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Image 1 - All Systems Go For Next Communication Spacecraft
2011-11-22 04:27:46

The most recent evaluations of NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) project confirmed all systems go for a third generation upgrade of the orbiting communications network.

2011-03-04 11:00:00

NASA awarded the option for the Space Network Expansion-East to General Dynamics C4 Systems.

2010-06-28 07:26:47

Satellite supported important research and medical missions in Antarctica for more than a decade.

2010-06-26 07:14:56

After a long and successful career providing communications support, NASA's groundbreaking Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) 1 is retiring.

2010-06-24 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a five-year, $140 million contract by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) to modernize the ground segment of the satellite communications network used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

2010-06-17 11:37:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a seven-year contract by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center for the Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment (SGSS) project.

2010-06-16 07:29:28

NASA has awarded the Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment project contract to General Dynamics C4 Systems of Scottsdale, Ariz.

2010-02-22 15:42:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) K-L program completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) and Production Readiness Review (PRR) in El Segundo, Calif. on Feb. 19.

2009-10-14 11:20:00

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a rocky start and then a stellar 26-year performance, NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite - 1 (TDRS-1) is scheduled for decommissioning on October 28.

2009-07-22 10:35:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's desire to provide outstanding communications support for the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other unmanned spacecraft moved closer to this goal in July when agency officials approved critical elements for the next generation of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites, TDRS K and TDRS L.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO )Christopher Scolese, NASA's Associate Administrator,...

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