Communications satellite

EQS-News: OHB prime contractor for development and assembly of the LEO-PNT navigation demonstration satellites

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The contract between the client ESA (European Space Agency) and GMV was signed this week in Paris.

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  • The contract between the client ESA (European Space Agency) and GMV was signed this week in Paris.
  • OHB is working on this mission as a subcontractor to GMV: OHB’s share of the total contract is valued at around EUR 38 million.
  • OHB is contributing to the LEO-PNT programme the expertise that it gained from the European Galileo navigation satellite programme, for whose 34 FOC (Full Operational Capability) satellites it is the prime contractor.
  • LEO-PNT is an in-orbit demonstration mission, as various parameters are to be tested during this mission.

Verizon Business provides NASA with a network solution to allow for a live broadcast of solar eclipse

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Friday, April 5, 2024

WASHINGTON, April 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Business has partnered with NASA to provide a network solution that will allow for a live broadcast of the solar eclipse on April 8.

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  • WASHINGTON, April 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Business has partnered with NASA to provide a network solution that will allow for a live broadcast of the solar eclipse on April 8.
  • Verizon Business, with essential support from Leidos, provisioned 1GB E-Line service from the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland to the John Glenn Space Center.
  • This provisioning effort was accomplished in fewer than 30 days, which is key, as it has enabled NASA to thoroughly test video and broadcast applications in advance of the eclipse.
  • Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $134.0 billion in 2023.

ProMIS Neurosciences to Present in Upcoming Investor Conferences in April 

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

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  • Neil Warma, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 2:15 p.m.
  • Neil Warma, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.
  • A live webcast of the presentations may be accessed by visiting the Events page of the Company’s website at www.promisneurosciences.com , and will be available for at least 30 days following the event.

Kratos Demonstrates Fully Virtualized SATCOM Over LEO for U.S. Army

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

With demonstration partners Telesat Government Solutions and Cobham Satcom, the three companies showed dynamic support of simultaneous communication pathways for resilient SATCOM at Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

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  • With demonstration partners Telesat Government Solutions and Cobham Satcom, the three companies showed dynamic support of simultaneous communication pathways for resilient SATCOM at Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
  • LEO constellations are strategic to military operations, delivering connectivity with lower latency than a traditional Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite.
  • Kratos’ OpenSpace Platform is the industry’s only commercially available, fully software-defined satellite ground system.
  • The demonstration showed a flexible network architecture that allowed soldiers to connect Telesat’s LEO 3 satellite through Cobham antennas.

Intuitive Machines-led Moon RACER Team Awarded NASA Lunar Terrain Vehicle Contract to Support the Agency’s Artemis Campaign

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

HOUSTON, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines, Inc. (Nasdaq: LUNR, LUNRW) (“Intuitive Machines”) (“Company”) $30 million as a prime contractor to complete a Lunar Terrain Vehicle Services Feasibility Assessment.

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  • HOUSTON, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines, Inc. (Nasdaq: LUNR, LUNRW) (“Intuitive Machines”) (“Company”) $30 million as a prime contractor to complete a Lunar Terrain Vehicle Services Feasibility Assessment.
  • The contract tasks the Company’s global team with creating a feasibility roadmap to develop and deploy a Lunar Terrain Vehicle (“LTV”) on the Moon using Intuitive Machines’ Nova-D cargo-class lunar lander.
  • The Company believes the Moon RACER team is the most comprehensively equipped choice for delivering and deploying a lunar terrain vehicle that meets NASA requirements.
  • The Lunar Terrain Vehicle Services vehicle is a major element in returning humans to the lunar surface under NASA’s Artemis campaign and demonstrating continued American leadership in space exploration.

Travere Therapeutics to Present Abstracts on FILSPARI® (sparsentan) in IgA Nephropathy at World Congress of Nephrology and the American Nephrology Nurses Association

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

SAN DIEGO, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Travere Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: TVTX) today announced that the Company will present nine abstracts in rare kidney disease at the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 13-16, 2024, and the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) National Symposium in Orlando, Florida, on April 14-17, 2024.

