GOES-12 weather satellite fails during adjustment

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 The weather satellite GOES-12, which provides most of the weather pictures for the United States, became unusable on Tuesday, December 4. The satellite is positioned in geostationary orbit over the Amazon. A normal station-keeping maneuver to adjust its location was not completed as usual and services could not be continued. The […]

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Microsoft to establish its R&D center in Shanghai

Thursday, February 1, 2007 Microsoft Corp. is establishing, in Shanghai, China, a center for research and development. The center will work on the company’s MSN service. It will be Microsoft’s first research and development center of this kind outside the U.S. Microsoft decided to take this step because of several setbacks that occurred in its […]

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