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SBIRS GEO-3 payload delivered

December 23rd, 2013 by

The missile warning sensor for the third Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Orbiting (GEO) satellite completed final acceptance testing and was shipped to Lockheed Martin Space Systems company (LMSSC) in Sunnyvale, California, for final integration on 18 December 2013.Related Post:Ad Astra, NASA sign second collaborative VASIMR agreementNASA awards guidance, navigation and control contractNASA cuts number of 2007 shuttle missionsKhrunichev completes Nauka space station moduleLockheed Martin part of IRIS teamNorthrop Grumman selects Nallatech for multiple FPGA-based satellite platformFour companies compete for Landsat successorSpaceX and NASA to improve mission critical software systemsZemanta

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100th satellite equipped with Saft Li-ion batteries launched

December 23rd, 2013 by

Saft said the company achieved a milestone when the 100th satellite to use the company’s pioneering Li-ion battery technology launched earlier this month.Related Post:Ad Astra, NASA sign second collaborative VASIMR agreementNASA awards guidance, navigation and control contractNASA cuts number of 2007 shuttle missionsKhrunichev completes Nauka space station moduleLockheed Martin part of IRIS teamNorthrop Grumman selects Nallatech for multiple FPGA-based satellite platformFour companies compete for Landsat successorSpaceX and NASA to improve mission critical software systemsZemanta

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