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September 30th, 2016
 
 
Launch Support For USAF's STP-3 Mission Results In An RFP
The Air Force will award a firm-fixed price contract that will provide the government with a total launch solution including launch vehicle production, mission integration and launch operations for the STP-3 mission. 
 
Rosetta's Final Curtain Call
A journey of more than six billion kilometers over ten years was required for Rosetta to reach comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
 
An Event Of Special Insights — The Fifth Annual Space and Satellite Regulatory Colloquium
The event will include 11 panels of legal and regulatory experts who will discuss the most pressing of issues.
 
Lockheed Martin Is Enlisted With USAF...  $395 Million For GPS III Satellites 
The contract includes funding for long-lead items and full production for the next two space vehicles (SVs) in the Air Force’s nexgen GPS III constellation.
 
TeleCommunication Systems To Manage USMC Satellite Services
The services include Ku- satellite bandwidth, terrestrial support and 24-hour support.
 
Get The Info Regarding Smallsat Launchers At The Next Washington Space Business Roundtable
At present, launch opportunities for smallsats are limited to rideshares, flying only when space is available on larger vehicles.
 
Russia's Most Difficult Goal...By 2020 GLONASS K-2 Satellites Made 100 Percent Russian
“making a satellite 100 percent Russian” is a hard task."
 
The Launch Market For Smallsats... New Analysis From NSR
Smallsat Launch Vehicle Markets includes analysis of nearly 50 smallest launchers and key metrics across all markets.
 
A Core Solution For Wireless Network Transmission Of Classified Info From PacStar®
PacStar IQ-Core Software with CSfC Plug-in removes the complexity, providing rapid, intuitive communications management for the US Army.
 
Christopher Columbus' Brother's Space Journey With Airbus Defence and Space & Neumann Space
Its all-in-one payload mission service will attract customers from areas including Earth observation, technology demonstrators, astro- and heliophysics, material science and new space flight applications.
 
NASA's Radical Tests Of Globalstar And ADS-B Technologies' Tracking Solution
The first of two 40 minute flights included extreme maneuvering with two 60 degree bank angle turns specifically designed to test the ALAS connection
 
The Mix Is In From Fairview Microwave
The company's new MMIC IQ mixers (also known as IQ modulators) use a highly reliable GaAs MESFET semiconductor process.