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  The LMT - Personal Stories - Astra Woodcraft
Astra Woodcraft was seven years old when her parents thrust her into the world of Scientology's "elite" Sea Organization.
This was the beginning of Astra's life in the sub-standard and oppressive living environment that is accepted as routine to those in the Sea Organization.
In "The Story of Kate," Astra Woodcraft details the pressure that was brought to bear on her to abort her baby when it was discovered that she was pregnant.
lisatrust.bogie.nl /stories/astra.htm   (280 words)

 Boeing: Integrated Defense Systems - Satellite Development Center - Boeing 601 Fleet - ASTRA 1H
ASTRA 1H is a powerful Hughes 601HP body-stabilized model spacecraft, the seventh in a series for SES that Hughes has built in its facilities in El Segundo, Calif. The satellite is collocated with other SES spacecraft at 19.2 degrees East longitude.
ASTRA 1G was the first in the series with the HS 601HP (for high power) configuration, and ASTRA 1H and 2A are similar.
The ASTRA 601 model satellites are similar in appearance to other 601 models, with each having a cube-shaped body and two solar array wings oriented along its north-south axis and the antennas located on the east-west axis.
www.boeing.com /defense-space/space/bss/factsheets/601/astra_1h/astra_1h.html   (652 words)

 SES Astra: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Its slogan (A favorite saying of a sect or political group) in 1997 was "Astra: The Satellite System".
There are currently 13 Astra satellites in orbit, not all currently in service, located at the following positions in geosynchronous orbit (A circular orbit around the Earth having a period of 24 hours) :
Originally sited at 19.2°E and used to broadcast the first European analogue direct-to-home TV services, this satellite is well past its expected lifetime and now in inclined orbit (additional info and facts about inclined orbit).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/se/ses_astra2.htm   (325 words)

Astra 1A is based in the GE 4000 series platform, and was the first in a network of four satellites.
Astra 2D was in a 292 x 35835 km x 2.2 deg transfer orbit on December 22 and was subsequently boosted into geosynchronous orbit by its Star 30 apogee kick motor.
Astra 1K was to be a European (Luxembourg-based) geostationary communications spacecraft.
www.astronautix.com /project/astra.htm   (1436 words)

 Astra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Astra is intended to have performance characteristics similar to the AA-12 Adder.
Astra is said to be configured like a long Matra 530, narrower in front of the wings.
Astra would have a 15 kg warhead with a proximity fuse.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/missile/row/astra.htm   (304 words)

 PT Astra International Tbk.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Astra’s operating income rose 43.0% from Rp 3.4 trillion in 2003 to Rp 4.9 trillion in 2004, partly due to higher contribution from consolidated subsidiaries.
In 2004, Astra’s other net income of Rp 1.1 trillion was down 39.5% from 2003 figure of Rp 1.8 trillion, due to lower gains on sales of investment.
On the investment side, Astra increased its shareholding in PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk from 63.26% to 79.64% and in PT United Tractors Tbk (“UT”) from 49.12% to 56.45%.
www.astra.co.id /shownews.asp?newsID=91   (1000 words)

A model of the Astra missile was first shown to the public at Aero India '98.
On 25 July 2001 in Indian Parliament, then-incumbent Defence Minister Jaswant Singh said that a feasibility study for the Astra has commenced, after the completion of which a project for development of the Astra is planned to be undertaken.
Astra uses a HTPB solid-fuel propellant and a 15 kg HE (high-explosive) warhead, activated by a proximity fuse.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /MISSILES/Astra.html   (927 words)

 Cyprus Car Hire & Rentals - Astra Self Drive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ASTRA Self Drive Public Ltd has put the island on the world stage and brought Europe and the island closer to the world.
Having branches all over the island, from the east tip to the west corner, it is no surprise that the United Nations have kept us as their prime supplier for nearly 40 consecutive years.
Astra Self Drive Public Ltd administration team is composed of experienced executives, and is constantly being trained in order to adapt successfully to the always increasing needs of their customers and their strategy is to position Astra Self Drive Public Ltd in the market through “Simplicity”.
www.astracarrentals.com   (441 words)

 Galactic Encyclopedia
Gregory Stingray and his associates in Serenity Year 998 (AD 3990) on Finis Astra, a colony of the Solar Kingdom on the fringe of the Galaxy.
This proved to be a wise decision, as two years later, the galaxy celebrated the Millennium with the outbreak of the Refugee War, when the losing side of a civil war in Jurai invaded the Solar Kingdom, beginning the process of collapse of both states.
The Finis Astra Encyclopedia Corporation has had fifty five chairbeings in its first thousand years of history, and is on its fourth corporate HQ, after losing one to warfare, one to an earthquake, and one simply becoming old and decrepit.
www.maison-otaku.net /~rhea/GE/encyclopedia.html   (451 words)

