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General Atomics to Provide Commercial Satellite Hosting Services for NASA Imager

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 4, 2018 — General Atomics will host a NASA space-based instrument on a commercial low-Earth-orbit satellite in support of a mission to study aerosols in the atmosphere to measure the radiance and polarization of sunlight, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Friday the company will provide ground system design, …

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SSL to Help Build Cyber Testing Simulation Platform for USAF Hosted Payloads; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Space Systems Loral will support Innoflight in efforts to develop a simulation environment that will work to host cybersecurity tests on U.S. Air Force payloads aboard commercial satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SSL said Sept. 19 the team will develop the simulation platform for the Space and …

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Airbus Awarded $127M German Armed Forces Satellite Comms Contract; Evert Dudok Comments

Airbus‘ defense and space business has received an estimated $127 million contract to provide commercial satellite communication services to the German armed forces through 2023. The German armed forces will use C- and Ku-band transponders for voice and data applications in Germany, between main overseas bases and for Navy vessels, …

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Orbital ATK Urges Congress to Resume Commercial Satellite Launches Using ICBM Rockets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) hopes that lawmakers will lift the 20-year embargo on using rockets from retired intercontinental ballistic missiles to launch commercial satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Tuesday the company has previously used engines from decommissioned ICBMs on its Minotaur rockets, which has …

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