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January 2nd, 2014
 
 
Russia—New Soyuz Debuts With A Blast-Off (Launch)
[SatNews] A new Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Plesetsk space center in northern Russia on Saturday after numerous...
 
NASA + JAXA—GPM To Be Lofted In February (Launch Preparation)
[SatNews] Environmental research and weather forecasting are about to get a significant technology boost as NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) prepare ...
 
UAE... It's A First ...Arab-Built Satellite To Launch
[SatNews] catapulting the Arab region into a new era of space industry and competition in space sciences,” the news agency reported.
 
SpaceX Delays... Ruffles Feathers Of Falcon-9 (Launch)
[SatNews] ...a move meant to give the launch team in Florida time to resolve an unspecified issue...
 
Harris Corporation—What A Way To Start The New Year, With Three In A Row (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS)  has received $28 million in orders to supply Falcon tactical radios to a nation in Latin America, a $49 million order to provide a nation in the Middle East with integrated TacComms, and a $36 million order from a NATO country for Falcon II radios...
 
XTAR—Moving On Up, Ruskowsi to COO (Business)
[SatNews] Andrew Ruszkowski has been named Chief Commercial Officer at XTAR, LLC, a provider of satellite...
 
Here's Looking @ Earth—Ogasawara Islet Is Born (Imagery—NASA)
[SatNews] Volcanic activity along the western edge of the Pacific “Ring of Fire” gave rise to a small island in...
 
Raytheon's $138M Contract To Protect USAF's More Sensitive Information During Nuclear Missions
[SatNews] to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions.
 
SkyTraq Technology—Development Board With Markets Launched (GPS/GNSS)
[SatNews] SkyTraq Technology Inc. is undertaking a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to explore if there is sufficient interest in applying GPS/GNSS processor technology beyond...
 
Panasonic Avionics + China Telecom Satellite Communications—In-Flight Connectivity (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Panasonic Avionics has signed a definitive agreement with China Telecom Satellite Communications Limited to jointly develop, implement and support....
 
Eutelsat Communications Closes Satmex Deal Upscaling Activity In Americas (Business)
[SatNews] A satellite that we will launch in advance of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
 
AUVSI—Statement Of Support (Business—UAV/UAS)
[SatNews] Michael Toscano, president & CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), released the following statement on the ...