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2013-03-21 08:36:49

JUPITER(TM) 2/EchoStar XIX capacity will exceed 150 Gbps, powering continued growth of HughesNet® service in North America GERMANTOWN, Md., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services and a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, today announced at the SATELLITE 2013 Conference that it has selected Space Systems/Loral (SSL) to build what will be the world's highest capacity...

2013-03-21 08:21:38

JUPITER(TM) 2/EchoStar XIX to provide 50 percent more throughput than EchoStar XVII launched last summer PALO ALTO, CA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it has been selected by Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), a wholly owned subsidiary of  EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) to build what will be the world's highest capacity broadband satellite--JUPITER 2/EchoStar XIX.  The new Ka-band...

2013-02-11 12:20:12

PALO ALTO, CA, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the Amazonas 3 multi-mission satellite, designed and built for HISPASAT Group, was launched on February 7, 2013 and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle provided by Arianespace from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French...

2013-01-18 16:20:19

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized an $87.1 million guarantee of a loan extended by Credit Agricole and other European lenders to Hispasat Canarias S.L.U., a Hispasat S.A. (Hispasat) subsidiary based in Madrid, Spain, that will finance the assembly and purchase of a satellite to be manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital) of Dulles, Va. (Logo:...

2013-01-16 12:21:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed required system testing on the second satellite in the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), designated MUOS-2. The satellite has been placed in storage to await its scheduled launch date in July 2013. The MUOS constellation will provide significantly improved and secure communications for mobile warfighters, including simultaneous voice, video and data services - similar to the...

2013-01-08 12:20:21

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has completed and delivered the software waveform for the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS). The new waveform will enable military satellite communications terminal providers to deploy equipment that takes full advantage of enhanced MUOS capabilities. A next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system, MUOS will provide significantly improved and secure communications capabilities,...

2013-01-07 12:20:28

DENVER, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the core structure for the first in a series of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s next-generation geostationary weather satellites to the company's Mississippi Space and Technology Center on NASA's Stennis Space Center where it will undergo propulsion system integration. The rigid external structure of the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R),...

2012-12-19 12:21:08

PALO ALTO, California and BERN, Switzerland, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) and Sea Launch AG (Sea Launch) today announced that the Independent Oversight Board (IOB) formed to investigate the solar array deployment anomaly on a satellite launched in the spring of 2012 has successfully reached a unanimous conclusion. The IOB, which was comprised of three highly regarded industry experts, worked with a comprehensive team of engineers from both SSL and Sea...

2012-11-22 20:20:04

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the EchoStar XVI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), was launched November 20, 2012 and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle provided by International Launch Services (ILS) from...

2012-11-21 12:24:43

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, today announced that the EchoStar XVI satellite built by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) was successfully launched and placed into geostationary transfer orbit by International Launch Services (ILS). The ILS Proton Breeze M rocket lifted off Nov 21 at 12:31 a.m. local time (Nov 20 at 1:31 p.m. EST) from the Baikonur...