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2014-09-14 23:02:21

Satellite Service Leader Continues Impressive Track Record of Empowering Decision Makers Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider has announced the next installment in the industry leading GlobaFone Education Series. On Monday September 22, 2014, CEO Lou Altman will present the very popular ‘SatCom Solutions 101’ a free webinar at 2:00 PM eastern time. Register early here "For many, satellite communications remain a...

2014-09-08 04:21:28

AERZEN, Germany, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Onlime announced today a new three year contract with Telesat for Telstar 11N Ku-band capacity linking Europe and Africa. Onlime has Ku-Band coverage over the whole of Africa and the Telstar 11N footprint over the western part of sub-Saharan Africa is an important part of the jigsaw. Onlime started with pre-launch capacity on the satellite and has seen demand grow steadily over the past five years. Onlime delivers both SCPC...

2014-08-14 12:20:36

NEWTON, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems SATCOM Technologies received a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and build the ground structures and integrate the mechanical systems for the U.S. Air Force Space Fence program. The new advanced ground-based radar system will enhance the way the U.S. detects and tracks more than 100,000 orbiting objects in space and increase the ability to prevent space-based collisions. The improved situational awareness...

2014-07-01 08:22:08

PALO ALTO, CA, July 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a multi-mission communications satellite to Spanish satellite operator HISPASAT Group. The satellite, Hispasat 1F will be used for a broad range of services in Europe and the Americas. "Hispasat 1F is the third satellite that SSL will build for HISPASAT and we are pleased to welcome our colleagues back to our facility," said...

2014-06-25 12:22:32

General Dynamics-built radio telescope antennas give scientists a microscopic view of the universe that is thousands of light years away. NEWTON, N.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, a part of General Dynamics C4 Systems, will build and install a 100-ton, 12-meter (40-foot), submillimeter-wavelength radio telescope antenna for the new Large Latin American Millimeter Array (LLAMA) observatory. The LLAMA project is a joint venture between...

SpaceX Delays Falcon 9 Launch Two Days In A Row
2014-06-24 06:30:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online UPDATE: June 24, 2014 (6:30 a.m.) In order to allow more time to fix ongoing technical issues, SpaceX announced that it would push back Tuesday’s scheduled Falcon 9 launch by at least a week. In an online flight update, the space transportation company said that it would be “taking a closer look at a potential issue identified while conducting pre-flight checkouts” prior to Sunday’s aborted launch, and would use...

2014-06-10 08:21:22

RESTON, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Light(TM) Communications, LLC (LLC) today announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) relating to LLC's Global Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial All Optical Network(TM) technology. LLC and DISA have entered into the agreement to establish a cooperative research and development effort to assess the potential use of an all-optical, laser-based medium earth orbit (MEO)...

2014-05-20 08:40:55

HX System to Power High-Speed Internet Service in Schools and Communities GERMANTOWN, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract for an HX broadband satellite system and terminals by HISPASAT Colombia, a subsidiary of Spanish satellite operator HISPASAT, to power delivery of high-speed satellite Internet service as part of Colombia's...

2014-05-16 16:20:51

Facilitates more mobile devices per plane and more data throughput CARLSBAD, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Installations of broadband services for civil and commercial aircraft are supporting a larger number of mobile devices in-flight, making the cabin networks and associated satellite systems quite complex. To help streamline those installations, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) and Satcom Direct are integrating ViaSat Yonder(®) service with Satcom Direct's first hardware...

2014-04-07 23:04:49

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Military Communications Market – (SATCOM Terminals, Commercial off The Shelf (COTS), Military Communication Security, Tetra Radio, JTRS, Software Defined Radio, Radio Communication, Tactical Communication) – Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis (2014 – 2019)” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Geographic dispersion of military units leads to the introduction of various communication tools, products, and services for fast...


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2012-03-10 08:40:54

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 16 at 6:59 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 127 times at an altitude of 185 nautical miles at an angle of 28.5 degrees and travelled 3.3 million miles. The mission lasted 7 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 56 seconds. The Canadian communications satellite TELESAT-H (ANIK), attached to Payload Assist Module-D (PAM-D) was deployed into geosynchronous orbit on flight day two. On the...

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