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2008-09-11 09:00:35

Turkey plans to launch two satellites in six years ANKARA, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Turkey's satellite operator Turksat said on Wednesday that it plans to launch two satellites, Turksat 4A and Turksat 5A, in six years, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported. Turksat has started work for a new satellite dubbed Turksat 4A which is planned to cover north and central Africa, Turksat Director- General Ozkan Dalbay was quoted as saying. "The coverage area of Turkish satellites will...

2008-07-17 12:01:01

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Ankara, 17 July: Turkey's new generation communication satellite Turksat 3A has begun giving service after being located in the orbit of "42 degree east". Launched from the Kourou base of French Guiana on 13 June, the satellite was located in the orbit after being controlled by ground stations. The satellite, which replaced Turksat 1C satellite, will serve in a vast geography covering Turkey, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and...

2008-06-16 12:00:50

Turkey's new generation communication satellite launched ANKARA, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Turkey's new generation communication satellite "Turksat 3A" was launched from the Kourou base of French Guiana on Thursday, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported. The report said that the satellite will be located in the orbit of 42 degree east longitude and the control of the satellite will be pursued in the Golbasi Satellite Ground Station near the Turkish capital of Ankara. Based on...

2008-06-14 06:00:21

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Ankara, 13 June: Turkey's new generation communication satellite "Turksat 3A" was launched from the Kourou base of French Guiana at 00:52 a.m. Turkish local time on 13 May. The satellite will be located in the orbit of "42 degree east". The control of the satellite will be pursued in the Golbasi Satellite Ground Station near Ankara. Based on Thales Alenia Space Spacebus 4000B2, Turksat 3A will be fitted with 24 Ku-band...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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