The aim of the conference was for ASTRA members and NGOs from the region to get to know each other and to open possibilities of building partnerships and cooperating in the future.
Astra members and people involved in ASTRA meetings use this forum to discuss future plans and activities of their organisations and the network itself.
ASTRA members contribute to each issue of the bulletin with information from their countries, as well as information about their mother organisations' activities or relevant national and international events.
www.astra.org.pl /report_an.htm   (1022 words)

ASTRA has been involved in the activity of amateur rocketry, building and flying models of varying size and design for many years.
Rocketry is a medium which can be used as a research tool, flying prototype designs of space vehicle and launch configuration to test viability.
The only condition imposed for reproducing this material is that you acknowledge the source of the material.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /~portwin/ASTRA/Rocketry/rocketry.html   (999 words)

 ASTRA NETWORK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The human rights of women include their right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on matters related to their sexuality including sexual and reproductive health, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.
ASTRA and Center for Reproductive Rights, which were invited to consultative meeting with NGOs on 17 October 2005 The organizations had an opportunity to provide information to this body on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’ violations occurring within European Union Member States.
The organisers of Poznan event wanted to march trough streets  to protests agains all forms of discrimination including discrimination of sexaual minorities, but first they did not receive persmision for the event, and then after they decided to hold the even any way were violentely stoped by the Police.
www.astra.org.pl   (518 words)

ASTRA has been involved in a number of practical projects, including Amateur Rocketry, Astronomy, a satellite tracking station and Waverider re-entry vehicle.
In the past ASTRA has had a number of branches based in different parts of the country.
As a charity ASTRA is always pleased to welcome new members who are interested in supporting our aims and objectives.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /~portwin/ASTRA/astra_info.html   (762 words)

 Steinmetz Astra H Caravan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Steinmetz springs lower the Astra's centre of gravity, hence reducing its tendency to roll on cornering and allowing faster direction changes.
A large part of the sporting appearance of the Astra H is due to the Steinmetz alloy wheels available in two different designs.
The Steinmetz designers have worked on the new Astra with precision and dedication, and incorporated the dynamic centre line in their design.
www.germancarfans.com /tuners.cfm/tunerid/7050418.001/opel/1.html   (837 words)

 ASTRA Arizona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Arizona State Therapeutic Recreation Association (ASTRA) was founded in 1989 to represent the interests and aspirations of therapeutic recreation professionals in Arizona and surrounding southwest regions.
ASTRA is a chapter affiliate of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) and supports its definition of therapeutic recreation as the provision of treatment services and the provision of recreation services to persons with illnesses or disabling conditions.
The primary purposes of treatment services, which are often referred to as Recreational Therapy, are to restore, remediate, or rehabilitate in order to improve functioning and independence as well as reduce or eliminate the effects of illness or disability.
www.astra-tr.com   (174 words)

 Wyatt Technology Corporation: Software - ASTRA V
ASTRA V is the most comprehensive macromolecular characterization software package available today.
From flexible configurations to customizable graphs and reports, ASTRA makes it possible to do what you want.
For work in a regulated environment, ASTRA has been built from the ground up to comply with 21 CFR Part 11.
www.wyatt.com /solutions/software/ASTRA.cfm   (146 words)

 Hotel Astra - General information
The Hotel ASTRA*** is situated in Strasnice, a picturesque area of Prague.
While the hotel is within an easy reach of the highway, it is located in a quiet residential area only 300 meters from the underground station.
Each room has its own bathroom with either a shower or a bath, a hair dryer,a separate toilet, a satellite TV, a telephone with direct dialling and a radio.
www.hotelastra.cz   (153 words)

 Astra - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mixing modern alternative rock, a touch of 90's grunge, and a whole lot of new-school and old-school punk rock, Astra is constantly evolving.
Playing all over Michigan, Astra has developed a distinctive sound that can't help but be listened to and ultimately will draw you into the fold.
As of the end of the year the members of Astra will be moving on to new things.
www.astrapunks.com   (231 words)

 ASTRA: Increasing funding scientific research funding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ASTRA, The Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America, is a unique collaboration of interested organizations and individuals representing the physical and mathematical sciences and engineering.
Members of ASTRA include leading industries, professional societies and associations, universities, and individual scientists and researchers.
ASTRA members conduct policy research to educate the public about the linkages between scientific R&D funding and innovation, our standard of living, national security, and economic growth.
www.aboutastra.org   (121 words)

 Festival Mediterranea - Fourth Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
La Bohème, a perennial favourite with opera buffs, will be staged at Teatru Astra on Thursday 27th and Saturday 29th October 2005.
As is the custom, the Management of Teatru Astra will engage the services of first-rate singers to tackle the principal parts of the opera.
For Teatru Astra, the name of Joseph Calleja holds a special place and is an added bonus, for it is at this very theatre that Joseph Calleja made his debut in 1997 in the role of Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth.
www.mediterranea.com.mt /2005_boheme.htm   (315 words)

