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October 20th, 2014
 
 
Sensor Payloads To Be Developed By Northrop Grumman For SBIRS #5 and #6
"We are committed to reducing cost and payload development cycle times, while still providing exceptional data to our military and intelligence stake holders."
 
Boeing's X-37B Comes Home After A 674-Day Spatial Excursion
This landing of Boeing's X-37B concluded a 674-day experimental test mission for the U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office.
 
Fresh From An Ariane 5 Launch, SSL's Built Intelsat 30 Is Performing Post-Launch Maneuvers As Planned
With deployed solar sails, all is going according to plan...
 
China's Wenchang Satellite Launch Center Now Complete... Next Step, Get A Rocket, A Satellite + Then Launch 
[SatNews] As the new center faces the sea to the south and east, there is also no danger of debris from launch vehicles falling into residential areas.
 
Oil Exploration + Production Space-Based Monitoring Activities For MDA...
Detection and tracking the movement of oil on water through all weather conditions, 24 hours a day
 
Engineering + Risk Assessment Reviews Completed By Shield Aviation For UAS
"The granting of the IFC for the ARES UAS is an extremely important milestone as it recognizes its airworthiness and safety of flight for ARES UAS."
 
Satellite Industry Association Media Statement ...Satellites Are Fundamental In Telecommunications Infrastructure
...are the result of substantial resources being expended on research, development and planning, and SIA is concerned about the impact of the FCC’s proposals on these services. 
 
By 2020, A New SATCOM Radio System For Russian Signal Troops
"...development work is now being carried out on the creation of a modern, interference-resistant, broadband satellite communication systems..."
 
Gilat's Free Webinar Reveals How Mobile Operators Can Be Fast + Far Reaching
how can coverage be profitably extended to the most remote areas? Quick answer is satellite backhaul.​
 
Kacific to Bring Broadband to Kiribati's Most Remote Islands
The agreement comes just as the Pacific island nation plans to privatize its state-owned telecommunications service.
 
AMSAT Wants You — Design The Next Generation of CubeSat Satellites
Ideas should be based on the CubeSat platform, the standard through which AMSAT will look for launches in the foreseeable future.
 
Getting BLOS'd Around By Gilat @ SMi's Global MilSatCom In London
BLOS technologies that are battle-tested and ready for deployment...
 
DigitalGlue Launches Harmonic Upgrade For TMC Design Corporation
The latest video delivery infrastructure project will refresh encoding, decoding, and multiplexing systems for a key defense client...
 
Cooperation 'Tween Alta Devices + Airware Bring The Sun Into UAV Play
“For precision agriculture, search and rescue, or land surveying, UAVs need to fly longer and farther than today’s systems provide."
 
Latitude Technologies To Introduce New DL150 FANS SDU At NBAA 2014 Convention
The Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition will feature the manufacturer’s complete product family of data monitoring equipment.