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2011-03-19 06:00:00

European Space Agency (ESA) members decided on Friday they will put an additional $339 million into the Ariane 5 program so the rockets can continue to be used. Arianespace, the company that operates the vehicle, made losses in each of the past two years, even though it is the dominant player in its market. ESA agreed to the funding during a two-day council meeting in Paris. The decision follows an assessment of the costs of running the rocket system. This assessment was intended to gauge...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

Reinforces Intelsat Commitment to Using Social Media for Engagement & Communication Opportunities McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 17, 2011 dBase Media, LLC, a full-service digital marketing firm headquartered in McLean, VA, has renewed its social media marketing services contract with Intelsat S.A., the leading provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. In preparation for their New Dawn satellite launch, dBase Media is providing Intelsat with social media strategy, implementation and...

2011-02-23 10:40:00

RE'EM, Israel, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industries, announced today that it is providing uplink, playout and connectivity services for fashiontv H3, the 3D programming on the Fashion TV Paris High Definition channel. Beginning February 18, 2011, for the duration of one week,...

2011-01-14 12:20:45

Intelsat reported today that its Zombie Galaxy-15 satellite is now under full command again and set for an intense testing program. According to Intelsat, the satellite could return to the business of relaying TV services to the U.S. if it is given a clean bill of health. The spacecraft's recent troubles have had hardly any impact on its fuel reserves. "The current end of life is 2022; that isn't going to change," said Tobias Nassif, Intelsat's vice president of satellite operations and...

2010-10-30 00:00:45

aXiom Delivers 2Mbps for Full Motion Video on Stationary and Inclined Orbit Satellites San Diego, CA (Vocus) October 28, 2010 Tachyon Networks today announced the launch of its aXiom 7000 Series of end-to-end Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) solutions for air, land and sea. Encompassing all hardware, application integration, engineering services, active network management and monitoring for both secure and non-secure, public and private networks, the aXiom 7000 Series meets the...

2010-10-28 12:35:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Launch Company has successfully completed its Chapter 11 reorganization process, effective October 27, 2010. As part of the court-approved Plan of Reorganization, Energia Overseas Limited (EOL), a Russian corporation, will have acquired a majority ownership of the reorganized Sea Launch entity. The Plan of Reorganization was approved by Judge Brendan Shannon, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware, on July 27, 2010. The...

2010-10-12 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc., today announced that Intelsat General Corporation, a leading global provider of fixed and mobile commercial satellite services, will implement iDirect's SatManage software to support a major maritime network for military vessels. SatManage will seamlessly integrate several regional satellite networks and network operations centers (NOCs) that provide military...

2010-09-28 08:57:00

HAWLEY, Pennsylvania, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industries, has announced that it has expanded the responsibilities of Eric Larsen, recently hired as Senior Director of Sales for RRsat America, to include the development of strong business relationships with major US media organizations...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

Carlsbad, Calif. Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ --ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has deployed airborne communications-on-the-move (COTM) terminals onboard several dozen U.S. Air Force Project Liberty aircraft to support ISR operations. L-3 Integrated Systems is the system integrator for the Liberty program, which includes ViaSat ArcLight COTM terminals and secure network services. The MC-12 Liberty is a small, twin-turboprop plane, based on the Beechcraft King Air 350ER. (Logo:...

2010-07-27 15:50:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Space Data Association (SDA) today launched initial operations of the Space Data Center, an automated space situational awareness system expected to improve the safety and efficiency of satellite operations through the sharing of operator-owned orbital data. Developing and operating the system for the SDA is commercial software provider Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) of Exton, Pa. The Space Data Center's initial operating capabilities...

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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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