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February 05, 2013
TeleCommunication Systems Receives Incremental Funding From US Army For SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems
Annapolis, MD (SPX) Feb 05, 2013
TeleCommunication Systems has received $3.4 million in incremental funding from the U.S. Army for equipment, field services support and maintenance of Secure Internet Protocol Router and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems equipment. News Facts: The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program is funding these procurements through the Army' ... read more
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Small Asteroid to Whiz Past Earth Safely
The small near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass very close to Earth on February 15, so close that it will pass inside the ring of geosynchronous weather and communications satellites. NASA's ... more

Ahmadinejad says ready to be Iran's first spaceman
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he is ready "to be the first man in space" under Iran's ambitious programme which aims to send a human being into orbit by 2020. ... more

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