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September 1st, 2015
 
 
Ready For Tomorrow's MUOS-4 Launch ULA Rolls Out A Party Of One 
Standing tall for its mission for the U.S. Navy the will be Tuesday, September 2.
 
First Year Of Science Discoveries Now Under Gaia's Belt
"Exceptional efforts by many people are delivering a revolution in quantitative knowledge of our Milky Way."—Professor Gerry Gilmore, UK Gaia.
 
For The First Time In Recorded History—Three Cat 4 Hurricanes Pounce In The Pacific
According to meteorologists, August 2015 marked the first time in recorded history that three Category 4 storms simultaneously paraded over the central and eastern Pacific.
 
Airbus Defence And Space Is On The Right Path Testing LISA Pathfinder's Space Worthiness
The interferometer can measure ... to an accuracy of less than one millionth of the width of a human hair, which is less than 0.01 nanometer.
 
Galileo Satellites Prep For Ride On A Horse... Will Separate + Blast In Opposite Directions
...and have been designated "Alba" and "Oriana", continuing the naming process after children who won a painting competition organized by the European Commission in 2011.
 
A Fashionable Entry For MEASAT
"This collaboration continues MEASAT’s track record of working with partners to pioneer the distribution of next generation video content in Asia.”—Paul Brown-Kenyon, CEO, MEASAT.
 
Kratos' RT Logic Receives $49 Million Contract To Support U.S. Government Satellite Communications
"This technology supports the new, next-generation wideband digital SATCOM payloads that are now coming on line and will dominate the growth of SATCOM for years to come."
 
Northrop Grumman Partners w/ViaSat + Optus = WGS Solution For Australian Defense Force
"Australia has invested approximately AU$1billion in WGS communications capabilities. Northrop Grumman's offering will give Australia the ability to fully utilize this capability...
 
Ethertronics Presents Prestta™ ... Off-The-Shelf, Ultra-Small, Octa-Band Embedded Antenna 
... new octa-band antenna extend beyond the design process and to end-users, helping to provide improved performance such as longer range, improved battery life, and higher data rates.
 
Air Asia Recovery Operations Afforded Connectivity By Thuraya
"Thuraya’s satellite solutions were critical in helping investigators quickly retrieve the plane’s black box to help them uncover the cause of the crash."—Robert Demers, V.P., Government Services, Thuraya.
 
An Enterprising Endeavor By Gilat For GeoTelecommunications
"Gilat's global experience and local presence in Russia have forged special relationships in the region."—Gregory Litinsky, Regional V.P. for Eurasia, Gilat.
 
Hiltron Communication's Controlling Factor To Debut @ IBC2015
“Hiltron ComSys-Core (HCS-Core) is designed to form the central control element for a wide range of SATCOM applications.”—Jan Molter, Managing Director, Hiltron.
 
KVH's TracVision® TV8 Is Sitting Pretty Selected By Monte Carlo Yachts To Show On 105 Foot Megayacht  
“With its exceptional performance, the TracVision TV8 perfectly complements the new MCY 105, which we have designed as the ultimate combination of elegance and comfort."
 
Telestream's Wirecast Go Dispensing News In The Palm Of Your Hand ... iPhone Switches To Broadcast Studio

Wirecast Go supports the rapidly growing community of both professional and amateur iPhone users that want to disseminate breaking news and live events.
 
New Product Features Will Be Shown By Vimond @ IBC2015
“Viewers are becoming increasingly accustomed to seeing really topical video clips on social media platforms, but many broadcasters simply aren’t able to get their content out on social media while it is still hot.”—Miguel Silva, EVP Marketing and Sales at Vimond.
 
Mighty Minotaur Team Hosts Comprehensive Training Mission ... The Minotaur IV Pathfinder
"This training is unique because the personnel who transport the Minotaur are the only personnel in the Air Force who do this job—the only personnel in the world for that matter."
 
Moving On Up... Goonhilly Gains Dr. Faulkes As The Chairman
GES Ltd has been announcing a string of positive developments since taking ownership of the Goonhilly site in January 2014.
 
Lots Of Dialog From Newtec To Occur @ IBC2015
Leading industry players will be on hand to offer their impressions of the Newtec Dialog platform, which will include two references cases.
 
The ART of Delivering Ramadan Programming A ONE CONNXT Specialty
"With ONE CONNXT, whether you’re a 24x7 network or an occasional use content provider, your video transport doesn’t have to cost a lot.”—Dave Almstead, CEO, ONE CONNXT.
 
Bringing Their Product + Expertise To IBC2015 Is SatService GmbH
Company representatives will also be available for all questions concerning the equipment offered by the firm as well as discuss any applications and projects you may be seeking solutions for...
 
Quintech XTREME 256 Matrix Switch Gains Industry Wide Acceptance Expansion By Reduction 
The XTREME 256 configurations provide 'Expansion by Reduction,' and greatly diminish plant footprint by at least 75 percent, while providing power savings of up to 85 percent.”
 
Two10degrees' Software Enabled Two Rowers To Dare To Dream ... A North Atlantic Row From The U.K. To The U.S.
They battled with bad weather, currents and survived boat capsizes during three big storms, which created winds up to 55 knots and waves exceeding 30 feet. 
 
Cobham Is Bringing Their New SDR Product Into The World Of RF @ IBC2015
The SOLO8 SDR new software platform can run a wide range of highly useful apps, much like a smartphone.
 
Entering The Market Is TerraGo's New Edge
TerraGo Edge smart forms can accelerate the data-collection process...
 
TeleCommunication Systems Has Plans For Attendees @ CTIA 2015
TCS will be demonstrating our latest innovations in navigation, location, messaging, telehealth, and more.
 
Redpine Signals Accelerates IoT Device Development
"We are removing multiple layers of complexity and cost in product development while giving product and application developers everything they need in a compact solution to jump start their IoT device or application.”—Venkat Mattela, CEO, Redpine Signals.