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Archive for November 7th, 2009

WGS-3 encapsulated in payload fairing

November 7th, 2009 by

The launch of the U.S. Air Force’s third Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) spacecraft moved another step closer. On 30 October, engineers completed the encapsulation procedure at the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Titusville, Florida.
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SSTL to help European students fly to the moon

November 7th, 2009 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to manage a pan-European student built mission to the Moon.
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ABS to buy Mabuhay assets

November 7th, 2009 by

Asia Broadcast Satellite Limited (ABS), Hong Kong, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Mabuhay Satellite Corporation (MSC), a Philippines-based operator and owner of communications satellite and satellite facilities.
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DirecTV Group, Inc. results Q3 2009

November 7th, 2009 by

The DirecTV Group, Inc. reported third quarter 2009 financial results.
Other Posts:Global space revenues top US$180 billion, reportEnergomash corruption scandal does not affect Atlas V launchesEutelsat Communications results FY 2007-2008SkyVision Picks iDirect To Pitch Satellite Capacity To VNO CustomersMultimax Joins Lockheed Martin Military Communications Support ContractPlanck instrument integration about to beginOndas Expands Senior Management TeamCom Dev To Launch U.S.-Based Operations

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Sirius XM Radio results Q3 2009

November 7th, 2009 by

Sirius XM Radio announced third quarter 2009 financial and operating results.
Other Posts:Arianespace signs contracts with EADS CASA, OerlikonThuraya 3 still waiting for better weatherHispasat SA results Q1 2009Army Gives Northrop Grumman $91 Million Contract To Supply GPS-Aided Laser Rangefinder SystemsIrdeto Introduces Prepaid SolutionHarris Partners With Lockheed Martin For Advanced EHF Terminal CompetitionThales Alenia Space Supplies Emergency Communications2008 Annual Teleport Awards for Excellence announced

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SSC, Iunctus Geomatics set up PrioraNet Canada

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The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and the Canadian company Iunctus Geomatics have jointly formed a new company PrioraNet Canada, which is to pursue business opportunities related to ground stations in Canada.
Other Posts:Boeing awards Ares I subcontracts to three small businessesRocketplane Kistler has new partner to replace OrbitalSUNY continues to use AMC-5 capacityTwo new launch contracts for ArianespaceLockheed Martin delivers SBIRS ground softwareFrequency Electronics Awarded Several Contracts from Department of DefenseOfcom sets deadline for ICO-PReseller Purchases Eagle Broadband System

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