News tagged with communication satellite

Liberty to boost stake in Sirius XM to 45 pct

(AP) -- Billionaire John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. said Tuesday that it will spend $650 million to increase its effective control of satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. to 45.2 percent.

May 08, 2012
not rated yet 0

Mysteries of the sun ... explained in video

NASA has just released five new videos called "Mysteries of the Sun". The videos describe the science of the sun and its effects on the solar system and Earth. Scientists study the sun not only to better understand ...

Apr 09, 2012
5 / 5 (2) 2

Can you say that on TV? The Supreme Court debates

(AP) -- In colorful give and take, the Supreme Court debated whether policing curse words and nudity on broadcast television makes sense in the cable era, one justice suggesting the policy is fast becoming ...

Jan 10, 2012
not rated yet 4

NRL TacSat-4 spacecraft encapsulated

The Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) has been encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle in preparation for a Sept. 27 launch from ...

Sep 20, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 0

NRL set to launch experimental TacSat-4 spacecraft

The Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) is scheduled to launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex, Tuesday, September 27, 2011, aboard an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ ...

Aug 22, 2011
not rated yet 0

Univ. of Miami's CSTARS captures history

Following 16 years of Earth observations, the European Space Agency's (ESA) ERS-2 satellite was decommissioned and removed from its continuous orbit around the Earth on July 4, 2011. The final image, captured by the University ...

Jul 20, 2011
not rated yet 0