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SpaceX Signs Launch Agreements With Asia Broadcast Satellite And Satmex
2012-03-16 02:44:46

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has signed contracts with Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) and Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex) for two launches aboard SpaceX´s Falcon 9 rocket. “This announcement marks SpaceX´s first launch contract in Mexico. It is also the second launch contract in Asia that we have signed in the last month,” said Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO and Chief Technology Officer. “We are very pleased to have SpaceX, the world´s...

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2012-03-14 09:45:36

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), a non-governmental space launching company operated by entrepreneur Elon Musk, has signed up two more customers for launches on its Falcon 9 rockets, the company announced on Tuesday. Asia Broadcast Satellite and Satélites Mexicanos, also known as Satmex, hired SpaceX for two launches to deliver a total of four telecommunications satellites into orbit before the end of 2015. “Asia and Latin America represent two of the...

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2012-03-14 09:22:59

Aerospace and defense plane builder Boeing announced Tuesday that it won a contract to manufacture four “all-electric” satellites -- a technological breakthrough that the Seattle, Washington-based company said would help cut costs in the competitive satellite industry. Boeing, investing a lot of time and money into its 702SP satellite over the past two years, said the new satellites will be a smaller version of that one. The contract will boost the company℠s commercial...

2010-12-20 12:05:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it has received a contract for approximately $1 billion from the government of Mexico to deliver an end-to-end satellite communications system. The system, known as MEXSAT, will consist of three satellites, two ground sites, associated network operations systems and reference user terminals. MEXSAT will provide secure communications for Mexico's national security needs, as well as enhanced coverage for...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.