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New Military Communications Satellite Built by Lockheed Martin Launched Successfully

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., -- The first Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for the U.S. Navy, was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The MUOS constellation will replace the legacy Ultra High Frequency Follow-On (UFO) system and provide significantly...

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Lockheed Martin Delivers Second AEHF Satellite to U.S. Air Force for Upcoming Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced that it has delivered the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be readied for an April 2012 liftoff aboard an Atlas V launch vehicle. The AEHF system is the successor to the five-satellite Milstar constellation...

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First Hughes JUPITER(TM) Gateway Commissioned and Delivering High-Speed System Traffic

Major milestone paves the way to HughesNet Gen4 Services GERMANTOWN, Md. - Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that the JUPITER Gateway and user terminals have successfully completed their factory and field qualifications and are now operational, delivering high-speed, end-to-end system traffic over the AMC 15...

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SIS LIVE Selects Two Eutelsat Satellites to Boost Resources for Outside Broadcasting, Including Key 2012 Events

PARIS - SIS LIVE, operator of the largest satellite uplink fleet in Europe and the leading outside broadcast provider in the UK, is ramping up its access to permanent capacity on satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL). New contracts have been signed between both companies for significant capacity on the ATLANTIC BIRD 1 satellite and on W3C, Eutelsat's newest...

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Lockheed Martin-Built BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R Satellite Handed over to Japanese Customers

NEWTOWN, Pa. - The BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R broadcasting satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT) and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all spacecraft systems. The satellite is located at orbital location 110 degrees east and will provide service...

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Ball Aerospace-Built NPP Satellite Launched Successfully

NASA's Next Generation Earth Observation Satellite to Benefit Science & Weather Forecasting VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 - NASA's NPP satellite built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. was successfully launched into a sun-synchronous polar orbit this morning at 2:48 PDT (5:48 EDT). NASA's first Earth-observing satellite to measure both global climate and key weather data...

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Eutelsat's KA-SAT Satellite Proves Its Efficiency for Fast Video File Delivery

PARIS - The mobile facilities company Jackshoot is the first to deliver TV rushes over the KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) in order to bring the programme 'Live and Lost with Blackberry' to the UK's Channel 4 television station and YouTube. Jackshoot's location crew were able to deliver rushes and proxy files direct to Pulse Film's central London editing suite...

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Eutelsat's W3C Satellite in Full Commercial Service - New W3C and ATLANTIC BIRD 7 Satellites Inject Additional Resources and Flexibility Into Eutelsat's Fleet

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the full entry into commercial service of the powerful W3C satellite at 16degree(s) East. The transfer of all traffic, including over 480 television channels, onto W3C from the EUROBIRD(TM) 16, W2M and SESAT 1 satellites was completed this morning by Eutelsat's control centre, working in close collaboration with clients and providers...

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Eutelsat's ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 7 Satellite Goes Live, Boosting Resources and Reach at the Premier Video Neighbourhood in Middle East and North Africa

PARIS - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces the full entry into commercial service of its high-capacity ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 7 satellite one month after its launch to 7 degrees West. The transfer of all television channels onto ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 7 at 7 degrees West from the ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 4A satellite was completed in the early hours of October 23 by Eutelsat's control centre,...

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ViaSat-1 High-Capacity Satellite Launch Successful

Satellite now moving toward final geosynchronous orbital slot CARLSBAD, Calif. - ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has announced that International Launch Services has successfully launched ViaSat-1, the highest capacity satellite in the world. The Proton M launch vehicle lifted off from pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 11:48 am (PDT) October 19, followed by spacecraft separation from...

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