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Archive for June 25th, 2008

Gilat appoints new Chief Financial Officer

June 25th, 2008 by

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced the appointment of Ari Krashin to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the company, effective immediately.

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NSR: Consumer satellite broadband to overtake broadband VSAT

June 25th, 2008 by

NSR LLC released findings from its latest report, “Broadband Satellite Markets, 7th Edition,” that indicate revenues from consumer satellite broadband services will overtake enterprise class broadband VSAT network services by 2013.

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Raytheon participates in key satellite payload trade study

June 25th, 2008 by

Raytheon Company said it has successfully completed a key satellite payload trade study with Northrop Grumman, the prime contractor for the Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS, formerly SBIRS Low).

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AEHF Flight 3 core propulsion module delivered

June 25th, 2008 by

The core propulsion module of the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite was recently shipped from Lockheed Martin at Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, and arrived safely at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California.

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Northrop Grumman completes LCROSS thermal vacuum testing

June 25th, 2008 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation said it successfully completed one of the most critical spacecraft environmental tests on NASA’s Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) two months ahead of schedule.

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Satmex signs agreement with SS/L for Satmex 7

June 25th, 2008 by

Satelites Mexicanos S.A.B. de C.V. (Satmex) announced that it has issued an Authorisation To Proceed (ATP) with the construction of Satmex 7 to Space Systems/Loral (SS/L). The new satellite will provide Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) in the Americas.

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