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July 29th, 2014
 
 
ULA + U.S. Air Force...ANGELS Ride Share + Launch AFSPC-4 To Provide High-Altitude Surveillance (Launch)
[SatNews]  A successful launch, and as as the dust settles comments directly from the experts.
 
Boeing + ViaSat—A First For Boosting Military Bandwidth (Business—SATCOM)
[SatNews] In a first-of-its-kind arrangement for the company, Boeing [NYSE: BA] is providing a U.S. government customer with military Ka-band...
 
Space Systems/Loral (SSL) + U.S.A.F.'s Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC)—The TEMPO Increases (Study)
[SatNews]  Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected by the Department of the Air Force Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) as one of three companies to study...
 
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems + Lockheed Martin—
[SatNews] General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $25.4 million full-production contract from Lockheed Martin to support...
 
Intelsat General—HoPS Growth Continues (Business—Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] Intelsat General Corp. has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to participate in a half-billion-dollar...
 
Ariane 5... Readies For Some Heavy Lifting Of Heaviest-Ever Payload...Georges Lemaître ATV (Launch)
[SatNews] Because the liftoff mass is greater than 20 metric tons necessitates that its separation from the launcher is planned for nearly one hour and four minutes after this July 29 liftoff.
 
MILCOM 2014—A Commanding Lineup (Event—MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] The 33rd annual Military Communications Conference will, once again, give the industry the opportunity to promote communications technologies and services to...
 
MITEQ—Technology Showcase @ EMC 2014 (Event—EMI)
[SatNews] Electromagnetic interference (EMI) testing is required by law by commercial, medical, automotive, and military customers—MITEQ, a...
 
Here's Looking @ Earth—Aerosol Activity (Imagery)
[SatNews] More than three decades ago, scientists began developing instruments that could monitor Earth’s ozone layer by observing how the atmosphere scattered...
 
MEI Technologies—One More HoPS Award Announced (Business—Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] MEI Technologies, Inc. (MEIT) has been awarded a contract under the Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) program, making the company eligible to compete under a $494.9 million...
 
Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas—Launching MIMO (Antennas)
[SatNews] Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas (Cobham) has debuted their Multiple In Multiple Out (MIMO) antenna range of...
 
Thaicom + NBN Co—Serving The Underserved In Australia (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Thaicom has announced that the NBN Co has selected its wholly owned subsidiary, IPSTAR Australia (IPA), for a new initiative to boost the number of...
 
SES Government Solutions, GSA + O3b Networks—First Distribution Partner Now In Place (Business—SATCOM)
[SatNews] SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has received General Services Administration (GSA) approval to offer O3b services on their GSA Schedule as of July 8, 2014—this allows...
 
iDirect + LiveCom Limited—Platform Enrichment For Expansion (SATCOM)
[SatNews] iDirect Asia Pte Ltd has announced that LiveCom Limited (“LiveCom”), a Hong Kong based ISP, has selected Evolution as the platform to help...
 
55th Strategic Communications Squadron + DISA—Recognition Of Excellence (MILSATCOM—Award)
[SatNews] The men and women of the 55th Strategic Communications Squadron recently learned that their dedication to excellence was about to be awarded with...
 
MTN Communications' Contracts Confirm Customer-Centric Communications (SATCOM)
 
[SatNews] "...works hard to maintain a reputation of constantly evolving communications solutions for the most customer-centric brands sailing to remote locations around the world,”
 
ViaSat...Colors Their Future Bright With Gray Labs Acquisition (Business Moves)
[SatNews] “The expertise we obtained in high-rate communications gives us important new ways to deliver a higher level of performance and increased data throughput for commercial and government customers.