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February 24th, 2017
 
 
Conjecture dissipates — MDA is acquiring DigitalGlobe
The combination will bring together complementary space-related capabilities, creating a stronger company that will be strongly positioned to capture growth...
 
Progress MS-05 heads for ISS aboard the final Soyuz-U
The first three stages of Soyuz-U delivered the cargo spacecraft into LEO just short of eight minutes and forty-nine seconds...
 
hiSky's Smartellite locates satellites anywhere, while in the palm of your hand
using advanced phased array beam steering antennas to automatically locate satellites at any location in the palm of your hand.
 
Advantech's C-Band Outdoor SSPA purchased by major satellite service provider
offers built-in redundancy with soft failure mode, operates simultaneously on both polarizations or on a single polarization with double amount of power.
 
From the eyes of a bird... rare drone view of tests of Aerojet Rocketdyne's RS-25 engine
Drones are amazing, taking us places we'd never get to see on our own. NASA's drone captured imagery of Aerojet Rocketdyne's RS-25 engine...
 
Arizona State University's Pulsed Plasma Thruster Team catch lightning in a bottle
ASU’s Pulsed Plasma Thruster Team caught lightning in a bottle last Saturday — as long as a vacuum chamber counts as a bottle.
 
On the show floor... C-COM reveals at the D.C. show...
The firm will be occupying Booth #1319 and these are some of the new solutions that will be available for attendee viewing...
 
This team effort by Inmarsat and iDirect enhances Global Xpress
In conjunction with VT iDirect, Inmarsat’s over-the-air tests of iDirect’s next-generation DVB-S2X technology achieved a forward channel throughput rate of 330 Mbps...
 
Crystal makes it clear...a new COO who is Over The Top with service solutions
"I saw on a daily basis how critical the kind of solutions Crystal provides are to broadcasters, especially as they look to add OTT distribution capabilities..."
 
Airbus Defence and Space and ISAE-SUPAERO launch unique course in France
respond to extensive training needs among space sector professionals in order to stimulate development of new applications and...
 
LiDAR enhancements continue at LizardTech with a new SDK
LizardTech continues to enhance LiDAR and raster compression capacity across its image asset handling platform...
 
Steps to the stratosphere initiated with World View's new HQ
he newly constructed facility will house the company’s stratospheric balloon manufacturing, stratocraft assembly, Stratollite and Voyager development activities...