24th Air Force garners information dominance awards

Twenty Fourth Air Force Airmen earned recognition for excellence in their information dominance mission recently.

One 24th Air Force Airman and one subordinate unit bested more than 580 individuals and units and were awarded recognition during the Air Force-level General John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration and the Air Force Information Dominance Awards.

Senior Airman Richard Dale, a ground radar systems technician from the 688th Information Operations Wing here during the period of eligibility in 2012, was named the Air Force Information Dominance Outstanding Radar Systems Airman of the Year.

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New Tooway™ packages from Eutelsat offer consumers Europe’s fastest satellite broadband speeds, unlimited data download and lower pricing

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a new range of Tooway™ packages delivering the fastest satellite-based consumer broadband speeds in Europe, unlimited data download usage day and night and more competitive pricing. Designed to offer high speed broadband to everyone today, these next generation Tooway™ services will satisfy even the most demanding Internet users – further closing the digital divide for consumers.

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Weighing the planet-forming disc around a nearby star

The 10 million-year-old star TW Hydrae is surrounded by a dense disc of planet-forming materials. Using ESA’s Herschel space observatory, astronomers have been able to ‘weigh’ the star’s disc with ten times higher accuracy than ever before, finding it still has enough mass to spawn 50 Jupiter-mass planets, several million years after most other stars have already given birth.

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