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July 2nd, 2015
 
 
Third Time Is Not The Charm As Third Company Has Mishap...SpaceX  Explodes w/Supplies + Experiments On Way To ISS...
The good news is that no one died as a result of this launch anomaly
 
Rocket Lab Is The First For The Kiwis ... Build + Operate An Orbital Launch Site... This Year In New Zealand
“Creating and operating our own launch site is a necessity to meet the demands of our growing customer manifest,”
 
NASA Accelerates New Horizons Spacecraft... Traveling 32,500 Miles Per Hour... 'Nudges' It Into Pluto's Path
While it may appear to be a minute adjustment for a spacecraft moving 32,500 miles per hour, the impact is significant.
 
SKY MEXICO-1 (SKYM-1) Checks Out + Checks Off The 'To Do' List For DIRECTV Now In Orbit
“Orbital ATK not only delivered the satellite four months early, but the satellite mission and in-orbit testing proceeded flawlessly,”
 
Ball Gives All... Powers On NOAA's JPSS-1 Weather Satellite 
The latest milestone means the satellite is moving toward environmental testing by early 2016 with on-time delivery scheduled for late 2016. 
 
Harris' + Exelis' Talent + Technology Collaborate... A New Beginning
“We combined Harris’ and Exelis’ top talent and technology to create four market-focused segments"...
 
RigNet's Senior VP + CFO To Depart...  He Was Celebrated In 2010 As Best CFO + First Place for Financial Forthrightness
"Marty has been a key contributor to RigNet’s success over the past several years, having helped guide the Company through an IPO, two acquisitions and the launch of a new ERP system."
 
It's An Honor To Reach The Top Of This Hill... Nominations For Space Foundation's James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award 
the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration, development and use of space, or ... 
 
ESA's Rosetta Reveals More Than Simple Balls Of Ice + Dust... This Comet Has Perfect Circular Pits
Almost immediately, scientists began to wonder about several surprisingly deep, almost perfectly circular pits on the comet’s surface.
 
RigNet Keeps 'em Connected w/Remote Managed Offshore Communications... Southeast Asia Awards Multi-Year Deal 
“Remote connectivity is not a commodity service in the markets we serve."
 
Cobham SATCOM Delivers The First Stabilized Drive-Away VSAT Antenna
focused on ultra-reliable connectivity even in situations where the vehicle is experiencing sudden movements or rocking on its suspension while the antenna is transmitting.
 
iDefigo Group + KORE Join Forces @ Security Exhibition and Conference To Further M2M Surveillance
“We’re continuing to see growth in this area both nationally and internationally with a number of our security and asset management customers.”
 
XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby - Sports Facilities Show Mapping By Pléiades Satellites
Look down now at what will soon be crawling with people come time for the XV Pacific Games.