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2014-09-09 16:21:14

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2014-07-30 23:08:06

Spaceflight to become first and only company to offer both rideshare launch services for free-flying spacecraft and ground-station communications in one bundled service. Seattle,

Newest Near Earth Network Antenna AS-3 Is Operational
2014-07-14 03:48:11

A ribbon-cutting ceremony near the base of the new NASA antenna within the Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) marked the official beginning for the Near Earth Network (NEN) asset.

2011-06-07 09:00:00

AURORA, Colo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) team successfully completed the third major communications upgrade at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, in support of future scientific and environmental satellite missions.

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2010-11-22 09:50:00

More than a dozen Near Earth Network engineers and support personnel from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, and Wallops Flight Facility in Va, will be packing their bags and spending their holidays far away from their families at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for the austral summer.

2010-06-23 06:36:25

NASA has selected LJT & Associates Inc in Columbia, Md, for the Range Operations Contract at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

2010-02-22 15:42:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) K-L program completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) and Production Readiness Review (PRR) in El Segundo, Calif. on Feb. 19.

2008-10-13 06:00:34

US-based ITT Advanced Engineering and Sciences has been awarded a seven-year, $1.2bn contract from Nasa to provide telemetry, tracking and command services for satellite communications.

2008-10-10 18:00:06

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced it has been selected by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions under the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) contract.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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