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Launch of Delta IV WGS-6
2013-08-08 13:17:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday, a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket delivered the latest addition to an international network of military communications satellites. The sixth Wideband Global Satcom, or WGS, satellite was paid for by the Australian government and will be used to transmit video conferencing signals and television broadcasts, along with official communications from the United States and its international partners. "These satellites...

2013-07-31 23:20:46

Join Globafone CEO, Lou Altman, as he unravels the myths and mysteries surrounding satellite communications. 'SatCom 101' provides a big picture look at SatCom: What it is, How the network works, Available solutions and their current functionality. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Globafone, a leading comprehensive satellite service provider, announced that CEO, Lou Altman, will put on a free webinar: SatCom Solutions 101. Join him Wednesday, July 31 as he provides a big...

Africa Using Satellites For Banking
2013-06-20 12:14:14

ESA Satellites are making it possible to transfer money between remote locations in sub-Saharan African countries that are otherwise unconnected to the outside world. An ESA project looking at ways to use satellites for services in developing nations where land networks are simply impossible or non-existent gave rise to the Agency´s SatFinAfrica pilot project in 2011. It was so successful that a company called SatADSL was set up in Belgium early last year to provide satcom for...

2013-05-09 23:29:56

Learn how buying SatCom for your organization can be simple and at truly the lowest cost, not just the lowest price. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 GlobaFone, a leading comprehensive satellite service provider, announced that CEO Lou Altman will put on a free webinar: Why Paying the Lowest Price Costs You the Most. Join him Friday, May 17th as he presents case studies of how the ℠lowest price´ actually costs the buyer more than expected. From single handsets to packages to misleading...

Latest Satcom Reference Libraries

2012-03-10 09:09:46

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 26, 1985 at 7:29 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on December 3 at 1:33 PM PST. The shuttle orbited 109 times at an altitude of 225 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 2.8 million miles. Three communications satellites were deployed: MORE LOS-B (Mexico), AUSSAT-2 (Australia) and SATCOM KU-2 (RCA Americom). MORELOS-B and AUSSAT-2 were attached to the Payload Assist Module-D motors, SATCOM KU-2 to a...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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