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August 11th, 2014
RRsat—Moving On Up, Phelps + Neyra Join To Expand N.A. + LATAM Markets (Business)
[SatNews] RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. has expanded the firm's U.S. sales team with industry veterans Rick Phelps and Dante Neyra to strengthen its presence and...
China—A Remote Sensing Craft Cruises To Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] Last Saturday, China launched a remote-sensing satellite into...
Avanti Communications, Orbital Sciences Corp. + Arianespace—HYLAS 4 Creation To Start (Satellite Build + Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Avanti Communications Group plc. (“Avanti”) (AIM: AVN.L) has completed contracts to purchase and launch...
SSL + ViaSat...Back To The Mat...Court Decision Overturned $283M Jury Verdict (Miscarriage Of Justice)
[SatNews] ...the court, finding that the jury’s damages award resulted in a miscarriage of justice, vacated in full the $283 million jury verdict against ...
ATK Talks To Washington +  U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards Responds In Person (Business Moves)
[SatNews] In addition to critical engineering support to NASA...the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s...they have also created a game-changing new commercial space market: robotic on-orbit satellite servicing.
MSTelcom + Intelsat ...You Can Bank On It...Expand Satellite Broadband Services In Angola
[SatNews] "We renewed our agreement... as we believe that they are the best satellite operator to support our goal of satisfying the growing broadband demands of the Angolan business sector and the country as a whole.”
AVCOM of Virginia, Inc.—Analyzer Arrives With Broad Frequency Coverage (Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
AVCOM has debuted their new 6500A, which provides remote monitoring and control...
NASA Earth Observatory + Landsat...Sweden Is Smoking—Gone To Blazes... Worst In 40 Years (Earth Observation)
[SatNews] In a week, the blaze grew to become the largest Sweden has seen in four decades.
GL's Voice and Data Testing Solutions Goes Mobile In A Multitude Of Ways
mobile test solution provides this capability with the flexibility of connecting to and between any network, any service, and any interface.
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)—Engineering Undergrads Creating ELFIN (Satellite Build)
[SatNews] To conduct research on space weather, an enterprising group of UCLA undergraduates is manufacturing the first satellite...
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University + International Space University (ISU)—Solidifying The Relationship (Business)
[SatNews] The Commercial Space Operations program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and International Space University (ISU) recently executed a new memorandum of...
Fairview Microwave—Accommodating Most Connector Styles (RF—Attenuators)
[SatNews] Fairview Microwave, Inc. has released their new family of 25, 50 and 100 Watt...
Gulfsat + Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU)—Joining Forces For AV Improvements (Business—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Gulfsat Communications has announced their official partnership with...
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' RT Logic—An Applicable Grounding For GPS OCX (Satellite—Components)
[SatNews] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) has revealed that their RT Logic subsidiary has been awarded a $1 million follow-on contract to...

U.S. Air Force Selects Airbus Defense + Space... Services Worth US$500M For LEO Hosted Payloads
[SatNews] ..."is well-positioned to offer the Air Force and other U.S. government customers affordable and dependable access to space for ..."
I.D. Systems... New Patent Has Positive Impact... In Vehicle Safety Management (M2M)
[SatNews] In the rental fleet market, impact management can help rental companies identify vehicle damage—a significant cost when undetected—and charge customers back if needed.
SmartLabs...Is Smart + Joins The Reference Design Kit Community (Business Moves | Adjunct To SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] ...is a pre-integrated software bundle that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment (CPE) from TV service providers, including set-top boxes, gateways, and converged devices.
Dentons Launches An Out Of This World Space Business Team (Business + Executive Moves)
[SatNews] ...a new team in a new a newly-formed, multidisciplinary global Space Business discipline.
Azercosmos OJCo + Afghan Paiwastoon Media Communication Collaborate To Broadcast Batur TV
[SatNews] ...began started cooperation with Azercosmos during this year’s Presidential elections in Afghanistan by purchasing Occasianal Use service.
Northrop Grumman... Reveals Why They Are Centurions In The Skies...17th Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium
[SatNews] The two Space Tracking and Surveillance System demonstration satellites are showing the ability of a space sensor to provide... 
2wcom’s FM2TS Gateway's MPEG Streaming To 8 FM Channels
[SatNews] ...that can be used to provide FM audio to cable broadcasters, to stream eight FM channels to a quality assurance institution as part of an FM monitoring solution, or for transmitting gap fillers and rebroadcasting.