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2010-08-25 12:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received an $80 million contract from Harris Corporation to design, manufacture and install six new 16-meter antennas and upgrade four 9-meter satellite communications antennas. Supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) new GOES-R program, the antennas will enable critical command, control, telemetry and sensor data communications between satellites and ground stations....

2010-08-06 01:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it has received a contract from Inmarsat to build three Ka-band satellites to add to Inmarsat's current mobile satellite services fleet. Financial details were not disclosed. The fixed-price contract, with options, calls for three 702HP commercial spacecraft with 89 Ka-band beams that will operate in geosynchronous orbit with flexible global coverage. The new satellite series, called Inmarsat-5,...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, announced today that it will participate in the Army Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop, which is an adjunct event to LandWarNet 2010 and hosted by the Satellite Industry Association (SIA). Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division at Hughes will participate in a panel discussion on...

2010-06-17 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes will participate as a speaker at the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Network Services Conference. Mr. Bardo will serve as a panelist with other satellite industry executives to discuss how federal agencies can benefit from using...

2010-05-17 09:25:00

NASHUA, N.H., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. is pleased to announce that on May 13, the company won the 2010 Smaller Business Administration of New England's (SBANE) Award for Innovation for the creation of the KA-10, also known as the Windmill Suitcase Portable Receive Suite (SPRS). Windmill was one of 8 total companies recognized with SBANE's annual Innovation Award. A total of 162 companies were nominated. Designed and developed by Windmill's Tactical SATCOM...

2010-04-29 09:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered a cutting-edge communications system module for the second satellite in the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) program. Supporting ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM), MUOS will provide assured communications, including simultaneous voice, video and data, for mobile warfighters. Designed and built by Lockheed Martin in Newtown, Pa., and delivered to the company's...

2010-01-26 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced it will participate in the 4th Annual Satellite Industry Association's (SIA) Navy SATCOM Users' Workshop. This event allows members of the U.S. Navy and maritime-related forces and the satellite industry to learn about the growing satellite communications needs of the Navy and its partners. Members of industry also present...

2010-01-20 09:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has successfully mated the first Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite's high-performance communications system module with the propulsion core at its facilities in Sunnyvale, Calif. Supporting ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM), MUOS will provide assured communications, including simultaneous voice, video and data, for mobile warfighters. The MUOS system...

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2009-12-02 08:28:05

Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) engineers have completed all environmental and performance testing on the TacSat-4 COMMx payload. This completes the entire TacSat-4 spacecraft as the spacecraft bus was completed in May 2008. The launch date was fall 2009, however it was moved to August 2010 because of Minotaur-IV technical issues and changing DoD mission priorities. TacSat-4 is a Navy led joint mission to augment current satellite communications (SATCOM) capabilities and to advance...

2009-12-02 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, announced today that it will participate in the Satellite Industry Association's (SIA) Department of Defense (DoD) Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop. This annual event brings together government and military leaders, as well as commercial satellite providers in the public sector market. WHO: Dan Losada, senior director of the Defense &...


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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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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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