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January 19th, 2017
 
 
Third Indonesian Satellite To Launch Next Month
The satellite is named Telkom-3 and will support voice and data services.
 
Departing the ISS — Six CubeSats
These smallsats were pushed out of the ISS via the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD)
 
Prepping and Priming By Arianespace for Launch of Sentinel-2B
This Vega mission is part of another busy year for Arianespace’s launch services...
 
First Launch of the Year for Arianespace is to Carry Hispasat 36W-1 to Orbit
This geostationary satellite will be driven to orbit for the Spanish operator Hispasat using a Soyuz launch vehicle.
 
Gomspace Signs On With Chinese Private Launch Firm For Satellite Push
Landspace will use their Landspace-1 rocket to put Gomspace's satellites into orbit in 2018.
 
Singapore Slings Its Seventh Satellite From the ISS
"The long-term goal of the Kyutech-NTU joint space program is to do a lunar mission using the technologies demonstrated by these two satellites."
 
ULA's  L-1 Launch Tomorrow USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 One of the Nation's Highest Priority Programs 
L-1 update of SBIRS mission... missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness.  
 
Thailand's Digital Economy and Society Ministry Studies Satellite Service Industry Reform
The deputy permanent secretary of the ministry, said that the committee would then forward its final decision to the nation's Cabinet in March.
 
SES' MX-1 Gains Contract Extension with Beta Film Ltd. and Sky Deutschland
This new long-term contract extends and expands the existing agreement, which began in 2009...
 
Gilat and Air Esurfing... Provide Broadband to China's Airlines
Gilat’s solution will enable continuous service exceeding 100Mbps and servicing many dozens of passengers per aircraft.
 
From France to Florida... Eurostar's SES-10 is on its Way for SpaceX Launch
SES-10 is the 45th satellite based on the Eurostar E3000 platform and the tenth to use electric propulsion for station-keeping.