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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...

2008-10-15 15:00:18

Intelsat, a Bermuda-based provider of commercial satellite services, has announced that US-based Mobil Satellite Technologies has signed a multi-year contract for satellite capacity that will enable the network operator and communications provider to expand its services offering throughout the US, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean. According to Intelsat, Mobil Satellite Technologies (MST) uses capacity on its Galaxy 26 and Horizons 2 satellites to provide broadband connectivity for...

2008-10-14 09:00:32

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that it signed a multi-year extension to its agreement with space segment, television production and transmission service provider, VISTA Satellite Communications, Inc. Intelsat provides VISTA domestic and international satellite capacity through Intelsat's industry-leading Galaxy and IS satellite fleet, which serves broadcasters throughout the globe. VISTA distributes syndicated programming for the...

2008-10-14 09:00:32

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that Mobil Satellite Technologies has signed a multi-year contract for satellite capacity that will enable the network operator and communications provider to expand its services offering throughout the United States, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean. Mobil Satellite Technologies uses capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy 26 and Horizons 2 satellites to provide broadband connectivity for its...

2008-10-13 15:00:23

Space Systems/Loral, a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications, has won a contract to manufacture a new spacecraft from Luxembourg-based satellite network operator SES. SES Sirius 5 is a multi-mission satellite which will operate in both Ku and C frequency bands delivering high performance and coverage for direct-to-home broadcasting, broadband, point-to-point, and VSAT services in Europe and Africa. Based on Space Systems/Loral 1300 satellite bus, which provides the flexibility for...

2008-10-10 15:00:07

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) has completed final testing on the SES New Skies NSS-9 commercial communications satellite, the company announced today. Orbital's engineering team completed all pre-shipment procedures late last week for the NSS-9 satellite, which will be stored at the company's Dulles, VA facilities until the company is notified of the launch date. Orbital stated that the spacecraft was designed, manufactured and tested in approximately 22 months from the start of the...

2008-10-10 00:00:28

Intelsat Nick Mitsis, +1 202-944-7044 nick.mitsis@intelsat.com or Office des Postes et Telecommunications de Polynesie Francaise Maui Sanford, +689 414500 maui.sanford@opt.pf Logo: http://www.intelsat.com Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, announced today that Office des Postes et Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT) signed a multi- transponder contract for capacity on Intelsat's new satellite, IS- 18. The contract, which spans...

2008-10-09 12:00:32

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, announced today that Office des Postes et Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT) signed a multi-transponder contract for capacity on Intelsat's new satellite, IS-18. The contract, which spans the 15-year expected life of the satellite, expands the services currently provided to OPT on Intelsat's IS-701 satellite. Recognizing OPT's need for more robust coverage of its region, Intelsat designed the Ku-band beam...

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...


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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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