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2014-08-14 12:20:36

NEWTON, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems SATCOM Technologies received a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and build the ground structures and integrate the mechanical systems for the U.S. Air Force Space Fence program. The new advanced ground-based radar system will enhance the way the U.S. detects and tracks more than 100,000 orbiting objects in space and increase the ability to prevent space-based collisions. The improved situational awareness...

ATV’s Fiery Break-up To Be Recorded From The Inside
2014-07-17 03:16:59

ESA As ESA’s remaining supply ferry to the International Space Station burns up in the atmosphere, its final moments as its hull disintegrates will be recorded from the inside by a unique infrared camera. An ESA-led team designed and developed the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) Break-Up Camera in just nine months in order to make it on board in time. Working at breakneck pace, the team designed, built and tested both the camera and the Reentry SatCom capsule to work like an...

2014-07-08 08:39:01

New HX based terminals suitable for global military operations GERMANTOWN, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, has recently teamed with Tampa Microwave to embed their HX-based modem into the Tampa Microwave ManPack family of small tactical satellite terminals. The terminals range in size from 45cm to 1.3m and feature WGS and FIPS compliant Hughes HX technology that can support X, Ku-...

2014-06-25 12:22:32

General Dynamics-built radio telescope antennas give scientists a microscopic view of the universe that is thousands of light years away. NEWTON, N.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, a part of General Dynamics C4 Systems, will build and install a 100-ton, 12-meter (40-foot), submillimeter-wavelength radio telescope antenna for the new Large Latin American Millimeter Array (LLAMA) observatory. The LLAMA project is a joint venture between...

2014-06-10 08:21:22

RESTON, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Light(TM) Communications, LLC (LLC) today announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) relating to LLC's Global Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial All Optical Network(TM) technology. LLC and DISA have entered into the agreement to establish a cooperative research and development effort to assess the potential use of an all-optical, laser-based medium earth orbit (MEO)...

2014-05-21 08:34:00

German Television News Station, N24, Utilizes ATEME Technology in Live Broadcasts Around the World COLOGNE, Germany, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (ANGACOM, Kolnmesse, Hall 10.2, Booth #K19) ATEME, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry, announced today that SATCOM, a German service provider for satellite transmission and outside broadcast (OB) vans, has selected ATEME's Kyrion encoders to upgrade its satellite news-gathering (SNG) and OB vehicles...

2014-05-16 16:20:51

Facilitates more mobile devices per plane and more data throughput CARLSBAD, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Installations of broadband services for civil and commercial aircraft are supporting a larger number of mobile devices in-flight, making the cabin networks and associated satellite systems quite complex. To help streamline those installations, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) and Satcom Direct are integrating ViaSat Yonder(®) service with Satcom Direct's first hardware...

2014-04-07 23:04:49

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Military Communications Market – (SATCOM Terminals, Commercial off The Shelf (COTS), Military Communication Security, Tetra Radio, JTRS, Software Defined Radio, Radio Communication, Tactical Communication) – Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis (2014 – 2019)” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Geographic dispersion of military units leads to the introduction of various communication tools, products, and services for fast...

Neosat Boosting Europe’s Telecommunications By Satellite
2014-02-21 10:39:01

ESA ESA is forging ahead with the Neosat next-generation satcom platform, planning the first flights within five years. The goal is for European satellite builders to capture at least half of the world’s satcom market in 2018–30 through innovation and efficiency, generating €25 billion in sales. The contract for Phase-B of Neosat was signed today by Magali Vaissiere, ESA’s Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, and Eric Béranger and Bertrand Maureau for...


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2012-03-10 09:09:46

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 26, 1985 at 7:29 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on December 3 at 1:33 PM PST. The shuttle orbited 109 times at an altitude of 225 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 2.8 million miles. Three communications satellites were deployed: MORE LOS-B (Mexico), AUSSAT-2 (Australia) and SATCOM KU-2 (RCA Americom). MORELOS-B and AUSSAT-2 were attached to the Payload Assist Module-D motors, SATCOM KU-2 to a...

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