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Archive for August 28th, 2007

Canada To Expand Satellite Broadband Program

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The government of Canada will help fund a program to bring satellite broadband Internet service to 43 communities in the northern regions of Quebec, Manitoba and Ontario, the government announced Aug. 24. The government will contribute 20.7 million Canadian dollars ($19.9 million)…

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SpaceDev To Build Prototype Lunar Lander

August 28th, 2007 by

SpaceDev has been awarded a contract to build a prototype lunar landing vehicle for the International Lunar Observatory Association, the company announced Aug. 23. The spacecraft will conduct optical and radio astronomy from the surface of the moon as well as potentially engaging in commercial…

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Lockheed, Boeing Submit GPS 3 Bids

August 28th, 2007 by

Boeing and Lockheed Martin have submitted their proposals for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS 3 program, the companies announced Aug. 27. The contract is scheduled to be awarded…

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Spacehab Subsidiary Wins Payload Processing Contract

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Spacehab Inc.’s Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary received a contract to provide payload processing services for NASA’s Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 mission, Spacehab…

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Gas Station TV Partners With Hughes

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Bored consumers at the pump will have a new opportunity to watch news, local weather, advertising and entertainment provided via satellite to 20-inch LCD screens at gas stations around the country. Hughes Network Systems LLC will provide the digital signage satellite network for Gas Station TV…

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DataPath To Supply Satellite Terminals To Army

August 28th, 2007 by

DataPath Inc. was awarded a contract to provide field services to the U.S. Central Command hubs in Southwest Asia, the company announced Aug. 27. DataPath will deploy 32 Ku-band…

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