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  • SAN DIEGO, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Travere Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: TVTX) today announced that the Company will present nine abstracts in rare kidney disease at the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 13-16, 2024, and the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) National Symposium in Orlando, Florida, on April 14-17, 2024.
  • At WCN, the Company will present subgroup analyses of the Phase 3 PROTECT Study of FILSPARI® (sparsentan) in IgA nephropathy (IgAN) showing the treatment effect across participants with different levels of baseline proteinuria.
  • At ANNA, the Company will present additional insights from the HONUS trial, including health-related quality of life (HRQoL) data and the humanistic burden experienced by patients with IgAN and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS).
  • “The data we are presenting at WCN and ANNA reinforce the wealth of evidence supporting FILSPARI’s profile to become an effective foundational treatment replacing RAAS inhibition, with the potential to reduce the lifetime risk of kidney failure for patients with IgAN,” said Jula Inrig, M.D., chief medical officer of Travere Therapeutics.

Local News Live and Gray Stations to Stream Continuous Live Eclipse Coverage

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

ATLANTA, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN) announced today that Local News Live, a streaming news network that provides live news coverage from Gray’s 114 television markets and Washington DC Bureau, and Gray stations will stream continuous live coverage of the total solar eclipse on April 8th.

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  • ATLANTA, April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN) announced today that Local News Live, a streaming news network that provides live news coverage from Gray’s 114 television markets and Washington DC Bureau, and Gray stations will stream continuous live coverage of the total solar eclipse on April 8th.
  • Gray stations in the path of totality will also provide complete local coverage to their communities on every screen.
  • Local News Live anchors Debra Alfarone and Rasheeda Kabba will anchor wall-to-wall coverage from Gray’s Washington DC Bureau.
  • In addition to the live coverage, Local News Live produced a half-hour special The Great American Eclipse airing on all Gray affiliates to preview the momentous event.

INVNT GROUP™ Presents Mad Dog Jones’ Newest NFT Collection 'Fallen Gravity': Cyberpunk Art and Star Songs Collide in collaboration with INVNT.ATOM™, Artemis Music Entertainment, and Nifty Gateway

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

On his inspiration for the project, Mad Dog Jones comments, “Fallen Gravity is about drifting into the unknown.

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  • On his inspiration for the project, Mad Dog Jones comments, “Fallen Gravity is about drifting into the unknown.
  • The Star Songs are created utilizing data sonification algorithms that convert astronomical images into audible music, mapping characteristics of the stars.
  • The custom Star Songs are integrated with the NFTs to celebrate and honor the duration of the International Space Station’s journey.
  • We’re proud to launch this mission, brought to life with our brilliant collaborators and partners, Mad Dog Jones, Artemis Music Entertainment, and Nifty Gateway.

US Army Awards $12 Million Contract Extension to Gilat to Sustain Anytime, Anywhere Satellite Connectivity

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that the United States Army awarded a $12 million contract to its subsidiary DataPath, Inc., for the continuation of a program to sustain anytime, anywhere satellite connectivity.

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  • PETAH TIKVA, Israel, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that the United States Army awarded a $12 million contract to its subsidiary DataPath, Inc., for the continuation of a program to sustain anytime, anywhere satellite connectivity.
  • The contract is for the supply of Wavestream’s Solid State Amplifier (SSPA) products.
  • Wavestream SSPAs are ruggedized to withstand the harshest environments, enabling the Satellite Transportable Terminals (STTs) used in this program to deliver a “Communications-on-the-Pause” solution across diverse climates and conditions around the globe.
  • “Over the years, we’ve deployed thousands of BUCs to the military and we take great pride in providing proven technology that’s fielded for mission-critical telecommunications.

KinetX Aerospace Named Most Innovative Company in Space in 2024 Amidst Award Recognitions

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

TEMPE, Ariz., April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KinetX Aerospace , the first commercial company to provide mission design and navigation services for NASA’s deep space missions, has been recognized for its innovation and leadership in the space industry, in addition to being named Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company in Space in 2024 , and ranked 10th overall on Fast Company’s list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2024 .

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  • TEMPE, Ariz., April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KinetX Aerospace , the first commercial company to provide mission design and navigation services for NASA’s deep space missions, has been recognized for its innovation and leadership in the space industry, in addition to being named Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company in Space in 2024 , and ranked 10th overall on Fast Company’s list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2024 .
  • KinetX has been at the forefront of the commercialization of space for over 30 years and is made up of a team of highly qualified engineers with deep space expertise and experience.
  • The team is focused on leading, developing, and demonstrating innovative solutions to global and space-based challenges.
  • “The OSIRIS-REx mission team is well-deserving of the Collier Trophy and Goddard Memorial Trophy,” said Coralie Adam, KinetX Optical Navigation Lead for OSIRIS-REx.