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Archive for July 24th, 2007

Spacenet Names CFO

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Spacenet Inc. has named Michael Hughes CFO, the company announced July 23. A certified public accountant, Hughes…
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Orbital To Outfit Nashville Public School Bus Fleet With Tracking System

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Orbital Sciences Corp. has been awarded a $9 million contract to install a vehicle management system for tracking the fleet of buses operated by Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Orbital…
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EMS Completes AEHF Anti-Jamming Deliveries

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EMS Technologies Inc. has completed delivery of anti-jamming hardware to Northrop Grumman for installation on the payloads for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (EHF) satellites, EMS announced July 23. EMS Defense & Space…
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SBIRS Payload Passes Environmental Test

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The payload for Lockheed Martin’s first Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO) spacecraft has completed thermal vacuum testing, the company announced July 23. The test, performed by payload subcontractor Northrop Grumman…
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XM And Sirius Promise A La Carte Programming

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Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio are pledging to offer a pair of a la carte programming options as well as six other plans if their merger is allowed by the U.S. government, the companies announced July 23. One a la carte option would allow subscribers to choose 50 channels for $6.99, a 46…
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Bentley Walker Buys Hughes European Satellite System

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Bentley Walker, a U.K.-based satellite solutions provider, has purchased an HX System Network Operations Center as a compact satellite solution for smaller networks, Hughes Networks Systems announced July 23. The HX System’s bandwidth management features…
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