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2008-09-04 15:00:26

Orbcomm, a satellite data communications company, has appointed Susan Saadat as its new senior vice president of operations. Ms Saadat will focus her efforts on all aspects of Orbcomm's operational processes, including customer service, technical support, service assurance, application development, subscriber communicator development and type approval, as well as development of internal development projects. Ms Saadat has more than 20 years of experience in the satellite industry. Most...

2008-08-21 12:01:14

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) today announced that it has been selected by Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, to design, build and deliver the Intelsat-18 (IS-18) commercial communications satellite. The satellite will be based on Orbital's flight-proven STAR-2 platform and will generate approximately 4.9 kilowatts of payload power. The IS-18 satellite will carry 24 C-band transponders to cover the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and 12...

2008-08-13 12:00:46

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that NPR (National Public Radio) signed a multi-transponder, multi-year contract renewal for satellite capacity to support the distribution of public radio programming across the United States. NPR operates the Public Radio Satellite System (PRSS) on behalf of all public radio stations and program distributors. Through this satellite infrastructure, more than 32 million devoted listeners will continue to...

2008-08-13 12:00:46

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that OlympuSAT, a multimedia company, turnkey service provider and distributor, signed a multi-year, multi-transponder deal with Intelsat to continue to distribute its bouquet of programming to millions of U.S. cable, satellite and other video providers. Under the terms of the contract, OlympuSAT has renewed and expanded its capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy 23 satellite located at 121 degrees West....

2008-08-13 09:00:50

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, today reported results for the three-month and combined six-month periods ended June 30, 2008(i). Intelsat, Ltd. reported revenue of $584.9 million and a net loss of $82.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2008. The company also reported Intelsat, Ltd. EBITDA(ii), or earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation and amortization, of $490.4 million. Following the completion of financing activities...

2008-08-11 00:00:26

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn Bhd has delayed the launch of its latest satellite, MEASAT-3a, due to a technical issue at the launch site. The satellite was due to be launched on August 21, the company said in a statement released in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. It will announce a new launch date later. It did not elaborate on the technical issue. However, the spacecraft will be brought back to the manufacturer's facility in Dulles, the US, for repair. Orbital Sciences is the manufacturer of...

2008-08-01 18:00:14

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMI) today announced, pursuant to the requirements of the TSX Venture Exchange, that it has granted options to purchase 50,000 common shares of C-COM to an officer of C-COM. The stock options were granted pursuant to the terms of C-COM's stock option plan and are exercisable at $0.285 per share. This grant forms part of a total remuneration package. Stock option grants are subject to necessary regulatory approvals. About C-COM Satellite Systems,...

2008-08-01 09:00:51

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (Nasdaq:LORL) and the world's leading provider of high-power commercial satellites, today announced that it delivered a satellite for Intelsat, the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, to Sea Launch Home Port in Long Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, July 30. Galaxy 19 is the fifth satellite that SS/L has shipped this year. "At SS/L we are...

2008-07-21 15:00:23

PHOENIX, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc., a provider of commercial satellite communications systems, today announced that it has completed one year operations of an advanced cellular communications system for Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC). MTC offers mobile telephony services in Kuwait and is currently one of the leading mobile operators in the Middle East with over 3.4 million customers across the region in Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon....

2008-07-21 12:00:51

BREGENZ, Austria, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite broadcast directly after the opening of the festival on 23 July 2008, from 1:30 - 1:50 p.m. (British Summer Time BST (= London Time) / 8:30 - 8:50 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time EDT (= New York City Time) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080721/314531 ) Pre-Cut TV Material by Satellite Downlink The Bregenz Festival will make footage available to television stations for the purpose of media coverage of the festival. The...


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2012-03-24 10:11:14

This was the first flight of Endeavour. Endeavour launched on May 7, 1992 at 7:40 PM EDT and Landed at Edwards AFB on May 16 at 1:57 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 141 times at an inclination of 28.35 degrees at an altitude of 195 nautical miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes, and 38 seconds. A satellite was moved to a corrected orbit using three spacewalks. A fourth spacewalk was conducted as practice for assembling Space Station Freedom. The INTELSAT VI (F-3) satellite,...

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