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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 &...

2009-11-20 10:30:00

NEWTON, N.C., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of 25 North American antennas to be manufactured by General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies for the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) astronomical observatory was recently installed at the ALMA Operations Site located high in the Chilean Andes. Traveling on a custom-built transporter from the ALMA Operations Support Facility at 9,500 feet above sea level, the 12-meter, 100-ton antenna made a 22-mile trek to the Array...

2009-10-27 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that Daniel Losada, senior director of Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will address the Airborne Networks Conference on November 5 in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Losada will discuss how commercial broadband satellite communications (SATCOM) can meet the networking needs of the military's C4ISR platforms, which...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two global leaders in highly advanced antenna technology - Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) and General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies - have teamed to pursue a 10-year program for the ground antennas that will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite -- R (GOES-R). Harris, an international communications and information technology company, is the prime contractor on the...

2009-09-09 08:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (DSEI Booth # 823, USA Pavilion) -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, today announced that its RF-7800B family of ruggedized Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite terminals has received "Type Approval" from Inmarsat, one of the world's leading provider of global satellite communications (SATCOM). Type Approval certifies the Harris terminals to operate over the Inmarsat...

2009-08-26 08:25:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAT Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISYS), and partner, TCI Corporation provided Radio Frequency (RF) clearance and deconfliction support for the 5th Biennial Unmanned Systems Demonstration on at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Webster Field Annex. This event featured live demonstrations of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) and Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) in an operational environment which...

2009-08-17 06:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md. and MONTREAL, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ --Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and Ultra Electronics Tactical Communication Systems (Ultra TCS), the premier global supplier of High Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS(TM)) radio communication systems, are demonstrating at LandWarNet 2009 their integrated "Never-Out-of-Touch" tactical communications solution. The solution combines the high reliability Ultra TCS HCLOS radio...


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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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