Western Europe at Night

With hardware from the Earth-orbiting International Space Station appearing in the near foreground, a night time European panorama reveals city lights from Belgium and the Netherlands at bottom center. the British Isles partially obscured by solar array panels at left, the North Sea at left center, and Scandinavia at right center beneath the end effector of the Space Station Remote Manipulator System or Canadarm2. This image was taken by the station crew on Jan. 22, 2012. Image Credit: NASA

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NordNet, subsidiary of France Télécom-Orange, picks Eutelsat’s Tooway™ service for its Triple Play satellite offer

Paris, 30 January 2012 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its Skylogic affiliate has signed a distribution agreement with NordNet, a subsidiary of France-Télécom-Orange, which enables France’s leading alternative broadband supplier to add new impetus to its range of satellite Internet services.

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Eutelsat’s satellites break the barrier of 4,000 TV channels!

Paris, 30 January 2012 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that the number of channels broadcasting through its satellites hit the milestone of 4,000 at the end of 2011. This new landmark reflects almost 30 years of uninterrupted channel growth since the first TV signals broadcast in Europe from Eutelsat’s pioneering communications satellites. The threshold was crossed with the launch at Eutelsat’s 7° West video neighbourhood of Rotana Cinema, devoted to classic and contemporary films in Arabic and part of the Rotana entertainment group.

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Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley addresses the Defense Department’s budget priorities before an audience of community, military and business leaders in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley addresses the Defense Department’s budget priorities before an audience of community, military and business leaders in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham, right, explains the foundation’s headquarters renovation to Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley during his visit to Colorado Springs, Colo.

Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham, right, explains the foundation’s headquarters renovation to Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley during his visit to Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley addresses the Defense Department’s budget priorities before an audience of community, military and business leaders in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley addresses the Defense Department’s budget priorities before an audience of community, military and business leaders in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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