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2013-12-13 16:21:29

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies (Vanguard) today announced that it supplied critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the SES-8 telecommunications satellite that was recently launched aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL. Vanguard supplied all of the composite reflector components for the SES-8 spacecraft, which was designed, manufactured and tested by Orbital. (Photo:...

2011-03-14 09:13:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Energy Partners, a leader in the design and installation of large-scale solar electric systems, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. This prestigious award program identifies, recognizes and honors the top places of employment in New Jersey. The Best Places to Work in New Jersey program is made up of 70 companies split into two categories: 29 small/medium-sized companies (15-249 employees) and 41 large-sized...

2010-06-24 07:55:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J. and BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Energy Partners, a leader in the design and installation of large-scale solar electric systems, today announced the expansion and relocation of Vanguard's New Jersey headquarters to offices at One Commerce St. in Branchburg. The new corporate headquarters includes over 15,000-square-feet of office and warehouse space, allowing Vanguard to house a growing workforce of "green-collar" executives, sales and support staff....

2009-10-15 07:02:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals, the leading independent provider of enterprise security software for mainframes, today announced that The Talbots, Inc., a leading specialty retailer and marketer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories, has selected Vanguard Security Solutions to help reduce security risks and meet SOX, PCI and other regulatory compliance requirements. Vanguard software will be used to streamline the security administration and...

2008-09-01 06:00:25

Text of report by state-run North Korean radio on 31 August [Unattributed talk: "Our Rapidly Developing Science and Technology"] Ten years ago from today on 31 August Juche 77 (1998) - this is the day when Kwangmyo'ngso'ng-1, our first artificial earth satellite, flew to space and startled the world. Our army and people are not able to forget the deep emotion and jubilation of that day when the nation had seethed and the world had throbbed with excitement. Our rapidly developing science...

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2008-03-13 16:55:00

The Vanguard I satellite celebrates its 50th birthday this year. Its launch on March 17, 1958 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, culminated the efforts of America's first official space satellite program begun in September 1955. The first solar-powered satellite, Vanguard I has the distinction of being the oldest artificial satellite orbiting the earth. Its predecessors, Sputniks I and II and Explorer I, have since fallen out of orbit. The Vanguard I was launched as part of the United States'...

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2008-01-31 07:35:00

Explorer 1 was the first satellite launched by the United States when it was sent into space on January 31, 1958. Following the launch of the Soviet Union's Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency was directed to launch a satellite using its Jupiter C rocket developed under the direction of Dr. Wernher von Braun. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory received the assignment to design, build and operate the artificial satellite that would serve as the rocket's payload....


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...

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