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2009-11-02 10:26:00

PARIS, November 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The W7 satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) arrived at the Baikonour Cosmodrome on October 20, and is now in final stages of preparation for launch on November 23 by International Launch Services (ILS) on board a Proton Breeze M booster. The Proton lift-off is scheduled on November 23 at 14.22 GMT (15.22 CET). Built for Eutelsat by Thales Alenia Space, Eutelsat's newest and most powerful satellite to date will be colocated...

2009-09-17 08:42:39

In recent years several Large-Scale Scientific Facilities (LSSF) for nuclear, hadronic, and particle physics have been upgraded and constructed in China.

2009-09-08 07:30:00

LITTLETON, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems, Inc., a privately held medical device manufacturer developing a revolutionary, affordable proton therapy delivery system for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the company has appointed Joseph K.

2009-09-07 12:40:00

PARIS, September 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that it has signed a contract with International Launch Services (ILS) for the launch in mid-November 2009 of the W7 satellite on an ILS Proton.

2009-08-20 15:30:00

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center (NIPTRC) announced today that Cherilyn Murer has been named Chair of its board of directors.

2009-08-03 13:24:00

WALLINGFORD, Conn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Global hydrogen energy leader Proton Energy Systems announced today a newly formed partnership with SupplyCore Middle East.

2009-07-09 15:00:00

WALLINGFORD, Conn., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallingford hydrogen-technology producer Proton Energy Systems (www.protonenergy.com) said today it earned a patent for its proprietary control system for regulating the purity and pressure of the hydrogen gas used to cool large electric power generators.

2009-05-20 12:37:00

Proton Energy and The Abraham Group team up to bring advanced onsite hydrogen technologies to energy markets worldwide WALLINGFORD, Conn., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Global hydrogen energy leader Proton Energy Systems announced today a newly formed partnership with The Abraham Group.

2009-05-16 15:20:16

A Proton-M rocket carrying a ProtoStar-2 telecommunication satellite was launched from the Baikonur space center Saturday, the Russian space agency said. The launch of the Proton-M rocket fitted with a Breeze-M booster and carrying a ProtoStar-2 telecommunication satellite went ahead at the scheduled time, a Roscosmos spokesperson was quoted by RIA Novosti as saying. The Russian news service said the Proton-M rocket launch is the fourth this year carried out by International Launch Services Inc.

2009-04-03 22:45:00

Eutelsat set to triple resources at key 10 degrees East neighbourhood Europe's first S-band payload for Mobile Satellite Services goes into space. PARIS, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The W2A satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully lofted into orbit today by a Proton Breeze M rocket supplied by ILS.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.