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ESA members decided on Friday they will put an additional $339 million into the Ariane 5 program so the rockets can continue to be used.
Europe is set to add two new types of rocket to its launch fleet in French Guiana, in a move that is being hailed as a space â€œrevolution,â€ European Space Agency (ESA) head Jean-Jacques Dordain said Friday.
As Vegaâ€™s development is coming to an end with the qualification flight scheduled in 2011, two contracts were signed to allow the project to move on to the next phase.
HERZLIA, Israel, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VocalTec Communications Ltd.
People spending hours watching video on their iPhones will soon find themselves being charged by AT&T for their heavy usage.
LONDON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) announced today it has entered into an Agreement with Japanese consulting firm, Tokyo Consulting, LTD to assist the Company in expanding its business throughout Asia.
LONDON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today announced it will be cancelling 150 million shares of the Company's common stock.
LONDON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today provided clarification on the name of its operating entity.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- All Star Planet (www.allstarplanet.com) will host the winners of their online talent competition on August 26 in Los Angeles.
Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing the first detection of a magnetic field on the star Vega, one of the brightest stars in the sky.
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (April 15, 1793 "“ November 23, 1864) was a Baltic-German astronomer, and member of a celebrated line of astronomers. He is best known for his advanced observations of double-stars. He was born in Altona, Denmark, what is currently Germany. He was the son of the renowned Jacob Struve, and was the second of a five-generation legacy of astronomers down to his great-grandchildren. When Germany was occupied by the French, Struve's father, Jacob,...
Lyra Constellation -- Lyra (the lyre) is a prominent, although fairly small, northern constellation. It was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and also counts among the modern 88 constellations. Its brightest star is Vega (Alpha Lyrae), which together with Altair (Alpha Aquilae) and Deneb (Alpha Cygni) forms the large asterism known as the Summer Triangle. Beta Lyr is a half separated (i.e. one of the stars reached its Rochevolume) eclipsing binary of a cream-white colour. The...
Cygnus Constellation -- Cygnus (the swan) is a northern constellation. It was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and is also one of the 88 modern constellations. Because of the pattern of its main stars, it is sometimes called the Northern Cross (in contrast to the Southern Cross). The bird extends over the summer Milky Way, appearing to fly south. Notable features Cygnus contains several bright stars. Deneb, Î± Cygni, is an extremely brilliant star, very prominent despite...
Vega -- Vega (Alpha Lyrae) is the lead star in the constellation Lyra, reaching near directly overhead the mid-northern latitudes, during the summer. It's a "nearby star" at only 25 light years distant and together with Arcturus and Sirius, one of the brightest stars in the Sun's neighbourhood. Vega is a vertex of the Summer Triangle. Its spectral class is A0V (Sirius, an A1V, is slightly less powerful) and it's firmly in the main sequence, fusing hydrogen to helium in its core....
- Large; stout; burly.