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  • Northrop“™s Cygnus Spacecraft Arrives at ISS for 10th Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop“™s Cygnus Spacecraft Arrives at ISS for 10th Cargo Resupply Mission

    A Northrop Grumman spacecraft has reached the International Space Station for its 10th cargo resupply mission with NASA. The company said Monday the Cygnus spacecraft, also called “S.S. John Young,” transported 7.4K pounds of crew supplies and research materials to ISS after it launched Saturday from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia aboard an Antares rocket. ISS crew used the […] More

  • Northrop Targets Nov. 16 Launch for 10th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Targets Nov. 16 Launch for 10th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

    Northrop Grumman intends to launch on Friday, Nov. 16 its Cygnus spacecraft to deliver approximately 7.4K pounds of scientific equipment and crew supplies to the International Space Station. The scheduled liftoff of Cygnus from NASA“™s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia atop Northrop“™s Antares rocket will mark the company“™s 10th cargo resupply mission to ISS, the firm said Wednesday. […] More

  • Orbital ATK Confirms Al Yah 3 Satellite's Good Condition After Recent Deviation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Confirms Al Yah 3 Satellite’s Good Condition After Recent Deviation

    Orbital ATK has confirmed the Al Yah 3 commercial communications satellite’s good operational status, following a launch on Thursday wherein the unit entered an unplanned route. Al Yah Satellite Communications commissioned the satellite that was initially launched from Kourou, French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket, in aims to provide Ka-band coverage over Africa, Orbital ATK said Friday. “Based on […] More

  • Orbital ATK Brings Comms Satellite to French Guiana Ahead of January Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Brings Comms Satellite to French Guiana Ahead of January Launch

    Orbital ATK has transported a hybrid electric propulsion communications satellite built for Al Yah Satellite Communications to a launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, ahead of the system’s intended liftoff in January 2018. Orbital ATK said Thursday it built the GEOStar-3 satellite designated Al Yah 3 to help expand Yahsat’s commercial Ka-band services to approximately 600 million […] More

  • Yahsat Seeks to Expand Y1B Satellite Broadband Services Via Hughes-Built VSAT Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Yahsat Seeks to Expand Y1B Satellite Broadband Services Via Hughes-Built VSAT Platform

    Al Yah Satellite Communications has placed an order for the Hughes Network Systems-built very small aperture terminal in an effort to expand Yahsat“™s broadband services and other offerings delivered through its Ka-band Y1B satellite. The Hughes-built Jupiter System is a VSAT platform that integrates the DVB-S2X air interface standard through the company“™s second-generation system-on-a-chip, a very large […] More

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