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Russian Rocket Fails To Deliver US Satellite Into Orbit, Crashes In Pacific
2013-02-01 07:19:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russia´s space industry has suffered yet another blow after a Zenit-3SL launch vehicle failed to deliver a US telecommunications satellite into orbit last night. The rocket, operated from a floating launch pad south of the Hawaiian Islands, failed 40 seconds after lift-off at 06:59 GMT and plunged back into the Pacific Ocean. The Russian rocket was carrying the Intelsat-27 telecommunications satellite, which was built by...

2008-11-03 03:00:11

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that Microspace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company and a leader in satellite services for business communications, digital cinema and digital signage, has contracted an additional 5.5 Mbps of capacity on the NSS-7 satellite at the orbital location of 338 degrees East. Microspace signed a five year agreement to provide uplink and bandwidth on NSS-7 from the Washington Mediaport to Europe for "Next...

2008-07-08 00:00:21

5 Year Contract Cements 10 Year Business Relationship on the Eve of NEW SKIES' 10th Anniversary SES NEW SKIES Yves Feltes Media Relations Tel: +352 710 725 311 Yves.Feltes@ses-newskies.com SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and GlobeCast, a subsidiary of France Telecom, have signed 5-year contracts for the continued use of two 36MHz transponders on the NSS- 806 satellite at the orbital location of 319.5 degrees East. Terms of the contract remain confidential....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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