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July 29th, 2014
 
 
Wednesday Update: 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...
 
Ariane 5 Celebrates Big...Lifts The Biggest Payload Ever... Named After The Father Of The Big Bang Theory (Statements + Launch)
[SatNews] Aptly named after the scientist responsible for the Big Bang theory, this launch of 20 metric tons is the heaviest payload ever.
 
Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd. (SSTL)—Deimos-1 + UK-DMC2 Celebrate Five Years On Orbit (Satellites)
[SatNews] A pair of hard-working SSTL satellites, Deimos-1 and UK-DMC2, have now completed...
 
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...
 
ORBCOMM Offers M2M Services To Middle East Regions By Purchasing + Building Gateway Earth Stations 
[SatNews] This move secures the company’s ownership consolidation of all Western Hemisphere GES facilities and the installation of a new  Gateway Earth Station.