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2011-04-18 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Alenia Space has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to develop, test and support integration of payload application software for the Iridium NEXT satellites. Thales Alenia Space is the prime contractor for Iridium NEXT, the next-generation satellite constellation being designed, built and launched for Iridium Communications Inc., (Nasdaq: IRDM), of McLean, Va.

2011-02-23 14:46:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Australia and U.S.-based General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have signed a long-term strategic teaming agreement to cooperate in the Australian ordnance market.

2010-12-20 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified a safety-critical avionics system that includes a DO-254/ED-80-certifiable version of Altera's Nios® II embedded processor.

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2010-09-29 12:35:00

European countries will soon need to decide if they wish to keep working on an ATV space truck upgrade.

2010-09-28 07:00:00

FULLERTON, Calif., Sept. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales-Raytheon Systems Co. LLC, a U.S. company, is leading a team of industry experts to respond to the United States Marine Corps' Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) request for proposal.

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2010-09-20 08:32:16

A new golden age of sailing may be about to begin – in space.

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2010-09-16 07:20:24

On Wednesday, ESA held the first IXV Industrial Workshop.

2010-08-10 22:26:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAKR Engineering, Inc., a privately held company, today announced that Thales Alenia Space (TAS), the Iridium NEXT prime contractor, has awarded the communication processor for the Iridium NEXT constellation to SEAKR Engineering.

2010-06-09 08:15:00

PARIS, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, announced today that it has selected Thales Alenia Space to build a 40-transponder Ku-band satellite enabling a 50% increase in capacity operated at its 21.5degrees East location in geostationary orbit.

2010-06-02 00:33:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) today announced its comprehensive plan for funding, building and deploying its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.


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