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2009-07-16 07:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced that Intelsat Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, has selected Boeing to build four telecommunication satellites that will refresh and add new capacity to Intelsat's global satellite fleet. This contract is the first order for Boeing's 702B satellite series. Financial details were not disclosed. The 702B, an evolution of the Boeing 702 satellite, offers...

2009-03-19 09:19:00

U.S. Dept. of Commerce NTIA Hosts Series of Public Meetings to Explore Implementation of Broadband Technology Opportunities Program GERMANTOWN, Md., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite network solutions and services and a board member of SIA, today announced that Dean Manson, senior vice president and general counsel at Hughes, will represent the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) on a panel at the Broadband Technology...

2008-11-13 09:00:25

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, today reported results for the three-month and combined nine-month periods ended September 30, 2008(i). Intelsat, Ltd. reported revenue of $598.5 million and a net loss of $179.3 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008. The company also reported Intelsat, Ltd. EBITDA(ii), or earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation and amortization, of $406.3 million. New Bermuda Adjusted EBITDA(ii) was $474.0...

2008-11-12 09:00:12

ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has received a subcontract modification from The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for the Family of Advanced Beyond-line-of-sight Terminals (FAB-T) program. As part of the Boeing team, ViaSat is developing protected communication equipment that is designed to provide the U.S. Government with secure strategic and tactical communications. This award, valued at just over $28 million, adds additional technical requirements and hardware units to the ViaSat subcontract....

2008-11-05 18:00:15

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, today shared its expertise on ensuring telecommunications connectivity among the nations of the Pacific. David Ball, Intelsat's Vice President for the Asia-Pacific region addressed attendees of the "Ensuring Pacific Connectivity" meeting at United Nations Headquarters this afternoon. At this forum, Ball outlined the existing opportunities for the private sector to help this region address challenges such as...

2008-11-03 12:00:20

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After 32 years of serving ships at sea and scientists at the South Pole, an aging communications satellite owned by Intelsat Ltd. has been retired. The Marisat-F2 satellite, manufactured by Hughes Aircraft Inc. and launched in 1976, had only a five-year design life, yet until the end, the communications payload continued operating within its original specifications, Intelsat engineers said. Once dubbed "The Little Satellite That Could," Marisat-F2 is...

2008-10-22 09:00:30

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2008 (GLOBE 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 has entered into a three year, fully secured $100 million revolving credit agreement led by J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and syndicated among six of the world's largest banks. "We are pleased to close this financing despite the current market challenges,"...

2008-10-21 12:00:14

Hughes Network Systems has announced that its Brazilian operating entity, Hughes do Brasil, will implement services on new Ku-band capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy-28 satellite to meet demand for its HughesNet broadband services across Latin America. According to Hughes, with the capacity of the G-28 satellite, it will intensify its efforts in the South American markets, offering its customers the company's portfolio of HughesNet solutions and services, including backup of MPLS networks,...

2008-10-20 15:00:24

PALO ALTO, Calif. Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications and the leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it has been awarded a contract for a high-power spacecraft, from one of the world's premier satellite operators. The satellite will be based on the space-proven 1300 platform, which has the flexibility to support a broad range of applications, and is designed to provide service for 15 years...

2008-10-20 09:00:17

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that its Brazilian operating entity, Hughes do Brasil, will implement services on new Ku-band capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy-28 satellite to meet growing demand for its HughesNet broadband services across Latin America. According to Delio Morais, president of Hughes do Brasil, "The Galaxy-28 satellite offers us strategic...


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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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