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New Commercial Imaging Spacecraft Progressing at Lockheed Martin as IKONOS Satellite Achieves 13 Years in Operations

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is making steady progress in a key test phase on GeoEye's (NASDAQ: GEOY) next-generation, high-resolution imaging satellite, GeoEye-2, as IKONOS, the world's first commercial remote sensing spacecraft marks 13 years of outstanding services for GeoEye's customers around the globe. Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company is developing GeoEye-2 under a...

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Miscellaneous Software

GNSS Signal Creation Software enables Galileo testing.

Signal Studio for GNSS software (N7609B) features real-time and basic mode capabilities designed to let engineers simulate Galileo signals for receiver testing and addressÂ- manufacturing test market needs. Capability comprising Advanced Galileo real-time mode and Scenario Generator for Advanced Galileo lets users perform multi-satellite simulation for European Galileo system. It...

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Satellites

ATK to Feature Small Satellite Products and Launch Capabilities at the 2012 AIAA/USU Small Satellite Conference

Expanded Product Line of Small Satellite Spacecraft Platforms On Display ATK Launch Vehicle Capabilities Also Highlighted for Small Satellite Missions ARLINGTON, Va. - ATK (NYSE: ATK) will display a variety of its small satellite products, launch capabilities and programs as an exhibitor at the 2012 26th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites in Logan, Utah. The conference will be held at...

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ATK Introduces Expanded Product Line of Small Satellite Spacecraft Platforms
Satellites

ATK Introduces Expanded Product Line of Small Satellite Spacecraft Platforms

Affordable, Dependable Bus Design Complements Growing Market Demand for Small, Agile Spacecraft ATK A" Series Meets Wide Range of Mission Applications from Microsatellites to On-Orbit Satellite Servicing ARLINGTON, Va. -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced an expanded product line of small, agile satellite buses designed for a wide range of missions in civil, national security and commercial...

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Satellites

Ball Aerospace's STPSat-3 to Fly Solar TIM Instrument for NOAA

BOULDER, Colo. - Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will integrate the Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM), to fly aboard the STPSat-3 spacecraft built for the US Air Force (USAF). A cooperative agreement between NASA, NOAA and the USAF will allow the TIM instrument to catch a ride on STPSat-3 to be launched in 2013. This TIM instrument was originally intended to fly as a space shuttle Hitchhiker...

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Communication Systems

Lockheed Martin Completes on-Orbit Testing of First U.S. Navy MUOS Satellite

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has completed on-orbit testing of the first Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, designated MUOS-1, paving the way for the U.S. Navy's multi-service operational test and evaluation phase in preparation for the start of operations in August 2012. The successful on-orbit checkout of this revolutionary satellite is a...

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Communication Systems

Lockheed Martin-Built JCSAT-13 Satellite Begins Service for SKY Perfect JSAT of Japan

NEWTOWN, Pa. - The JCSAT-13 telecommunications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for SKY Perfect JSAT of Japan, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all spacecraft systems. JCSAT-13 is required to meet a 15-year design life and is located at 124 degrees east longitude. JCSAT-13 carries an all Ku-band payload comprising 44...

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Satellites

Lockheed Martin-Built VINASAT-2 Satellite Begins Service for Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group

NEWTOWN, Pa. - The VINASAT-2 telecommunications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) of Vietnam, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all spacecraft systems. VINASAT-2 will join VINASAT-1 to form a satellite network, helping to improve the business capabilities, safety...

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Modems

Hughes and Lemko Corporation Demonstrate High-Speed Wireless 4G/LTE Video Calls Over Satellite Backhaul

Integrated Solution Eliminates Latency Issues; Ideal for Military and Public Safety GERMANTOWN, Md. - Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has successfully demonstrated wireless 4G/Long Term Evolution (LTE) transmissions over satellite backhaul at download speeds of over 10 Mbps and upload speeds of 786...

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Satellites

Lockheed Martin Commercial GEO Satellites Surpass 1,000 Years In Orbit

NEWTOWN, Pa. - The Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) commercial geostationary (GEO) communications satellite fleet has achieved a significant milestone by accumulating 1,000 years of in-orbit operations. JCSAT-13, built for SKY Perfect JSAT, and VINASAT-2, manufactured for Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group, were successfully launched May 15 and are the 100th and 101st satellites in the Lockheed...

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