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2010-11-12 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Invest in Bavaria at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/CustomLink/CustomLinks.aspx?GUID=b66c44c9-b598-4ce0-a9c1-5a9dd3cd9d05&alertid=94199a12-9613-4d17-9c28-d9dc78951969&bhcp=1 The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a contract for the operation of eighteen Galileo satellites to Spaceopal GmbH, a joint venture between DLR Gesellschaft fur Raumfahrtanwendungen (GfR)mbH and the Italian company Telespazio S.p.A. The specific...

2008-09-09 09:00:38

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Oberpfaffenhofen (ddp) - The new main control centre of the European satellite navigation system Galileo was opened on Monday [ 8 September] in Oberpfaffenhofen. Starting in 2009, 30 satellites are to be carried into space and directed from the control centre. Like the US system GPS, the network should provide position data to car drivers and companies. Federal Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee (SPD [Social Democratic Party of...

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2012-03-10 09:07:55

Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on October 30, 1985 at 12:00 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on November 6 at 9:44 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 112 times at an altitude of 207 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees. The mission lasted 7 days, 0 hours, 44 minutes, and 51 seconds. The dedicated German Spacelab (D-1) mission was conducted in a long module configuration, which featured a Vestibular Sled designed to give scientists data on the functional...

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