing on a plan to expand service to Mexico, the Caribbean, North...

2011-03-31 09:29:28

An Ariane rocket carrying two communications satellites, one for a UAE company and another for a South African company, had the launch aborted on Wednesday, Reuters is reporting. Launch officials only explained that the abort was due to a technical glitch with the rocket's main engine. The attempted launch was from the European Space Agency's launch site in Kourou, French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America. "We will now have to test and see why the abort took place and when...

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2012-03-24 10:11:14

This was the first flight of Endeavour. Endeavour launched on May 7, 1992 at 7:40 PM EDT and Landed at Edwards AFB on May 16 at 1:57 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 141 times at an inclination of 28.35 degrees at an altitude of 195 nautical miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes, and 38 seconds. A satellite was moved to a corrected orbit using three spacewalks. A fourth spacewalk was conducted as practice for assembling Space Station Freedom. The INTELSAT VI (F-3) satellite,...

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