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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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.


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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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