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News briefs: June 1-2
Posted: Mon, Jun 3, 2002, 8:06 AM ET (1206 GMT)
  • Satellite Internet provider StarBand filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday, the Washington Post reported. StarBand executives said they have had problems billing its customers since EchoStar terminated its partnership with StarBand earlier this year. Gilat Satellite Networks, which founded the company and owns a portion of it, will provide financing to keep the company in operation as it reorganizes.
  • Forner NASA administrator Dan Goldin has accepted a position on the board of directors of Lucent Technologies, a networking spinoff of AT&T. Goldin will fill the unexpired portion of the term of a director who resigned to join another company.
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Russia plans to resume crewed Soyuz launches in December
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 9:00 AM ET (1400 GMT)

China launches Beidou satellite
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:59 AM ET (1359 GMT)

Dawn mission declared over
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:58 AM ET (1358 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, November 13
Comment: Is Rocket Lab even a New Zealand company?
Newstalk ZB (New Zealand) — 6:34 am ET (1134 GMT)
Rocket Lab Debuts Low-Cost Rocket in First Commercial Launch
Popular Mechanics — 6:33 am ET (1133 GMT)
Rocket-maker ArianeGroup to cut 2,300 jobs
AFP — 6:31 am ET (1131 GMT)
Fleet Space sends Australia's first commercial mini-satellites into orbit
Business News Australia — 6:31 am ET (1131 GMT)


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