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Thuraya Expands its GSM Roaming Coverage Across the Americas : 04/17/2013

DUBAI, UAE (April 17, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced that it has extended its GSM roaming coverage to 11 additional countries across the Americas in partnership with leading telecommunications providers, Claro and Telefónica. A subsidiary of América Móvil, Claro is the leading provider of telecommunications services in Latin America, operating in 18 countries across the Americas. Telefónica operates across 14 countries...

GMV Restructures its Space Business in the USA : 04/10/2013

Madrid, Spain / Rockville, MD (April 10, 2013) - GMV (, the private, multi-national firm based in Madrid, leading supplier of Commercial satellite ground systems in the world, is restructuring and selling its U.S. Institutional Aerospace business while retaining its Commercial Space business.

As part of this restructuring, GMV has established a new company, GMV Innovating Solutions, Inc. based in Rockville, MD to serve as the new GMV...

Thuraya Appoints Eric Béranger to its Board of Directors : 04/08/2013

DUBAI, UAE (April 8, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, announced today the appointment of Eric Béranger to its Board of Directors. Béranger will be occupying the Board seat recently vacated by Charles Moore of Lockheed Martin, who recently retired on March 14, 2013.

Ahmad Julfar, Chairman of Thuraya's Board said: "Thuraya is pleased to welcome Eric Béranger to our Board of Directors. Eric's enormous industry knowledge and...

Premier Issue of New Space Journal Launched at 29th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs : 04/08/2013

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (April 8, 2013) - New Space, the groundbreaking, peer-reviewed Journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, launched its inaugural issue at the 29th National Space Symposium being held April 8-11 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Spearheaded by Editor-in-Chief Professor Scott Hubbard from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University,...

ISU will Host the First “Galaxy Forum Europe 2013” on April 5, 2013 : 03/19/2013

STRASBOURG, France (March 19, 2013)The International Space University (ISU) and The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) organize the first "Galaxy Forum Europe 2013". This free, one-day, program exclusively for teachers and journalists will be devoted to Galaxy Astronomy and 21st Century Education in Europe. This event will be hosted by the International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, on April 5...

Aerojet Leads Investment in Unified Nexsys : 03/18/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2013) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its investment in Carlsbad-based company Unified Nexsys, Inc. closes the Series A funding round for the software startup.

Unified Nexsys manufactures software and hardware technologies that discover, configure and connect devices securely to Wide Area Network clients over any Internet Protocol-based networks. The streamlined configuration solutions enable real-time situational...

Aerojet Announces Successful Requalification of its Delta II AJ10-118K Second Stage Engine : 03/15/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2013) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its Delta II second stage engine, the AJ10-118K, successfully passed a requalification test of its ablative chamber at Aerojet's J4 altitude simulation test facility in Sacramento.

The intent of the requalification program was to replace the asbestos insulator material with a readily-available and environmentally-friendly alternative. The three-burn hot fire test simulated a "test-like...

Thuraya and OneAccess Announce Optimized Solutions for Broadband Connectivity On-the-Go : 03/14/2013

DUBAI, UAE (March 14, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and its Solution Partner OneAccess, a leading manufacturer of multi-service routers and Carrier Ethernet access devices today announced a strategic partnership that they will provide users of Thuraya IP terminals with three new customized solutions.

Ahmed AL Shamsi, Chief Technology Officer at Thuraya said: "Today's mobile worker, whether in the corporate or media sector,...

Aerojet SM-3 Block IB TDACS Completes Qualification Testing : 03/13/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2013) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that it completed Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) qualification testing with the successful altitude hot fire test for the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB program. The SM-3 program is managed by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and by prime contractor Raytheon.

The final TDACS qualification unit was altitude tested at Aerojet's Sacramento, Calif., headquarters. A...

Thuraya Opens Communcation Lines for Freelance Journalists Through its Thuraya IP+ Terminal : 03/13/2013

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (March, 13, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, in partnership with the Rory Peck Trust, a non-profit independent organization dedicated to the support, safety and welfare of freelance news gatherers, have come together to sponsor award-winning freelance journalist, Sebastian Meyer.

T. Sanford Jewett, Vice President of Marketing at Thuraya said: "Thuraya is proud to sponsor Sebastian and his work. In...


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