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2008-10-09 09:00:13

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has been awarded an additional order valued at approximately $2.97 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) terminals from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego. The order augments the $59 million Lot 9 delivery orders previously announced, received by ViaSat as part of the MIDS annual Lot procurements. This new Lot 9 add-on is for LVT(11) ground-based Low Volume Terminals. The MIDS LVT(11) variant is identical...

2008-09-17 12:00:26

WARSAW, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- TS2 Satellite Technologies (http://www.ts2.pl/) has completed the tender documentation for JCC-I/A and a satellite network project for the Marines bases in Afghanistan. The government contract concerns establishing and maintaining full communications in new locations for all soldiers stationed there during next two years. The USA is going to transfer 4.5 thousand Marines from Iraq to Afghanistan as early as at the beginning of 2009. "We were among the...

2008-09-09 12:00:29

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that Arqiva Limited, a global specialist in satellite and media, signed a multi-year contract for Intelsat capacity at 1 degree West. Arqiva will use the capacity to distribute both DTH and cable programming throughout Europe as well as support new MPEG-4 HD channel distribution. The 1 Degree West Neighborhood The 1 degree West neighborhood, one of the fastest growing platforms for video...

2008-09-08 21:00:21

MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax-AVN) - The U.S. telecom satellite Galaxy- 19 will be put into orbit on September 23 under the Sea Launch program. "The high-power satellite will service clients in North America, Central America and the Caribbean," the Sea Launch Company website said. The satellite will join the Intelsat cluster. The previous Intelsat satellite was also delivered to orbit by a Zenit-3SL rocket from the Odyssey launch platform. The Galaxy-19 will be the fifth satellite...

2008-09-05 15:00:08

Intelsat, a provider of commercial satellite services, has announced that SkyVision Global Networks, a provider of internet services over satellite and terrestrial fiber optic systems, has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for C- and Ku-band transponder services on its IS-4 satellite, located at 72 degrees east. Jean-Philippe Gillet, regional vice president for Europe and Middle East at Intelsat, said that Intelsat's competitive strength in providing a satellite infrastructure...

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...


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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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