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January 27th, 2015
 
 
Orbital + ATK’s Aerospace and Defense Groups... Get The Nod As Stockholders Approve Merger
Approximately 99 percent of the votes cast at the special meeting voted in favor of the adoption of the transaction agreement...
 
Proton-M Being Prepped For Inmarsat-5F2 Send Off
Now, the Proton-M booster with the Briz-M upper stage and the Inmarsat-5F2 satellite have been delivered to the propellant filling area.
 
Two Space & Missile Systems Center Directorates Merge Into The Advanced Systems + Development Directorate
SMC/AD is charged with the single mission to "Drive future space capabilities through collaborative, innovative, developmental planning and demonstrations."
 
Settling The EELV Program Diff's 'Tween SpaceX + The U.S.A.F.
Going forward, the Air Force will conduct competitions consistent with the emergence of multiple certified providers.
 
NOAA Predicts "Historic" Snowstorm For U.S. East Coast—Impressive Satellite Imagery
A blizzard warning currently stands for much of the Northeast and is expected to remain in effect until early Wednesday morning.
 
UltiSat To Provide A U.S. Government Agency With Their VSAT Solution
“UltiSat has a longstanding history of deploying and operating mission-critical, high availability commercial satellite communications solutions."—Moe Abutaleb, CEO, UltiSat
 
Canada's Government Invests $500,000 In Conversion As Scene Sharp Fuze Go® Takes It To The Clouds
...sharpens color satellite imagery for object identification in both the visible and non-visible spectrum.
 
Space Foundation Rewards ESA's Rosetta Comet Exploration Team w/ John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award 
ESA-led Rosetta Comet Team's successful, 20-year mission of exploration, which traversed more than six billion kilometers through the solar system...
 
Lockheed Martin + Vanguard Space Technologies Deliver Bus Structures... Improve Survivability For Warfighters
A single AEHF satellite provides greater total capacity than the entire legacy five-satellite Milstar constellation.
 
DigiGone’s DigiSport's™ Customized Sports Fishing Video...This One Didn't Get Away... Streams Action Live
“Using fixed, aerial and underwater cameras, and the vessel’s existing FBB or VSAT system, the low cost, low bandwidth DigiSport system will revolutionize the sports fishing market..."
 
Spacecom's AMOS-5 Delivers ACTV To Nigeria + ACTV Delivers Multi-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Contract To Spacecom
"Our viewers in Nigeria deserve choice, and we at ACTV are giving them new and stimulating offerings for their pleasure..."
 
ORBIT Communications Bringing SATCOM Solutions To East Asian Defense Organization
"This deal strengthens ORBIT’s position as a leading provider of airborne connectivity solutions for strategic projects.”—Ofer Greenberger, CEO, Orbit Communication Systems.
 
X2nSat's Great Alaskan Expansion... Made Possible By Romantis' UHP Hub
"allows deploying satellite networks of any topology, including point-to-point, “star,” “mesh” or complex hierarchy..."
 
Interesting...Buying Into 4K Technology Despite Limited Viewing Capabilities...So Far
184 million people who will tune in, about 8.8 per cent plan to buy a new TV to view the game, the highest-ever number in the survey’s 9 year history.