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2014-07-09 23:14:35

New bundled solutions to provide innovative, customized choices for SkyNet clients. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 SkyNet Managed Technology Services is pleased to announce that it has joined the AT&T* Partner ExchangeSM reseller program and is now authorized to resell services from one of the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications to businesses. Bundling AT&T branded solutions with SKYNET’s services will give customers more innovative choices and...

Strike Postpones Kourou Satellite Launch
2011-09-21 07:51:37

  A strike at the Kourou space center in French Guiana has forced the launch of an Ariane-5 rocket with two communication satellites aboard to be postponed until further notice, the National Center for Space Studies (CNES) said on Wednesday. The launch would have marked the 60th mission of Ariane 5. It was to carry the satellites Arabsat-5C and SES-2 into orbit, but the strike, initiated by Telezpazio, a business at the base specializing in radars, forced authorities to scrap the...

2011-04-24 08:10:00

An Ariane-5 rocket blasted off from the European space center at Kourou, French Guiana, Friday, placing two telecommunications satellites into geostationary orbit, AFP reports. The rocket first deployed the almost 6-ton Yahsat 1A satellite, followed more than 7 minutes later by the separation of Intelsat New Dawn.Yahsat 1A will settle into a geosynchronous orbit along the equator at 52.5 degrees east longitude, putting the craft in range of communications customers across the Middle East,...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Skynet Asia Airways to supply wheels and carbon brakes for its new fleet of 13 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. Aircraft deliveries with the Goodrich wheel and carbon brake equipment are expected to begin in June 2011 and continue through 2016. Goodrich's 737 Next Generation carbon brake uses proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat sink material. The...

2011-02-07 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and Astrium (an EADS Company) are working together in response to NASA's Commercial Crew Development-2 (CCDev-2) procurement. The team is offering NASA launch services with the Liberty(TM) rocket. This new launch vehicle combines two of the world's most reliable propulsion systems, with a collective heritage of nearly 150 successful flights. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/CG43996-a) (Photo:...

2010-05-23 06:25:00

After three postponements, an Ariane rocket successfully launched two telecommunications satellites into space from the European Space Agency's launch center in Kourou, French Guiana on Friday, space officials said. The Ariane 5 rocket blasted off on the northeast coast of South America at 7:01 pm (2201 GMT) after being delayed three different times since March for a series of technical glitches. The Astra 3B satellite separated from the Ariane rocket twenty-seven minutes after lift-off....

2009-12-02 04:05:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminator Salvation movie props and movie wardrobe will be released for sale by The Halcyon Company through Hollywood Parts at Hollywoodparts.com. Select movie props and movie wardrobe will go on sale coinciding with the release of the future apocalyptic action thriller Terminator Salvation on DVD. Terminator Salvation, filmed mostly in New Mexico, is the fourth in a series of films based on the battle between Skynet and the last human resistance...

2009-06-15 00:00:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Saft Specialized Battery Systems Will Power Key Elements of the Ariane 5 ECA Launch Vehicle - Latest Order Follows the Success of the Previous Contract for Battery Systems for 30 Ariane 5 Launch Vehicles Awarded in 2005 Saft, the world specialist in the design and manufacture of high-tech industrial batteries, has been awarded a multi-million Euro contract by EADS Astrium Space Transportation to provide all the...

2009-06-03 07:30:00

UPPSALA, Sweden, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sweden-based developer/publisher, Stillfront AB, today announced a licensing agreement with the Halcyon Company to create a web-based "Fan Immersion Game" for the upcoming sequel in the Terminator series. The game was recently released and will be released as a Facebook application shortly. In the highly anticipated new installment of The Terminator film franchise, set in post-apocalyptic 2018, Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the man...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'