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  • Frits Westra
    Forwarded by: fwestra@hetnet.nl Originally from: NewsAlert Original Subject: Concern halts spreading of space station wings
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 4, 2000
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      Forwarded by: fwestra@...
      Originally from: NewsAlert <newsalert@...>
      Original Subject: Concern halts spreading of space station wings
      Original Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 00:57:32 -0500

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      NEWSALERT: Monday, December 4, 2000 @ 0557 GMT
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      The latest news from Astronomy Now and Spaceflight Now


      SPACE STATION UNFURLS ITS FIRST SOLAR WING
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      Engineers are studying an apparent lack of tension in the 110-foot
      solar array wing deployed aboard the international space station on
      Sunday. Officials postponed plans to deploy the second
      power-generating wing until Monday afternoon at the earliest while
      analysis is conducted. (includes photographs)

      http://spaceflightnow.com/ops/stage4a/status.html


      SOLAR FIREWORKS FOR SOHO SUN PROBE'S 5TH ANNIVERSARY
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      In celebration of the birthday of its most diligent watcher, the Sun
      has let loose an unusual and quick-fire series of eruptions. Saturday
      was the 5th anniversary of SOHO's launch into space, which occurred
      on December 2, 1995 aboard an Atlas rocket from Cape Canaveral.

      http://spaceflightnow.com/news/n0012/04sohoat5/


      FIRST PHONE CALLS PLACED THROUGH THURAYA 1 SATELLITE
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      In little more than a month following its launch, the Thuraya 1
      geomobile communications satellite has successfully completed its
      initial round of testing, including the first telephone calls.

      http://spaceflightnow.com/news/n0012/04thuraya/


      QUIKSCAT OCEAN WIND CRAFT SEES A QUIET DAY IN ATLANTIC
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      A recently released image shows the winds over the Atlantic Ocean
      measured by the Seawinds instrument on NASA's QuickScat satellite.
      The spacecraft circles the globe once a day.

      http://spaceflightnow.com/news/n0012/04quikscat/


      ATLAS ROCKET LAUNCH OF SECRET NRO CRAFT SLIPS A DAY
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      A Lockheed Martin Atlas 2AS rocket and its clandestine payload for
      the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office won't make their appointed
      launch date Monday because of concerns surrounding the liquid-fueled
      upper stage engine used by the $100 million booster.

      http://spaceflightnow.com/atlas/ac157/status.html

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