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ULA to Launch DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Sept. 26

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 imaging satellite will launch to space no earlier than Sept. 26 to capture panchromatic- and multispectral-resolution images of Earth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. United Launch Alliance said Sunday the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket has …

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Wiener Kernisan Promoted as President of Arianespace US Subsidiary; Stephane Israel Comments

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Wiener Kernisan, formerly vice president of sales and marketing at Arianespace‘s U.S. subsidiary, has been promoted to president of the Arianespace Inc. business effective Sept. 26. The France-based multinational company said Friday Kernisan will manage customer, industry and governmental relations at its Washington, D.C.-based operations as well as sales activities across the U.S. and Canada. Kernisan has nearly …

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Lockheed Postpones Initial Delivery of Air Force GPS III Satellites to December

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has found an issue with a component of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites and has postponed the first satellite delivery by four months in an effort to address the matter, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that the company has …

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Matt Desch: Data Quality to Drive Potential Customer Commitment on Iridium NEXT

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the Federal Aviation Administration will base its potential decision next year on the deployment of the Iridium NEXT satellite service based on the results of an ongoing cost-benefit analysis, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday the …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Completes Initial Design Review on AstroMesh Reflector

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2016 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has concluded preliminary design review on the AstroMesh radar antenna reflector for a joint satellite program between NASA and India’s space research organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said Tuesday Astro Aerospace conducted the review to move the program forward to detailed …

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Lockheed to Deploy Lunar Imaging CubeSat With 2018 NASA Orion Mission

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch a CubeSat lunar research satellite with Orion‘s Exploration Mission-1 in 2018 under a contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the SkyFire miniature satellite will be equipped with an infrared camera and work to capture images of …

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Lockheed Ships ‘Space Based Infrared System’ GEO 3 Satellite for Launch Prep

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the latest Space Based Infrared System satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch in October, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the SBIRS GEO Flight 3 satellite will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas …

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Intelligent Decisions Sells US Army Comms, Transmission Systems Assets to Tribalco; Michele Friedman Comments

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Intelligent Decisions has sold the company’s U.S. Army communications and transmission systems business assets to Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Tribalco after the Army Contracting Command approved the transaction. Tribalco said Friday the deal includes ID’s position as one of 12 awardees on a potential $4.1 billion U.S. Army contract vehicle awarded in September 2013 for …

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Leanne Caret: Boeing Considers ‘Bolt-On’ Acquisitions in Services Sector

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An official with Boeing (NYSE: BA) said the company plans to make smaller bolt-on acquisitions in the services sector in an effort to increase revenue of the firm’s defense, space and security business, Bloomberg reported Monday. Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Boeing plans to …

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Iridium Preps Launch of 1st NEXT Satellites Batch in September; Matt Desch Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has scheduled the launch of the first batch of Iridium NEXT satellites on September 12 following completion of assembly, integration and testing activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday contractors Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Thales Alenia Space …

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