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May 4th, 2016
 
 
Bringing The ESA Biomass Satellite To Fruition Is Airbus Defence & Space
By using a P-band synthetic-aperture radar, the mission will use all-weather imaging from space to estimate forest biomass.
 
Arianespace Alive With Activity... Fit Check For Next Month's Launch Of EchoStar 18
Arianespace’s Flight VA230 is one of up to 12 missions planned during 2016 with the company’s launcher family of the heavy-lift Ariane 5, the medium-lift Soyuz and lightweight Vega.
 
In-Space Fuel Depot Technology To Extend The Life Of Cryogenic Upper Stage Rockets
The proposed solution will provide NASA with an isolation solution between manned and unmanned spacecraft while allowing for the necessary structural characteristics for station keeping attitude control and telemetry on orbit.
 
Hiltron Communications Selected For Global Satellite Tracking System
The system includes six Hiltron HMAM motorized satellite antenna mounts integrated with a Hiltron HACU antenna control unit and associated motor-control electronics.
 
Moving On Up... AsiaSat Appoints Yan As Vice President, China.
Zhang Yan has more than 22 years of experience in the satellite industry with various management positions, covering areas in engineering, sales and marketing.
 
A New GPS Product Range Releases From ETL Systems
The new range includes outdoor and indoor GPS over Fiber Outdoor and GPS Splitter units, which provide a reliable method for distributing GPS timing signals from a single antenna.
 
Gilat Extends Cell & Broadband Coverage In Peru
Gilat’s X-Architecture has the flexibility to support any number of frequency bands.
 
Maritime Maintenance Contract Agreed Upon By Thuraya Telecommunications Company
The new contract will ensure faster response times to requests made by service partners needing maintenance work, fault rectifications and the installation of Thuraya maritime equipment.
 
Comtech Xicom Technology's New Compac GaN Solid-State X-Band SATCOM Block Upconverter
 
"With limited budgets and increasing bandwidth demands for both commercial and military SATCOM systems, users are looking to benefit..."
 
Graduate Certificate Opportunities Available For International Space University Alumni
SU Faculty members based in Europe and North America will guide the individual research projects over the next four months.
 
Harmonic Selected For Linear DTH Service In Africa
Harmonic will enable the service provider to maximize bandwidth efficiency, improve video quality, and address future market demands for OTT multiscreen applications.