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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Backlog in Launch Schedule for Military Comms Satellites Eases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of defense and intelligence systems at Hughes Network Systems, has said commercial satellite operators have expressed some concern over the schedule backlog in the launch of military communications satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. National Defense Magazine reported …

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NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA said Saturday the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 will launch aboard a ULA-built Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in …

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NASA Targets March 19 Launch Date for Orbital ATK’s 7th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — NASA looks to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft on March 19 for the company’s seventh commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Friday the spacecraft will be launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket …

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Air Force Launches Latest Lockheed-Built Missile Warning Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has launched the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) missile warning satellite that will work to perform infrared surveillance and provide global situation awareness to the U.S. and its allies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Space Based Infrared System GEO Flight 3 satellite was launched aboard …

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NASA to Launch Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft From Florida Launch Site

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — NASA is set to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in spring 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The spacecraft will be used for the seventh cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station, Daily Press reported …

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ULA to Support Air Force Launch Vehicle Configuration Under $269M Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $269.2 million contract modification to configure the Delta IV Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s launch vehicle production requirement for fiscal year 2017. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in Centennial, Colorado; Decatur, Alabama; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, through April …

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Johns Hopkins APL Launches CubeSat to Support Earth Radiation Imbalance Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory new CubeSat, was onboard the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket that launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 11th, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes will work to measure …

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DigitalGlobe Eyes Late October-Early November Launch Window for WorldView-4

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and its partners target the period between late October and early November to launch the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView-4 satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The team comprised of DigitalGlobe,  United Launch Alliance and the U.S. Air Force have postponed the launch in September …

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

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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