News tagged with communication satellite

Iridium Next Prepares to Ride the Falcon

To date, Iridium NEXT is the largest commercial space launch contract with any single entity. All total, the contract is worth an estimated $492M. Iridium Communications Inc. signed into a deal with Space ...

Apr 14, 2011
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Cuba says US waging 'cyberwar' against Havana

Cuban authorities are accusing the United States of waging "cyberwar" against the communist-ruled island -- an effort that Havana claims includes an American contractor on trial for espionage.

Mar 09, 2011
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Sneak Attacks from the Sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our Sun can be a menace when it sends out powerful solar blasts of radiation towards the Earth. Astronomers keenly watch the Sun to learn more about what powers these solar eruptions, in hopes ...

Dec 08, 2010
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Broadcasters keep upper hand in TV disputes

(AP) -- A recent spate of TV blackouts and the lack of government intervention suggests that broadcasters have the upper hand over TV signal providers when it comes to negotiating fees, at least until Congress decides to ...

Nov 01, 2010
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Spain, Norway to build telecoms satellite

Spain said it signed a deal with Norway Tuesday to build a telecommunications satellite, to be launched in 2014 and used for both civilian and military purposes.

Sep 07, 2010
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