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Intelsat General Awarded Air Force Contract to Study Commercialization of Satellite Control Network

By |December 19th, 2014|

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 19:58BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Intelsat General Corp. (IGC) is one of four companies awarded a contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) to study the viability of using commercial facilities and operations expertise for the tracking, telemetry and command (TT&C) of government satellites. The goal of the contract, known as the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) Commercial Provisioning (CP) study, is to provide USAF Space Command with a detailed plan for leveraging commercial TT&C facilities and capabilities to substantially reduce operations and maintenance costs while enabling the government to meet national security space objectives and warfighter operational needs. The USAF has stated that a future space concept of operations could include a mix of government and commercial command and control networks. […]

New Training Simulator Debuts at Schriever

By |December 19th, 2014|

The SST is the right 21st Century solution to our training needs," said Col. John Shaw, the 50th Operations Group [...]

Braxton Orbital Analysis Software Contract

By |February 28th, 2014|

Braxton Technologies, LLC today announced a one and a half-year contract with Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems to supply Orbital Analysis Software for Boeing 702MP, 702HP and geomobile satellites. This system will augment Boeing’s extensive suite of orbital analysis software tools for transfer orbit and station keeping operations. This contract creates six jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Pleasanton, California. […]