The 1,812th flight of a Soyuz launch vehicle was performed on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 00:53 Moscow time (21:53 Paris time on Monday, 25 November 2013).
You can’t tell from his photo but Christian Ghammachi has been practicing law for over 20 years in various countries. However, recently, he decided to pursue his enduring passion for photography on a full-time basis. In November, Ghammachi embarked on an ambitious motorcycle road trip that will take him across the length of Africa from South Africa to Dubai, braving miles of inhospitable terrains to photograph and volunteer with charities including SOS Children’s Villages and wildlife conservation organizations, throughout his journey.
Dubai – November 19, 2013 – Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced its sponsorship of Global Voices in recognition of the online community’s groundbreaking work with citizen media and user-generated content. The sponsorship was announced on November 15 at the annual Eurovision News Xchange conference in Marrakech, Morocco.
Dubai, UAE – November 19, 2013 – Thuraya, a leading Mobile Satellite Services Operator, and SRT Wireless today announced the availability of the Thuraya VIPturbo Module. Developed by SRT Wireless, the VIPturbo Module can serve as the engine for new broadband terminals for the Thuraya satellite network.
DUBAI, UAE, November 15, 2013 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator is working closely with their Service Partner, SMART Communications, to facilitate relief efforts in the typhoon-stricken municipalities of the Philippines. To date, Thuraya and Smart have deployed over 100 units of the Thuraya SF2500, SatSleeve and the Thuraya XT to Philippine government agencies as well as relief organizations such as the Red Cross to help establish critical communication channels and facilitate relief coordination efforts.
Geneva, 13 November 2013 — ITU has dispatched emergency telecommunications equipment to areas severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded – which tore through the Visayas region of central Philippines on Friday with deadly force, making landfall five times, in the provinces of Eastern Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Panay Island and Palawan. The combination of powerful winds and seawater has devastated buildings, communities and families.