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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Build Space Fence’s Ground System for Lockheed; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics Subsidiary to Build Space Fence’s Ground System for Lockheed; Chris Marzilli Comments

A General Dynamics C4 Systems subsidiary will design and manufacture ground structures and provide systems integration services to Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Fence program. The company… Read more »

Orbital Sciences Launches 3 Satellites for USAF Program; Christopher Long Comments

Orbital Sciences Launches 3 Satellites for USAF Program; Christopher Long Comments

Orbital Sciences Corp. has launched three satellites into space in an effort to help the U.S. Air Force gain situational awareness of man-made objects in Earth orbit. Two satellites took… Read more »

Planet Labs to Use TCS Antennas for Earth-Imaging Satellites; Michael Bristol Comments

Planet Labs to Use TCS Antennas for Earth-Imaging Satellites; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems will supply Planet Labs with the X/Y Tracking Antenna Systems to help track the Flock-1 Earth-imaging satellite constellation. TCS said Wednesday that features of the tracking antennas for the low-Earth orbit satellites… Read more »

Lockheed Awards General Dynamics $25M for GPS III Satellite Components

Lockheed Awards General Dynamics $25M for GPS III Satellite Components

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will build components for the network communications element on GPS III space vehicles seven and eight under a $25 million full-production contract awarded by Lockheed Martin…. Read more »

DigitalGlobe-MDA Team to Offer Satellite Data Tools; Jeff Kerridge, Don Osborne Comment

DigitalGlobe-MDA Team to Offer Satellite Data Tools; Jeff Kerridge, Don Osborne Comment

DigitalGlobe and MDA have combined their optical and radar satellite products to offer a common ground system for the defense and intelligence community. Jeff Kerridge, DigitalGlobe’s senior vice president for international… Read more »

Orbital Starts to Integrate Iridium NEXT Satellites; Scott Smith Comments

Orbital Starts to Integrate Iridium NEXT Satellites; Scott Smith Comments

Orbital Sciences has begun to integrate payloads for Iridium Communications‘ NEXT satellite constellation at an Orbital-run facility in Gilbert, Az. Orbital is responsible for assembling and testing NEXT low-earth-orbit satellites… Read more »

Eric Webster: Exelis-GeoMetWatch Team to Offer Weather Agencies Commercial Geo-Sounding Tech

Eric Webster: Exelis-GeoMetWatch Team to Offer Weather Agencies Commercial Geo-Sounding Tech

Exelis has partnered with GeoMetWatch to develop geostationary satellite sounding instruments that would retrieve atmospheric data for weather forecasting purposes. GeoMetWatch’s partner organizations will host Exelis-made sensors on weather monitoring… Read more »

Lockheed to Design Air Force Space Object Monitoring Tech; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed to Design Air Force Space Object Monitoring Tech; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $3.9 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force build technology for monitoring orbital objects and preventing satellite collisions. The company will design a… Read more »

Exelis Evaluates Air Force GPS Simulator Payload for Raytheon; Kevin Farrell Comments

Exelis Evaluates Air Force GPS Simulator Payload for Raytheon; Kevin Farrell Comments

Exelis has finished its factory acceptance evaluation work on a simulator software program that designed to replicate signal movements of GPS navigation satellites in space. The GPS III navigation payload will… Read more »

Exelis Designs NOAA Weather Forecast Satellite Imager; Eric Webster Comments

Exelis Designs NOAA Weather Forecast Satellite Imager; Eric Webster Comments

Exelis has built an image sensor for a weather satellite the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration intends to launch in 2016, aiming to give forecasters new data every 30 seconds…. Read more »

Boeing Puts Inmarsat Satellite Through Space Simulation Test; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Puts Inmarsat Satellite Through Space Simulation Test; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing has completed a system life tests on the first of three satellites the company is building for Inmarsat as part of a worldwide broadband service, with one satellite scheduled to… Read more »

Boeing Data Satellite Completes On-Orbit Tests; Craig Crooning Comments

Boeing Data Satellite Completes On-Orbit Tests; Craig Crooning Comments

Boeing has completed on-orbit tests for the first of a new group of satellites designed to link data communications between NASA control centers and spacecraft. The Tracking and Data Relay… Read more »

Navy to Launch Second Lockheed-Built MUOS Satellite

Navy to Launch Second Lockheed-Built MUOS Satellite

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy have scheduled a Friday launch for the second Mobile User Objective Systems communications satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The MOUS will fly… Read more »

Lockheed Solar Observation Spacecraft Lifts Off; Kenneth Washington Comments

Lockheed Solar Observation Spacecraft Lifts Off; Kenneth Washington Comments

A Lockheed Martin-spacecraft launched into space Thursday night for a two-year mission to survey the sun. The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph aims to help scientists study and analyze impacts of… Read more »

Boeing Hands Pentagon WGS Satellite 6, WGS-5 to Launch Wednesday

Boeing Hands Pentagon WGS Satellite 6, WGS-5 to Launch Wednesday

Boeing has delivered the sixth wideband global satellite communications spacecraft to the Defense Department in preparation for its scheduled launch in 2013. The company shipped the WGS-6 satellite from its… Read more »

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