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June 25th, 2009
 
Without GD SATCOM, The LRO's Expected Investigative Successes Would Remain Rather Hushed
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is providing the communications link for NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission that was launched on June 18th, 2009.
Aid + Trade Show Focused On By IEC TELECOM + Thuraya
IEC TELECOM and IEC Telecom Group are partnering with Thuraya for the upcoming 2009 International Aid and Trade event, occurring from July 9th through the 10th at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
SatSmarts Courtesy Of Keystone
Keystone Enterprise Services has formed a strategic distance education partnership with Lehigh University of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, wherein Lehigh University will enhance its distance learning educational program using Keystone’s interactive satellite-training network.
First WTA Member Forum Developed White Paper Comes The Forefront
The World Teleport Association's (WTA) new white paper, Competition or Conflict: Managing the Partnership Between Teleports and Satellite Carriers, provides insight into how successful “co-opetition” between teleport operators and satellite carriers can drive the growth of the business.?
Boeing Bye Bye — GPS IIF Going To Cape Canaveral
Boeing [NYSE: BA] has shipped a Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to conduct a series of key tests for the U.S. Air Force's next-generation satellite navigation system.
U.S.A.F. SMC's Scintillating SBIRS Satellite Substantiation Starts
The U.S. Air Force has announced the secondSpace Based Infrared System ?Highly Elliptical Orbit payload and associated ground system has entered trial period operations in preparation for use by the warfighter — this is a major program milestone for the SBIRS team.
Four Weeks Of TacSat-3 Success
The Tactical Satellite-3 has exceeded expectations and is performing well a month after being launched, according to the program manager of the experimental spacecraft.
GIOVE-A To Keep On Giving...
GIOVE-A, the first test satellite for Europe's Galileo navigation system, is to remain in service for a further 12 months.
Inmarsat's Initiative For Space Industry In The U.K.
A joint government and industry initiative that aims to shape the future success of the U.K. space industry has been launched at Inmarsat's headquarters in London.
SeaSpace Receives Int'l Trade Award
The San Diego and Imperial District Export Council announces that the 2009 Bill Ivans International Trade Award will be presented to SeaSpace Corporation of Poway, California — its President, Hyong Ossi, will receive the award on behalf of SeaSpace today at the San Diego World Trade Center’s Fifth Annual Global Logistics Symposium.
UAVs Underwhelm Israeli F-16 Fighting Falcon
The Israeli Air Force is carrying on a series of exercises to develop its capability to shoot down unmanned air vehicles (UAV) that might be launched in the Jewish country's airspace by guerrilla organizations, such as Hamas or Hezbollah, or by hostile nations, such as Iran.
digiGO! — IPTV Gets On Using GPON From Ericsson In Armenia
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is bringing high-quality, interactive TV to viewers in Armenia through a deal with operator Ucom — the Company will deliver its IPTV solution including GPON technology in the first contract of its kind.
digiGO! — SGT + Interra Systems Partnership
SGT and Interra Systems have signed an industry and technology partnership agreement to provide their joint customers with seamlessly integrated, customizable, and flexible product solutions to enhance the systems quality and reliability of their broadcast installations.