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January 18, 2013
Lockheed Martin Completes Work on US Navy's Second MUOS Satellite
Sunnyvale CA (SPX) Jan 17, 2013
Lockheed Martin has completed required system testing on the second satellite in the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), designated MUOS-2. The satellite has been placed in storage to await its scheduled launch date in July 2013. The MUOS constellation will provide significantly improved and secure communications for mobile warfighters, including simultaneous voice, video and data services - similar to the capabilities experienced today with smart phones. The first MUOS satellite, lau ... read more
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Amazonas 3 in Kourou for Ariane 5 year-opening launch campaign
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China to launch 20 spacecrafts in 2013
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Soyuz rockets will be taking Americans to ISS
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Hughes Awarded Order by EPA for Satellite Broadband Services
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China promotes Beidou technology on transport vehicles
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NASA Engineers Resurrect And Test Mighty F-1 Engine Gas Generator
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Orion Teamwork Pays Off
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NASA's Robotic Refueling Demo Set to Jumpstart Expanded Capabilities in Space
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Operators use JLENS for IED warfare simulation
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Raytheon supports 40 years of Fleet defense through AEGIS system development
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