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Northrop’s Cygnus to Kick Off ‘SharkSat’ Tech Demo Upon Departure From ISS

Northrop Grumman Cygnus

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station and host a two-week demonstration of the SharkSat payload once it leaves the ISS. SharkSat is intended to test and demonstrate multiprocessor systems, digital receivers, integrated circuits and other electronic components to facilitate the development of a Ka-band software defined radio that could have potential applications in 5G, space-to-ground and space-to-space communications.

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Gulfstream Provides Specialized G550 Aircraft for Navy Telemetry Missions

General Dynamics‘ Gulfstream Aerospace subsidiary has delivered a telemetry-tailored G550 aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The aircraft is built to work with a set of sensors to help the service branch in performing telemetry range support operations, Gulfstream said Thursday. The specialized G550 also features a cabin designed to provide a suitable operational environment for the …

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LJT Secures NASA Contract Extension for Launch Range Operations Support

LJT & Associates has received a $54 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to continue to help NASA manage the space agency’s launch facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. NASA said Saturday that JLT will extend the company’s operations support at Wallops Flight Facility from Oct. 1, 2016 to March 31, 2018 under the “bridge” contract. Work covers radar, telemetry, logistics, tracking …

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Air Force Demos Boeing-Built Minuteman III ICBM with Test Re-Entry Vehicle

The U.S. Air Force’s Global Strike Command tested a Boeing-built Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system Monday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The military branch said Monday 341st Missile Wing airmen launched the unarmed Minuteman III with a test re-entry vehicle that contained a telemetry package during the operational test, the Air Force said Monday. The …

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Space Agency Orders Kratos Satellite Tracking Modems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been awarded a contract by South Asia-based space agency to provide telemetry, tracking and command modems for the customer’s satellite ground infrastructure. Kratos subsidiary RT Logic will produce integrated TT&C baseband modems for the customer agency to manage operation of its new and existing satellites, the company said Monday. RT …

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TeleCommunication Systems Unveils New Tracking Antenna System; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has introduced a new tracking antenna system intended for low-Earth orbit and medium-Earth orbit satellite missions. The deployable X/Y antenna system is built to support Earth observation, remote sensing, telemetry, tracking and control operations for tactical applications, TCS said Monday. Michael Bristol, TCS government solutions group president, said the company …

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QinetiQ NA, NVision Sign Telemetry Tech License Agreement

QinetiQ North America has signed a licensing agreement with geospatial technology firm NVision Solutions, where NVision will provide QNA’s telemetry components to customers, the Mississippi Business Journal reported Tuesday. The publication reports NVision has the right to further build and permit customers to use QNA’s SAKI technology, a modular electronic circuit …

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