 ASTRA | Codes of Practice
ASTRA’s codes for narrowcasting radio cover general guidelines for programming, complaints handling and customer service, in the case of subscription services.
In addition ASTRA’s codes for narrowcast television also include classification and placement of programming.
Those operators who provide both broadcasting and narrowcasting programming are subject to both the narrowcasting and subscription broadcasting sets of codes.
www.astra.org.au /codes   (277 words)

The objective of A.S.T.R.A. is to provide an open forum for those interested in astronomy to explore all aspects of this fascinating science.
A.S.T.R.A. members celebrate the annual Perseid meteor shower with a picnic and star party on the Saturday closest to the peak of the shower, which occurs around August 12 each year.
A.S.T.R.A. owns two small telescopes of 6 inches and 8 inches aperture, with Dobsonian- type mountings; and a 5 inch aperture refractor with an equatorial mount.
astra-nj.org   (575 words)

 Home - American Specialty Toy Retailing Association
Reaching out to new consumers, ASTRA placed this ad in the 2005 Women’s Day Holiday issue due on stands in October.
ASTRA's Community Connection program takes publicity to new heights and makes it available to every business owner.
This is a monthly source of professionally written material, developed specifically to elevate a store as the source for reliable information about children, toys and play.
www.astratoy.org   (309 words)

 GM - GMability Advanced Technology: Opel Astra Diesel Hybrid Concept Demonstrates Easy Scalability of Innovative ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DETROIT (Jan. 10, 2005) – The Opel Astra diesel front-wheel drive concept vehicle, equipped with a two-mode full hybrid and the 1.7-liter CDTI engine, delivers up to 25 percent improved fuel economy while maintaining fun-to-drive performance.
As a packaging study, the Astra Diesel Hybrid demonstrates how hybrid components can be integrated into a compact car without compromising passenger comfort and the vehicle’s utility.
The Astra Diesel Hybrid is propelled by a powerful 92-kw (125-horsepower) 1.7-liter CDTI engine with a maintenance-free particulate filter and by two electric motors, rated at 30 kw and 40 kw, respectively.
www.gm.com /company/gmability/adv_tech/100_news/astra_011005.html   (688 words)

 6th ESA Workshop on Advanced Space Technologies for Robotics and Automation 'ASTRA 2000' - Final Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ASTRA 2000 will be held from December 5th to 7th, 2000, at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
ASTRA 2000 will build on the tradition of the previous five ASTRA Workshops.
ASTRA will provide an overview of technologies which are available or being developed in the ESA member states, or which should be included in future ESA-managed R&D activities.
www.estec.esa.nl /conferences/astra2000   (1651 words)

 Opel Astra GTC Unveiled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At market launch, the Astra GTC comes with a choice of five gasoline and three CDTI common-rail diesel engines with power outputs from 90 to 200 hp.
The three-door Astra was designed as a unique model based on the technology and equipment of the other Astra variants.
The Astra GTC is manufactured in Antwerp, Belgium, where the five-door model and the station wagon are also produced.
www.germancarfans.com /news.cfm/NewsID/2040817.002/opel/1.html   (886 words)

 ASTRA, Santorini Island, Greece - Discount Hotel Reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Book your hotel room at the ASTRA, Santorini Island with us and save up to 75% OFF normal room rates.
ASTRA, Santorini Island Description: The ASTRA apartments, built with the philosophy of offering luxurious hospitality, are traditionally furnished.
Hotel Astra is located in Imerovigli, on the rim of the caldera.
www.stayxs.com /new/booking/hotel_detail.asp?wsid=9&hhm_id=5479   (270 words)

 Fast Cars - Opel Astra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Opel Astra is the most populair car in The Netherlands (1-2000).
The new Astra was presented in 1997, it is the second Astra-model.
This Astra is called the G-Astra and has a special body kit.
www.geocities.com /viktorb77/astra.htm   (126 words)

 Astra Tech - System overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The most important factor for long-term esthetics and function is the health of the peri-implant bone and soft tissues.
The Astra Tech Dental Implant System is streamlined for simplicity and ease of use.
With the self-guiding components of the Astra Tech system, you have the flexibility to manage any clinical situation and to adapt to different challenges as they arise.
www.astratech.us /Main.aspx/Item/199928/navt/120/navl/56738/nava/56745   (228 words)

 Integrated Dealer Systems - Astra
Astra runs on both Windows NT and UniVerse platforms, and is widely used by industry leaders across North America.
Astra is a true multi-user system that is ideal for data management applications that require shared access of central files, records, transactions and reports.
Specialized seminars and technical communications are also available to help you fully maximize the potential of the Astra System.
www.ids-astra.com /name_astra.htm   (167 words)

 ASTRA - Web Development Services
Founded in 1994, ASTRA specializes in the development and maintenance of world-class enterprise and web-based applications.
ASTRA provides IT outsourcing services for organizations that are seeking to reduce the high cost of development but don't want to compromise on quality.
This allows organizations to focus money and resources on their core competencies, thereby enabling them to stay competitive in a global marketplace.
www.astra-mascon.com   (197 words)

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