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NASA's Artemis Rover to Land Near Nobile Region of Moon's South Pole

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:57pm

In 2023, NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole to map and explore the region's surface and subsurface for water and other resources.

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  • In 2023, NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole to map and explore the region's surface and subsurface for water and other resources.
  • The Moon's South Pole is one of the coldest areas in our solar system.
  • Data from these and other missions helped scientists conclude that ice and other potential resources exist in permanently shadowed areas of the Moon near the poles.
  • VIPER's currently planned trajectory allows the rover to visit at least six sites of scientific interest, with additional time to spare.

NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:11pm

Live launch coverage will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. PDT), on NASA Television, the NASA app , and the agency's website , with prelaunch and science briefings beginning Friday, Sept. 24.

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  • Live launch coverage will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. PDT), on NASA Television, the NASA app , and the agency's website , with prelaunch and science briefings beginning Friday, Sept. 24.
  • Landsat 9 will join its sister satellite, Landsat 8, in orbit in collecting images from across the planet every eight days.
  • On launch day, "mission audio," the launch conductor's countdown activities without NASA TV launch commentary, will be carried on 321-867-7135.
  • Stay up to date on the latest mission activities, interact with NASA and USGS team members in real-time, and watch the launch of the ULA Atlas V rocket that will boost Landsat 9 for its journey into orbit #Landsat.

2021 Benchmark Study of Two Critical Enhancements to the Uplink Performance of 5G NR, Specifically Uplink 256QAM (UL-256QAM) and uplink MIMO (UL-MIMO) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:17pm

The "5G NR Benchmark Study Vol 18: Enhanced Uplink Features" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "5G NR Benchmark Study Vol 18: Enhanced Uplink Features" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Publisher conducted a benchmark study of two critical enhancements to the uplink performance of 5G NR, specifically uplink 256QAM (UL-256QAM) and uplink MIMO (UL-MIMO).
  • The publisher tested these features in the T-Mobile 5G NR Band n41 Standalone (SA) commercial network in Buena Park, California.
  • Although network trac is primarily in the downlink direction, the uplink performance is becoming more important due to user-generated content.

The Passive House Network Announces Launch of Introduction to Passive House Trades Course

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Passive House Network (PHN) announced today the launch of the Introduction to Passive House Trades course, as a half day live-online training for contractors and tradespeople working on Passive House residential and commercial building construction.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Passive House Network (PHN) announced today the launch of the Introduction to Passive House Trades course, as a half day live-online training for contractors and tradespeople working on Passive House residential and commercial building construction.
  • The first Introduction to Passive House Trades course will run October 13, from 1 to 5 PM ET.
  • This course can be accessed at: https://naphnetwork.org/education/introductory/intro-to-trades/
    About The Passive House Network:
    The Passive House Network (PHN), formerly known as NAPHN, is a high-performance building literacy program.
  • PHN is an independent national non-profit educational organization affiliated with the International Passive House Association (iPHA) and the Passive House Institute (PHI), located in Darmstadt, Germany.

Telespazio Selects Hughes HeloSat for Airborne Satellite Communications

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced that Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), has selected the Hughes HeloSat™ solution for satellite communications (SATCOM) for Leonardo's helicopters. The solution combines the Hughes HM100 gateway and the HM400 modem for SATCOM on-the-move with technical support and systems integration. Once installed on helicopters like the Leonardo SW-4 Solo optionally piloted / rotorcraft uncrewed system, HeloSat will enable connectivity through-the-rotor using the Athena-Fidus Ka-band satellite capacity via the Telespazio ground station in Fucino, Italy.

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  • GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced that Telespazio , a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), has selected the Hughes HeloSat solution for satellite communications (SATCOM) for Leonardo's helicopters.
  • Hughes supplies more than half the global satellite terminal market to leading satellite operators, in-flight service providers, mobile network operators and military customers.
  • Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments.
  • Hughes and HughesNet are registered trademarks and JUPITER is a trademark of Hughes Network Systems, LLC.

Kratos Delivers First Order to Northrop Grumman for U.S. Army’s Tactical Intelligence Targeting Access Node (TITAN) Prototype Program

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

The purpose of the TITAN system will be to provide near-real time data to commanders at all levels for timely targeting solutions.

