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Inmarsat and ThinKom Solutions agree on development plan for Global Xpress® Terminals : 09/16/2014

(16 September 2014) - Inmarsat, (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is beginning the second phase of Global Xpress® terminal development for the government and enterprise markets around the world through the signing today of a Memorandum of Arrangement (MOA) with ThinKom Solutions (ThinKom).

ThinKom is a leading provider of innovative, affordable, compact broadband antenna and product solutions for comms-on-the-move (COTM) applications. Its primary products...

Inmarsat partners complete Factory Acceptance and Over The Air Testing for land GX terminals : 09/15/2014

(15 September 2014) - Inmarsat, (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that its technology partners Paradigm Communications and Skyware Technologies have successfully completed Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Over The Air Testing (OTAT) of their Global Xpress® (GX) terminals.  Operating in the Ka-band, the Paradigm and Skyware terminals are designed for enterprise and government users, ranging from civil government and defence forces to banking and finance...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives Outstanding Achievement Award for its Role in Helping to Save Stranded Satellite : 08/20/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 20, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Electric Propulsion Technical Committee at the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics for its contribution to the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-1 (AEHF-1) Rescue Team. The team, which included two other aerospace companies and the U.S. Air Force, helped save the AEHF-1 military communications satellite and place it...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded Defense Contract for Large Scale Additive Manufacturing : 08/18/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug 18, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office for large-scale additive manufacturing development and demonstration. The contract will secure multiple large selective laser melting machines to develop liquid rocket engine applications for national security space launch services. Aerojet Rocketdyne and its subcontractors...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes CST-100 Work for Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Contract : 08/07/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 7, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, completed its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) commitment in support of Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft that will help open a new era of spaceflight and carry people to low-Earth orbit from American soil once again.

A CST-100 partner and team member since 2010, Aerojet Rocketdyne’s CCiCap work continued the development of the service module and launch abort propulsion system...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Fourth Successful Launch into Orbit in 30 Days : 08/02/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped successfully propel another, in a series of Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF military navigation satellites, into orbit today – the fourth launch in 30 days. The latest mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne launch vehicle propulsion included an RL10A-4-2 upper-stage engine, a...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of AFSPC-4 Mission : 07/29/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, supported yesterday’s successful launch of two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites into orbit to help detect and track space objects as part of the Air Force Space Command-4 (AFSPC-4) mission. The mission, which also carried an Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space (ANGELS) satellite into orbit, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air...

NanoRacks to Team with SSL for Potential Contract Awards Under the U.S. Air Force Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs) : 07/22/2014

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2014) - The United States Air Force has awarded a five year IDIQ contract opportunity to SSL under the Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs) in order to facilitate the placement of payloads designed for Geostationary (GEO) and Low-Earth (LEO) orbit.

NanoRacks is pleased to be one of the SSL LEO team services providers, utilizing its External Payload Platform as a test-bed for sensors and advanced electronics, located outside the International Space Station....

Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests 1 Newton Thruster for Green Propellant Infusion Mission : 07/15/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has successfully completed a hot-fire test on its flight-representative 1 Newton (1N) thruster at our specially designated green propellant facility in Redmond, Washington. The test is a key milestone leading to on-orbit testing of the Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM), which will demonstrate a “green” propellant, known as AF-M315E, in a space environment. AF-M315E is designed to...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Critical to Successful Antares Launch and Spacecraft Maneuvering : 07/13/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its dual AJ26 main engine system once again successfully boosted Orbital Sciences Corporation’s (NYSE: ORB) Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on the second operational Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission, carrying the Cygnus cargo logistics spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Liftoff occurred at 12:52 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility...

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