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2011-05-03 10:55:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proton, an advertising company catering to agencies and brands to fulfill creative marketing needs, today announced the completion of three spots for Google's new "Search On" campaign.

2011-02-02 08:15:00

The Russian Defence Ministry launched a search Tuesday to look for a missing military satellite that was possibly put into the wrong orbit after its launch.

2011-01-10 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Varian Proton Therapy System which generates protons for precision radiotherapy of lesions, tumors, and conditions anywhere where radiation treatment is indicated.

2010-12-27 14:35:00

Russian space officials said on Monday that the Cosmonaut program placed the European Ka-Sat into orbit overnight by using a Proton-M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

2010-12-27 04:37:00

PARIS, December 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has been successfully lofted into orbit by a Proton Breeze M rocket supplied by ILS.

2010-12-22 13:07:00

PARIS, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) confirmed today that the launch campaign of its KA-SAT satellite by an ILS Proton Breeze M vehicle has resumed at the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch is scheduled in the night of 26 to 27 December 2010 (21.51GMT, 22.51CET on 26 December, 03.51 in Baikonour on 27 December).

2010-12-18 08:15:00

Russian investigators said Friday that the Russian Proton rocket that failed to deploy its own satellite system was the result of a fuel miscalculation.

2010-12-13 11:15:00

Interfax reported that Russia's space agency had delayed the launch of a European satellite after a rocket crashed off the coast of Hawaii last weekend.

2010-11-22 05:20:00

PARIS, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications' (Euronext Paris: ETL) was flown into the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 19 and is now in final stages of readiness for launch by a Proton rocket on December 20. Breaking new barriers in capacity Built for Eutelsat by Astrium, and weighing in at 6.1 tonnes, KA-SAT will be the cornerstone of a new European infrastructure which includes eight main gateways and two back-up...

2010-11-15 12:39:01

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) said that they have successfully launched a US satellite carrying the biggest commercial antenna reflector ever put in space.