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Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Successful Launch of Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force : 05/17/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17, 2014 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has supported the successful launch of the sixth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF military navigation satellite into orbit today. The GPS IIF-6 satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida by a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV medium rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included an RS-68 booster engine, an RL10B-2 upper stage engine and multiple spacecraft...

Global Design Contest Challenges Engineers and Students to Create the Future : 05/16/2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The 12th annual “Create the Future” Design Contest ( sponsored by COMSOL and Mouser Electronics, along with Intel® and Analog Devices, and produced by Tech Briefs Media Group is now open and runs through July 1, 2014. Create an innovative new product idea that benefits society and the economy for the opportunity to receive global recognition and a cash prize of $20,000.


Launchspace - Proud Co-Sponsor of the Space Foundation’s New Generation Space Leaders Program : 05/15/2014

Bethesda, MD. (May 15, 2014) — Launchspace training activities for space professionals date back to 1970.  This year, Launchspace is taking its corporate philosophy of presenting training courses for professional development to the next level by supporting the Space Foundation’s “New Generation Space Leaders” initiative and engaging the younger members of the space professional family.

“There is nothing more rewarding nor important than assisting young space...

Inmarsat to Provide Free Global Airline Tracking Service : 05/12/2014

0700 BST, Monday 12 May 2014 – In advance of the conference on aircraft tracking being hosted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal on Monday 12th May, Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications safety services, today confirmed that it has proposed to ICAO a free global airline tracking service over the Inmarsat network, as part of the anticipated adoption of further aviation safety service measures by the world’s...

Production Ramps Up on Advanced EHF Fifth, Sixth Payloads With Northrop Grumman’s Delivery of 36,000-Plus Integrated Circuits : 05/07/2014

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (May 7, 2014) - More than 36,000 integrated circuits fabricated by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force’s fifth and sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites are allowing production to ramp up on a broad scale for both payloads.

Each payload contains some 18,000 high-frequency Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) for frequency conversion, amplification and switching. They are integrated throughout...

Inmarsat Government Increases Its Presence on Social Media with Launch of LinkedIn Page : 05/06/2014

Herndon, VA (May 6, 2014) – Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to the U.S. public sector, announced that it has launched its corporate LinkedIn page as part of its social media strategy to enhance communication with individuals, business and government organizations. The launch of the LinkedIn page follows the company’s previously established blog – the FrontPage.

“With the Inmarsat Government LinkedIn page, we now...

EaglePicher Technologies Closing in on 2 Billion Cell Hours in Space without a Mission Failure : 05/01/2014

JOPLIN, Mo. – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, (EPT), a leading supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial and grid energy storage markets, announced today that it is merely weeks away from reaching a major milestone.

When the United States entered the Space Race in 1958 by launching the Explorer 1 satellite, EaglePicher batteries were on board. Since then, EPT has contributed to every major US space...

Toffler Associates Chosen as a Top 10 Aerospace Tech Consulting Firm by CIO Review Magazine : 04/29/2014

Toffler Associates (, a leading strategy consultancy, announced that it has been named one of the “10 Most Promising Aerospace Tech Consulting Providers” by CIO Review magazine.

According to CIO Review, “In the last few months, we have looked at hundreds of aerospace providers and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges of the aerospace industry. We have looked through vendors having the...

The SI Organization to Acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solution Group : 04/22/2014

CHANTILLY, Va. (April 22, 2014) - The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group (QNA/SSG), a leading provider of differentiated, engineering services and solutions to the U.S. Federal Government. The combination of the SI and QNA/SSG brings together two highly complementary companies, each a recognized leader in systems engineering and integration, engineering services and solutions,...

Inmarsat Aids in Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 : 04/14/2014

Malaysia's Ministry of Transport has published an article detailing how Space Foundation Corporate Partner Inmarsat helped pinpoint the southern corridor flight path taken by Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

It reports that Inmarsat informed the Ministry on March 13 that routine automatic communications between the Inmarsat satellite and Malaysia Airlines flight 370 could be used to determine several possible...


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