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March 27th, 2015
 
 
Arianespace's Soyuz Launches A Pair...Galileo Discovered Jupiter's Satellites And Today Two Satellites Named In His Honor Go Skyward
Among the many accomplishments of Galileo was the discovery of the four largest satellites of Jupiter (named the Galilean moons in his honor) and today two satellites named after him have been launched.
 
NASA Sends Two Astronauts To ISS For A Long Time...One Year In Space + The Effects On The Human Spirit
Two humans said farewell to Earth for nearly 12 months to settle into the ISS for one year. Scott Kelly's identical twin brother is a retired NASA astronaut, which could make the experiments more interesting.
 
Orbital ATK's GEM Of A Contribution Was Vital To Successful Launch Of ULA's Delta IV Rocket
A rocket propelled launch of a satellite is the end result of numerous companies and experts working to achieve one goal...get it up and launch the satellite(s), another company stepping up to share their contribution is...
 
UK Space Agency Finalizes Seven Projects... From CubeSats To e-Finance... Benefits Emerging Economies   
UK satellite data and cutting-edge space technology plays an ever increasing role on the international scene in both the economies of major and established space nations as well as in the development of emerging space nations. 
 
Sequestration Remains A Serious Threat... And Space Is No Longer A Sanctuary...
"Space "is a global good and has been a driver for economic growth, environmental monitoring, verification of treaties and an enabler for everyday citizens at home and abroad."—Douglas L. Loverro, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy.
 
April 1st Is The Deadline For ICSSC 2015 Abstracts...
The conference will be held on the beautiful Gold Coast of Australia from September 7 through 10, 2015.
 
TS2 Satellite Brings KA-SAT Services To Iraq, Syria + Armenia Via HYLAS 2
“Our new service to Iraq, Syria and Armenia allows for downlink speeds up to 20Mbps, five times the previous maximum, using a smaller antenna."—Marcin Frackiewicz, CEO + Founder, TS2 Satellite
 
Telemetry Ground Station Solution To Be Built By ORBIT Communications
The integrated turnkey solution is based on ORBIT’s AL-4034 5m S-band telemetry system.
 
Harris Receives $25M... Flies In Falcon III® For NATO Nation 
Supplying armed forces with manpack and handheld radios for battlefield communications, enables secure communications interoperability
 
OHB AG Now Known As OHB SE... Adopts Legal Structure Of A Societas Europaea
The shareholders had previously passed a resolution in July 2014 approving this change in corporate status.
 
NSR Expanding Market Share ...Diversity Between Core Satellite Mobility Markets
So what happens when companies merge and then merge again?
 
Space Tech Conference 2015 Faces Challenges + Opportunities 
How are missions changing in a budget-restricted environment? Which technologies will meet future space access and exploration requirements?
 
First Orders Received By Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies
“Silent Falcon™ is the first solar-electric aircraft to enter commercial production."—John Brown, President, SFUAS.