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October 22nd, 2014
 
 
UPDATE: Russian Express-AM6 Satellite Is Off + Away Via A Proton-M
"With the new satellite in action, the overarching task of broadcasting nationwide television programs from Kaliningrad to Irkutsk will be addressed."
 
Air Force Salutes Intelsat General...Awards Study of Using Commercial Resources for TT&C 
..."study to determine possible methods of transitioning this requirement to the commercial sector to achieve cost efficiencies in the new budgetary environment.”
 
Airbus Defence and Space + Spectrum Geo Know How to Shake Up Surveys of Croatia’s Oil Seeps + More
 
Results suggest a strong correlation between higher confidence slicks and structural features interpreted from a seismic survey acquired of offshore Croatia in 2013.
 
From MARS To The ISS For Orbital's Cygnus On November 2nd...
Post-storm, all is OK for the tracking station in Bermuda for this upcoming launch...
 
NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP Satellite Team Scrambles... Avoids 35,000 mph Impact of Space Debris
The rest of the monitored space debris ranges in size from the size of a softball, to massive rocket bodies, orbiting uncontrolled at speeds averaging 22,300 mph 
 
NASA Awards Northrop Grumman to Modify ATMS Instrument on Joint Polar Satellite System-2's 
 This information will significantly improve short- and long-term weather forecasting.
 
Metallized Carbon's Silver Treatment Solves Solutions For Electrical Apps
"...we are seeing a huge increase in demand for the material for use in antennas used to track satellites.”
 
Improving Google Maps For Work Is Now Blue Water Satellite's Goal
"Working with Google improves the availability of this enhanced image data by making it more accessible through Google's popular mapping platform."
 
The Direct Storefront For DISA Debuts At The End Of The Month...
DDSF improves upon DISA Direct Order Entry by providing a request management capability that facilitates faster fulfillment and automated provisioning where possible.
 
Latitude Technologies is Popular with Fans in Florida ...  Takes Orders for FANS 1/A+ Satellite Data Unit
...business and commercial jet operators looking for a lightweight, multi-function, cost affordable datalink device to complete their FANS 1/A+ installation.
 
NASA's Webb's Critical Heart Monitoring...'Patient' Survives Coldest Place Ever On Earth
This is 260 degrees Fahrenheit colder than any place on the Earth’s surface has ever been.
 
Advanced VSAT Solutions From Comtech EF Data To Become An Asian Asset For Connectivity
"This systems integrator adopted the Advanced VSAT networking solution based on its efficiency, horsepower and intelligence..."