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Old Satellites May Be Repurposed By DARPA
2013-01-22 20:41:31

[ Watch the Video: Phoenix Program Demonstration of Latest Advances ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One new satellite repurposing program could bring old satellites out of retirement, giving them a new goal as they remain in orbit. DARPA said on Tuesday it is developing a new program for the old satellites that hurdle through space 22,000 miles above the Earth. The goal of the Phoenix program is to fundamentally change how space systems could be...

2011-07-28 00:01:01

Contract awarded from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) to mZeal Communications and Integral System to work on the System F6 concept. Fitchburg, MA., (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 mZeal Communications, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a $1.2M prime contract with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to construct the Mission-Aware Network Architecture for Small-Satellite Adaptive Systems (MANASSAS). MANASSAS was competitively selected by DARPA within...

2011-07-12 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $2.4 million in funding by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and integrate an information architecture for wireless small module satellites. BBN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The award is part of the System F6 program and will support secure real-time communications among satellite modules. The goal of the F6 program is to replace...

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