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August 02, 2014, 01:17 am by SHAdmin | Views: 3625 | Comments: 0

Welcome to SatelliteHome, an online community where members may discuss from a wide variety of North American satellite related topics including satellite television, satellite radio along with other television sources such as OTA or IPTV.  SatelliteHome was founded in order to provide a friendly helpful atmosphere of members helping members without resorting to unnecessary heavy handed moderation...
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April 21, 2018, 01:50 pm by NewsHound | Views: 1 | Comments: 0

A test for Air Force space technology buyers: Fast prototyping

"Other transactions authorities" allow the Air Force to go faster to prototyping.
SpaceNews.com

            WASHINGTON — Two words that come up in every conversation about reforming military procurement: Fast. Prototyping.
“Instead of automatically defaulting to very large exquisite programs of record, we want to do more prototyping and experimentation,” said Lt. Gen. John Thompson, commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.
SMC is now at the center of a broad Air Force effort to expedite technology to the battlefield. A massive review is under way to entirely reorganize the center that oversees $6 billion a year in space procurements. In the near term, SMC is trying to accelerate projects through a space industry consortium that has a $100 million budget to start prototyping technologies such as ground-control software and small satellites.
At a news conference last week at the Sp...
April 21, 2018, 01:15 pm by NewsHound | Views: 2 | Comments: 0

Single space payload seeking shared condo, orbital slot

GEOShare, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary matching missions with orbital slots in an effort to boost satellite sales, has signed up over 150 missions and over 100 orbital locations, said Lon Levin, GEOShare president and chief executive.
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            COLORADO SPRINGS — GEOShare, a Lockheed Martin Space Systems subsidiary that matches missions with orbital slots in an effort to boost satellite sales, has signed up over 150 missions and over 100 orbital locations, said Lon Levin, GEOShare president and chief executive.
“I joke that we are like the Match.com of the satellite world,” Levin told SpaceNews during the 34th Space Symposium here.
After working quietly on the venture for two years, Levin said he was speaking publicly about GEOShare because it’s future looks promising.
“We are very enthusiastic about the prospects now because people are calling us up to say, ‘Can you match me with someone el...
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