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  • The purpose of the TITAN system will be to provide near-real time data to commanders at all levels for timely targeting solutions.
  • Northrop Grumman was selected by the Defense Innovation Unit and the U.S. Army Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP) office to develop prototype Space to Ground TITAN systems.
  • As part of this effort, Kratos OpenSpace quantum and SpectralNet products will provide virtualized downlink processing for the TITAN space-ground prototypes.
  • Kratos was selected to the Northrop Grumman TITAN team due to the OpenSpace products ability to virtualize uplink/downlink processing while meeting Space, Weight, and Power (SWAP) requirements.

Mobile Satellite Users Association Announces Intelsat as Recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Leadership in Use of a Mobile Solution Award

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:55pm

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA - msua.org), a global not-for-profit organization focused on amplifying the voice of satellite mobile solutions users and innovators, today announced Intelsat as the company earning the 2021 Outstanding Leadership in Use of a Mobile Solution Award for its FlexMove high-throughput satellite connectivity service designed to keep land mobile users connected in remote and hard to reach locations.

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  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA - msua.org), a global not-for-profit organization focused on amplifying the voice of satellite mobile solutions users and innovators, today announced Intelsat as the company earning the 2021 Outstanding Leadership in Use of a Mobile Solution Award for its FlexMove high-throughput satellite connectivity service designed to keep land mobile users connected in remote and hard to reach locations.
  • "Our panel of five judges reviewed over 40 nominations this year to narrow in on the top mobile satellite innovations for 2021.
  • Learn more about the 2021 Outstanding Leadership in Use of a Mobile Solution Award: Intelsat's FlexMove.
  • The Mobile Satellite Users Association is a not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting the interests of users of satellite services for mobile communication, navigation, and safety worldwide.

Iridium To Present At Deutsche Bank's 29th Annual Leverage Finance Conference

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:01pm

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Thomas Fitzpatrick is scheduled to present virtually at Deutsche Bank's 29th Annual Leverage Finance Conference on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. ET.A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of Iridium's website at http://investor.iridium.com/events .

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  • MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Thomas Fitzpatrick is scheduled to present virtually at Deutsche Bank's 29th Annual Leverage Finance Conference on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. ET.A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of Iridium's website at http://investor.iridium.com/events .
  • A replay of the webcast will be archived for 30 days following the conference.
  • Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe.Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time.Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications.In 2019, the company completed a generational upgrade of its satellite network and launched its new specialty broadband service, Iridium Certus.Iridium Communications Inc. is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM.For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit www.iridium.com .

Anterix and Evergy Announce Agreement for the Long-Term Lease of 900 MHz Spectrum in Kansas and Missouri

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:00pm

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. and KANSAS CITY, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Anterix (NASDAQ: ATEX) and Evergy (NYSE: EVRG) today announced the signing of an agreement providing Evergy the use of Anterix's 900 MHz broadband spectrum throughout Evergy's 28,130-square mile service territory in Kansas and Missouri.

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  • WOODLAND PARK, N.J. and KANSAS CITY, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Anterix (NASDAQ: ATEX) and Evergy (NYSE: EVRG) today announced the signing of an agreement providing Evergy the use of Anterix's 900 MHz broadband spectrum throughout Evergy's 28,130-square mile service territory in Kansas and Missouri.
  • Evergy plans to utilize the Anterix spectrum to deploy a private wireless broadband communications network using LTE technology to support its grid modernization initiatives.
  • Under its earlier arrangement with Anterix, Ameren leases the 900 MHz band spectrum throughout its service territory in Illinois and Missouri, including those 25 counties.
  • That same month, Evergy agreed to exchange spectrum with Anterix, allowing Evergy to move its land mobile radio system to different 900 MHz frequencies outside the broadband allocation, thus freeing the 6 MHz of broadband spectrum for a potential future LTE system.

BTV New Listing Alert Video: Flow Beverage - Premium Alkaline Spring Water

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 12:25am

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 17, 2021) - Flow Beverage Corp. (TSX: FLOW) - The premium alkaline spring water company is now listed on the TSX under the symbol FLOW.

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  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 17, 2021) - Flow Beverage Corp. (TSX: FLOW) - The premium alkaline spring water company is now listed on the TSX under the symbol FLOW.
  • If you cannot view the video above, please visit:
    Flow Beverage Corp. is being featured on BNN Bloomberg on Sept 20th to Sept Oct 3rd, 2021, throughout the day and evenings.
  • With Hosts Taylor Thoen and Jessica Katrichak, BTV features emerging companies across the country to bring viewers investment opportunities.
  • BTV also produces News Alerts and branding/ awareness spots for issuers broadcast on BNN Bloomberg, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV US and Bloomberg Terminals.