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Archive for August, 2006

NGA Deploys Mobile Unit In Support Of FEMA

August 31st, 2006 by

The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) deployed its newest geospatial intelligence mobile system Aug. 28 in support of Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) preparations for Hurricane…

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Lockheed’s Missile Warning Satellite Passes Test

August 31st, 2006 by

Lockheed Martin has completed a test of the first Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous-orbit (GEO) satellite, the company announced Aug. 30. The test of the GEO-1 spacecraft verified operation of the satellite’s electrical power, command and…

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SES Americom Wins Contract From West African Gas Pipeline

August 31st, 2006 by

SES Americom has been awarded a multi-year contract by West African Gas Pipeline Company Ltd. (WAPCO), SES announced Aug. 29…

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Brunei’s RTB Leases Capacity On Asiasat 2

August 31st, 2006 by

Radio Television Brunei (RTB) signed a lease agreement for the use of C-band capacity on the Asiasat 2 satellite, Asia…

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Ryanair Announces In-Flight Mobile Access For Airline Passengers

August 31st, 2006 by

Ryanair and Onair announced Aug. 30 a deal calling for Ryanair’s entire fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft to be fitted with Onair’s onboard mobile-communications product. The Mobile Onair allows passengers to make and receive calls…

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Worldspace Sets Plan To Retain Stock Listing

August 31st, 2006 by

Worldspace Satellite Radio will sell additional shares of the company to its largest stockholder, Yenura Pte. Ltd., allowing Worldspace to retain its listing on the Nasdaq market, Worldspace announced Aug. 30. Nasdaq notified Worldspace Aug. 24 that it did not meet the $50 million minimum market value needed…

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