Bigelow Aerospace Founder and President Robert Bigelow and ULA CEO Tory Bruno to Address Media at 4 p.m. MT

Live broadcast begins April 11 at 4 p.m. MDT.

What:
Media are invited to participate in a news conference on Monday, April 11, at 4 p.m. MT, during which Bigelow Aerospace Founder and President Robert Bigelow and United Launch Alliance (ULA) CEO Tory Bruno will announce a new partnership.

Since 1999 Bigelow Aerospace’s mission has been to provide affordable destinations for national space agencies and corporate clients. In 2006 and 2007, the company launched orbiting prototypes Genesis I and Genesis II. Bigelow Aerospace seeks to assist human exploration and the discovery of beneficial resources, whether in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), on the moon, in deep space or on Mars.

ULA is the nation’s premier launch services company and is transforming the future of space launch through its innovative new rocket and technology, while significantly reduce the cost of launch services. This partnership will continue making space more accessible for the future.

Where: The news conference will take place at the 32nd Space Symposium, which is held at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Media currently registered for the Symposium are invited to attend in person. The press conference will be held on the second floor of the International Center in the Media Center.

Remote participants are invited to watch via webcast: http://www.ulalaunch.com

Satellite Coordinates:
ALL TIMES MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME

TEST – APRIL 11, 2016                                   
11:00 – 11:30 A.M.

PROGRAM – APRIL 11, 2016                                   
BARS AND TONE – 3:30 P.M.
PROGRAM START – 4:00 P.M.

TRANSMISSION FOR DIGITAL HIGH DEFINITON
SATELLITE: Galaxy 17
CARRIER: Intelsat
TRANSPONDER: 11 Center
BAND: Ku-Band Digital
ORBITAL POSITION: 91 degrees west
HD BANDWIDTH: 18 MHz
DOWNLINK FREQ: 14223 MHz (Vertical)
UPLINK FREQ: 11923 MHz (Horizontal)
SYMBOL RATE: 13
FEC: ¾
DATA RATE: 17.9705
DVBS-QPSK
MPEG-2
AUDIO EMBEDDED

RSVP: Media interest in attending, please RSVP to jessica.f.rye@ulalaunch.com