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Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Lockheed Martin Powers on the First GPS III Satellite

DENVER, -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System IIIÂ-  satellites has turned on power to the system module of the program's first spacecraft, designated GPS III Space Vehicle One (SV-1). The milestone is a key indication the team is on track to deliver the first satellite for launch availability in 2014. The GPS III...

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Satellites

Space Systems/Loral-Built Satellite for Echostar Successfully Launched, Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the EchoStar XVI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a Proton Breeze M launch...

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Measurement Specialties' Temperature Sensors On-Board Landsat 8 Satellite
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Measurement Specialties' Temperature Sensors On-Board Landsat 8 Satellite

NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) launched Feb. 11 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission will provide additional information to the longest continuous data record of Earth's surface as viewed from space. On-Board the Landsat 8 Satellite will be NASA GFSC space qualified temperature sensors. The specific deployment of...

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Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone

NEWTOWN, Pa. - The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Position System III satellites has completed a key flight software milestone validating the software's ability to provide reliable and effective command and control for the GPS III satellites planned for launch into orbit. The GPS III program will affordably replace aging GPS satellites,...

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United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite Payload
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United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite Payload

Atlas V Rocket Processed at Launch Site in Just 27 Days CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) payload at 8:48 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41. This was the first of 13 ULA launches scheduled for 2013, the 35th Atlas V mission, and the 67th ULA launch. ULA and our...

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Communication Systems

EUTELSAT 21B Satellite in Full Commercial Service

PARIS - Longstanding 21.5degree(s) East orbital position takes on a new dimension Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the full entry into commercial service of the powerful EUTELSAT 21B satellite at 21.5degree(s) East. The seamless transfer of all traffic from the EUTELSAT 21A satellite was carried out overnight by Eutelsat's control centre, working in close...

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Successful Launch of EUTELSAT 70B Satellite by Sea Launch
Communication Services

Successful Launch of EUTELSAT 70B Satellite by Sea Launch

PARIS,Fr - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 70B satellite has been successfully delivered into orbit by a Zenit-3SL rocket operated by Sea Launch AG from the ocean-based Odyssey Launch Platform in international waters of the Pacific Ocean. Lift-off of the rocket carrying the 5.2 tonne satellite took place on Monday 3 December at 20.44 GMT/UTC. After a 1...

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Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

DENVER - The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed thermal vacuum testing for the Navigation Payload Element (NPE) of the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST). The milestone is one of several environmental tests verifying the navigation payload's quality of workmanship and increased...

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Portable Satellite Communications System aids disaster recovery.
Communication Networks

Portable Satellite Communications System aids disaster recovery.

Operating with Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) network, RapidSat700 providesÂ- complete solution for satellite communication deployment in emergency situations, first responder, and disaster recovery work and also accelerates access to voice and satellite data/internet access in remote areas. System supports data rates up to 492 kbps and provides WiFi connection up to...

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Fresh Air Intake Designed to Meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards
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Fresh Air Intake Designed to Meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards

Alan Manufacturing has a long history of developing innovative solutions for HVAC applications. With over 1,000 product designs under our belt, we have gained a reputation as the go-to source for HVAC dampers, hardware, duct supports, zone control systems, and much more. Adding to this extensive list of achievements we now announce the release of our new line of Fresh Air Intake products. Designed to meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards, they are the most robust and high-performance product of their kind. See our video to learn more.

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