• Brazil space station open for small satellite business

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Brazil is ready to launch small commercial rockets from its space base near the equator as soon as it agrees to safeguard U.S. technology that is dominant in the industry, the Brazilian Air Force officer managing the space program said on Friday.
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  • Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force satellite contract

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    DENVER - The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.
    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said in a Friday statement the satellites, known as GPS 3 Follow-On, "will provide greater accuracy, and improved anti-jamming capabilities, making them more resilient."
    Chip Eschenfelder, a spokesman for Lockheed Martin Space, says the satellites will be built at the company's Waterton campus in the Denver suburb of Littleton.
    The Air Force says the first GPS IIIF satellite could be ready for launch in...
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  • Lockheed wins contract for U.S. Air Force GPS satellites

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Air Force said on Friday it had chosen Lockheed Martin to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites worth up to $7.2 billion, part of a major effort to modernize the GPS constellation of satellites.
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