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2013-06-03 23:01:59

Timmons Group, a leading provider of geospatial and strategic planning services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Data Transfer Solutions´ wildfire division (DTSWildfire). DTSWildfire provides a wide range of services and software products used to support fire protection, planning, response, suppression, and incident management. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Timmons Group, a leading provider of geospatial and strategic planning services is pleased to announce the...

Ecuador's Pegasus Satellite Collides With Russian Debris
2013-05-23 18:36:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ecuador's space agency EXA announced that the remains of the Russian rocket S14 collided with its "Pegaso" nano satellite. EXA director Ronnie Nader said via Twitter that they had confirmation of a collision between Pegaso, or Pegasus, and a Soviet-era rocket. EXA said that they have been trying to get connected with the satellite and pick up signals. "Space Command confirms that NO DIRECT COLLISION OCCURRED," Nader wrote in a...


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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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