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GMV USA to Provide Engineering Analysis Archiving and Trending System to Next-Generation GOES-R Series Weather Satellites : 12/04/2012

ROCKVILLE, MD (Dec. 4, 2012) - GMV USA (, has been contracted by Harris Corporation to provide its flight proven software product for the ground system of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series, also known as GOES-R.

GOES-R is the next generation of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) geostationary weather satellites, scheduled to launch in 2015. Its mission will be to provide data for...

Shereen Hanafi Heads up Corporate Communications at Thuraya : 12/04/2012

DUBAI (Dec. 4, 2012) - Thuraya announced today that Shereen Hanafi has been appointed Director of Communications at Thuraya. In the newly created role, she reports to T. Sanford Jewett, Vice President of Marketing at Thuraya. She is responsible for the Company's global communications strategy including media relations and corporate communications.

Shereen brings nearly 15 years of experience in the fields of corporate communications, marketing and product management in satellite and...

GMV Named to World's “Top 50” Space Manufacturing and Service Companies : 11/21/2012

ROCKVILLE, MD. (Nov. 20, 2012) - GMV (, a multinational technology company with U.S. Headquarters in Rockville, Md. ( and the world's leading supplier of ground control systems for commercial satellites, has been named to Space News' "Top 50 List" of the world's largest space manufacturing and service companies. This is the third year GMV has made this industry-recognized list, illustrating...

Aerojet Announces Arrow Electronics Agreement : 11/20/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the signing of a multi-year master agreement with Arrow Electronics. The agreement covers procurement of approximately 65 percent of Aerojet's electronic component requirements.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions with 2011 sales of $21.4 billion. Arrow Zeus, its...

Thuraya Launches Industry Leading Mobile Broadcast Solutions for Media Sector : 11/15/2012

DUBAI (Nov. 15, 2012) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the certification of a suite of industry leading Solutions further enhancing its offer for the Media and Broadcast industry. At the heart of Thuraya MediaComms is Thuraya IP, which is the world's most compact satellite data modem, which is now fully compatible with the media industry's favored broadcast solutions including: Clipway, Livewire, Globecast, Streambox and Quicklink.

Mr. John Huddle, Head of Media...

Thuraya Recognized as the Satellite Communications Player of the Year at the ASBU BroadcastPro Middle East Award Ceremony : 11/14/2012

DUBAI (Nov. 14, 2012) - Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, today announced it was recognized as Satellite Communications Player of the Year by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) at the BroadcastPro Middle East 2012 Awards event held in Dubai on November 12. Thuraya was given the award for supporting Journalism on-the-move and providing connectivity to those who are putting their lives on the line to report on important events...

Freer Logic BodyWave Device Provides Control : 11/14/2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2012) - Controlling apps on your iPhone or Android via mind alone is now possible. Freer Logic's BodyWave® device provides control of apps on iPhone, Android, or PC via the ebb and flow of brain activity. A small wristband controls the apps and makes BodyWave truly unique. No intrusive or silly looking headset is required.

BodyWave uses Bluetooth technology to wirelessly transmit data to the phone or PC device. The wristwatch size device detects...

ISU and Florida Tech Make Their Partnership Official by Signing a Memorandum of Understanding at ISU : 11/14/2012

The initial acquaintance between ISU, the International Space University and Florida Tech, the Florida Institute of Technology took place in the summer of 2012. At that point in time, the ISU Space Studies Program (SSP) took place in Florida, making use of the outstanding modern Florida Tech facilities located on their lovely campus in Melbourne.

It became very quickly evident that, thanks to the closeness with the legendary Kennedy Space Center, there was a wealth of space knowledge at Florida Tech...

Thuraya Appoints Joseph R. Francis as Regional Director, North America to Support of Government Solutions : 11/13/2012

DUBAI (Nov. 13, 2012) - Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the appointment of Joseph R. (JR) Francis as its Regional Director, North America. Mr. Francis will be based in the U.S. and will oversee business development and solidify Thuraya's support of the Government market. His areas of focus will include operations, management and support of Service Partners and identification of new market opportunities.


Thuraya Shareholders Elect Mr. Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar as the Company's New Chairman and Dr. Daniel Ritz as a New Member of its Board of Directors : 11/06/2012

(Nov. 6, 2012) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the election of a new Chairman and the appointment of a new Member on its Board of Directors at the meeting on November 1st. Mr. Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group, joins as Thuraya's new Chairman of the Board (pictured, top right). Also elected to the Board during the meeting was Dr. Daniel Ritz, Group Chief Strategy and M&A Officer of Etisalat (pictured, bottom right...


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