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Third Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Now Climbing to Orbit on Its Own Power

Third Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Now Climbing to Orbit on Its Own Power

GPS III SV03 increases number of secure Military Code (M-Code) enabled satellites in GPS Constellation to 22 total DENVER, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful launch this afternoon, the third Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built GPS III satellite is now headed to orbit under its own propulsion. The satellite has separated from its rocket and is using onboard power to climb to its...

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Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking

Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking

Experimental nanosat payload developed in nine months tests new software-defined mission, on-board multi-core processing and orbital cloud communications DENVER, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era of space-based computing is now being tested in-orbit that will enable artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud networking and advanced satellite communications in a robust new...

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Second Lockheed Martin-Built Next Generation GPS III Satellite Responding to Commands, Under Self-Propulsion

Second Lockheed Martin-Built Next Generation GPS III Satellite Responding to Commands, Under Self-Propulsion

First GPS III Satellite Successfully Completes On-Orbit Testing Denver, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force's second next-generation GPS III satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), is responding to commands, under control and now using its own internal propulsion system to get to orbit following its successful launch this morning. At about 11:01 a.m. ET, Air Force and...

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Orbit Ships 45th Gaia™ Compact Ground Station

Orbit Ships 45th Gaia™ Compact Ground Station

Innovative and simplified approach to ground stations provides a unique new capability for the quickly growing LEO and MEO services segments Logan, Utah, Aug. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading global provider of satellite-tracking ground-station solutions and airborne and maritime communications, announced today at the Small Satellite Conference...

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Innovative Communications Satellite Built by Maxar's SSL for PSN Successfully Performing Post-launch Maneuvers

Innovative Communications Satellite Built by Maxar's SSL for PSN Successfully Performing Post-launch Maneuvers

Advanced Satellite improves broadband connectivity in Indonesia, features rideshare service and next-gen electric propulsion PALO ALTO, CA, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - SSL, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), and a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, announced today the Nusantara Satu communications satellite, built for Indonesian satellite...

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MDA, a Maxar Company, Announces Successful Launch of Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

MDA, a Maxar Company, Announces Successful Launch of Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

Three MDA-built Earth observation satellites will work together to bring solutions to key challenges for Canadians MONTREAL, QC --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MDA, a Maxar company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), announced today that the three RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) satellites developed by MDA for the Canadian Space Agency are performing according to plan. The satellites launched this morning...

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All-Electric Maxar 1300-Class Communications Satellite to Deliver Broadcast Services for Eutelsat Customers

All-Electric Maxar 1300-Class Communications Satellite to Deliver Broadcast Services for Eutelsat Customers

EUTELSAT 7C is performing according to plan after launch WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) today announced that the all-electric EUTELSAT 7C communications satellite, built for Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, is performing according to plan. This press release features multimedia. View the full release...

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Ball Aerospace Successfully Commissions Small Satellite, Begins On-Orbit Testing of Green Fuel

Ball Aerospace Successfully Commissions Small Satellite, Begins On-Orbit Testing of Green Fuel

Ball Aerospace is the primary contractor for NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission Boulder, Colo., July 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace has officially commissioned NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) and begun on-orbit testing of a non-toxic, high-performance propellant. GPIM launched on June 25, 2019 at 2:30 a.m. EDT on board a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. We are...

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