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June 30th, 2015
 
 
Fair Weather Ahead As Spire Closes Series B Round Of Funding... Plans Expansion Of Weather Sats From 20 To 100+
The latest round of financing comes at a time when the need for advancements in weather and maritime data is at an all-time high.
 
Third Time Is Not The Charm As Third Company Has Mishap...SpaceX  Explodes w/Supplies + Experiments On Way To ISS...
This is a revised announcement from yesterday's news.
 
Iridium Pushes Their Go-To-Market Partners Forward
"This is a stellar group of service providers that represent some of the very best across the industry."—Joel Thompson, V.P. + G.M., terrestrial business unit, Iridium.
 
​Thales Alenia Space Expands Into Poland @ 6th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences
Poland has announced an ambitious space policy, especially for defense and Earth observation applications, areas where Thales Alenia Space offers extensive expertise.
 
SSTL... How 'The Little Engine That Could'... Builds The First Microsatellite Now Celebrates 30 Years Of Space Innovation
"Firsts": the first microsatellite with in-orbit re-programmable computer and the first to fly a CCD area array Earth imager. 
 
Lockheed Martin's Fourth MUOS Secure Communications Satellite Shipped For August Launch
MUOS-4 Extends U.S. Navy’s Smart Phone-Like Mobile Network to Near Global Coverage“MUOS-4 will complete our near global coverage, reaching further north and south toward the poles than ever before.”
 
Arianespace Lines 'em Up For Another Launch... EUTELSAT 8 West B + Intelsat 34 
 The fourth Ariane 5 for liftoff in 2015 has begun...
 
Twenty Years Later, MILSTAR Time Capsule Is Opened @ Offutt AFB In Nebraska
To this day, the MILSTAR mission is still as vital as ever.
 
TSoIP Is Now Supported By NovelSat For Their Entire Line Of Satellite Transmission Offerings
“Together with standard ASI video transmission and IP support, NovelSat has now expanded its compatibility with support for all IRDs and encoders that use TSoIP.”—Dan Peleg, CTO, NovelSat.
 
NovelSat Adds TSoIP Support to its Full Line of Satellite Transmission Products + No Jitters
NovelSat now combines the world’s most spectrum-efficient satellite transmission with TSoIP support for the broadcast industry
 
Airbus Defence and Space Delivers Heart Of LISA Pathfinder Space Probe... Ready To Ride Einstein's Waves 
LISA Pathfinder is paving the way for a future large space observatory that ultimately will directly observe and precisely measure gravitational waves.