Tag Archives: satellites

Eutelsat deploys four satellites for World Cup

For the very first time, the World Cup football tournament will be taking place in South Africa and in order to make the whole event available for viewers back in Europe.. more
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Astra 3B launch postponed again

Just as the launch of the Ariane 5 rocket from the European Space Port at Kourou in French Guiana was expected on Friday, it seems that the countdown had once again.. more
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SES posts strong results

The satellite carrier, SES, has followed the European trend to post a 4.4 per cent increase in revenue, taking its turnover to over 1.7 million Euros for the year. According to.. more
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Solar flare could black out Olympics

Training for the Olympics takes perfect timing, but nature is an outside influence that can mess up some of the best made plans. Nature will have an effect on the 2012 London Olympics as, despite all the money spent on creating new facilities and infrastructure,.. more
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SES buys new satellites

The satellite service provider SES has placed an order worth an estimated five hundred million Euros with the Space systems group Astrium, a unit of European Aeronautic Defence & Space Company. The order is for four new satellites which will be known as ASTRA 2E,.. more
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Satellites for sale, one careful owner

Two satellites have been put up for sale by ProtoStar in an auction that will take place in the 14th October, following the decision of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court to approve the sale on the 24th August. The buying and selling of satellites is a.. more
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Eutelsat continues with steady growth

The satellite operator Eutelsat communications is reporting a massive 43.6 per cent growth in net income for the year that ended on the 30th June. The Paris based firm puts this down to reduced outgoings, effective tax planning and a good growth in income streams... more
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Sat Nav network near to collapse

2010 could be the year when the sat nav system collapses making all of those in car systems useless and leaving many drivers not knowing where they are going. The reason behind this is that the satellite system used to provide the GPS information has.. more
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Satellites collide for the first time

For the first time ever, two communication satellites in orbit have collided, which goes to show just how congested space is becoming. The two satellites were destroyed, releasing debris over the planet, although it is believed that there is no danger because they were in.. more
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