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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 »

DRS Terminal Certified to Access Pentagon Wideband Satellites

DRS Terminal Certified to Access Pentagon Wideband Satellites

DRS Technologies has received a certificate from the Defense Department that allows users of the company’s mobile on-the-move terminal to operate and access the agency’s communication satellites in the Global… Read more »

Lockheed Wraps Up GPS III Design Review; John Frye Comments

Lockheed Wraps Up GPS III Design Review; John Frye Comments

Lockheed Martin has wrapped up a design review phase for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III program, which aims to have 32 satellites in orbit to provide military, commercial and… Read more »

Harris, Iridium Launch Aircraft Tracker Tech JV; Don Thoma Comments

Harris, Iridium Launch Aircraft Tracker Tech JV; Don Thoma Comments

Harris Corp. and Iridium Communications have formed a joint venture to develop a new satellite-mounted aircraft tracker for the airline industry and potentially the U.S. military as well. Aireon LLC will… Read more »

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