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May 14th, 2010
NASA — Godspeed Atlantis! On Grand Finale
Picture perfect the space shuttle Atlantis has successfully lifted and is embarking on its final planned mission.
Solaris Mobile Is Licensed For Mobile Satellite Services In Europe
Solaris Mobile Ltd, the Dublin based operator of new hybrid satellite and terrestrial wireless networks across Europe, announced today that it has successfully been granted 18 year licenses to operate Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) in France, Sweden and Germany.
Here's Looking @ Earth... Congo's Purposeful Conflagrations (NASA)
It was early in the dry season in Democratic Republic of Congo when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image on May 13, 2010.
Here's Looking @ Earth... Aqua Acquires Aqua Disaster In Kentucky (NASA)
Severe floods struck Kentucky on May 1–2, 2010, causing statewide damage estimated at more than $30 million, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Galaxy 15 'Zombiesat' Gone Wrong — Will 'Lost' Be Lost?
There has been much exchange of information regarding the report of the communications satellite Galaxy 15 which on April 5, has not responded to ground controls, hence the moniker from some of "zombiesat".
Boeing Defence Australia... Entering Into Communications Service
Boeing Defence Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA], has announced the Modernised High Frequency Communications System (MHFCS) has completed testing and been introduced into service with the Australian Defence Force (ADF).