GMV Awarded Contract for Thaicom 6 Control Center

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GMV of Spain will provide the satellite control center for Thaicom’s Thaicom 6 telecommunications satellite now being built by Dulles, Va.-based Orbital Sciences Corp. for a mid-2013 launch aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket.

GMV’s contract with satellite fleet operator Thaicom of Thailand was announced April 24. Financial terms were not disclosed.