Space systems

12.09.11
ViaSat-1 sends its first words through the stratosphere to cooing stateside relatives
12.09.11

ViaSat-1 sends its first words through the stratosphere to cooing stateside relatives

The ViaSat-1 story seems to be orbiting its way toward a happy ending in time for Christmas. Th...

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08.13.09
Infrared sensors hit 16 megapixels, can now spy on an entire hemisphere
08.13.09

Infrared sensors hit 16 megapixels, can now spy on an entire hemisphere

Aerospace and defense manufacturer Raytheon wants everyone to know it has developed the world's fir...

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05.28.08
DISH Network's EchoStar XI heads to Sea Launch for summer liftoff
05.28.08

DISH Network's EchoStar XI heads to Sea Launch for summer liftoff

While we patiently wait for EchoStar XV to lift off in 2010, it seems the countdown for EchoStar XI...

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04.22.08
DISH Network's EchoStar XV satellite gets set for launch... in 2010
04.22.08

DISH Network's EchoStar XV satellite gets set for launch... in 2010

It wasn't too long ago that we sat in awe as EchoStar X lifted off into outer space, and in around...

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