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October 27th, 2014
 
 
Arianespace's GSAT-16...Heavy Passengers Arrive + Pass a Milestone
How do you handle a heavy-lift passenger? Very carefully.
 
Arianespace, ESA + CNES' VV04...Don't Break Out the Champagne...Yet
Additional flight trajectory analyses have impacted the original launch date.
 
NASA + Orbital... Scrub a Dub Dub... How Can a Boat Prevent a Launch? A Wallops of a Story
Everything is in place for a launch to resupply the space station, but wait, "Ahoy there," what is a boat doing in the area reserved for a launch?
 
Geolink Satellite Services Has High Hopes @ 2014 NetHope Global Summit
The Paris-based satellite solutions provider will be available to meet with attendees to discuss their connectivity projects.
 
Virgin Atlantic’s 787 Dreamliner Keeps Customers Connected
The modern flight experience includes eXConnect Ku-Band Wi-Fi connectivity, Vera Touch 2 in-flight entertainment, and the ultimate #SkyhighSelfie in conjunction with Wavealot.
 
Laser Communications Symposium 2014: The Current State Of The SpaceDataHighway, Hopefully No Pot Holes
The symposium will focus on soon-to-be available innovative laser technology that will revolutionize how geospatial data and information is managed on...
 
New Capacity Contract Is A True Classic
“Launching on AsiaSat 5 will make ‘C Music TV HD’ available in Asia for the first time..."
 
SpaceX Dragon Is a Real Work Horse...More Than 3,000 lbs From ISS 
Science samples from the International Space Station will aid NASA in their goal of long-duration human spaceflight in deep space.
 
Skybox for Good + Google — Donated Satellite Imagery to Benefit Nonprofits
Fresh satellite imagery is now available for projects that save lives, protect the environment, promote education, and positively impact humanity.
 
A New Teleport Build By SES TechCom For Es'hailSat
“The establishment of our own teleport in Qatar is an integral part of the Es’hailSat program, giving us a secure and independent satellite infrastructure."
 
 NSA + General Dynamics C4 Systems' Offers Security as Tight as Fort KNOX
"Mobile government workers now have the freedom to read classified emails and talk securely anywhere, every time."
 
The VSAT + Broadband Markets Covered, In-Depth, By NSR In New Analysis/Forecast Report
This study also provides vertical, application, network and access technology segmentation insights...
 
Moving On In... Clyde Space' Success Requires More Room...
“We’re growing pretty fast just now and have literally run out of space for new recruits, so our move to our new premises can’t come soon enough."
 
EIAST....Eye Spy in the Sky... @ 2014 SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference 
...is developed on a yearly basis, so as to keep up with the latest innovations in the field which make it difficult to protect images worldwide. 
 
NASA'S Hinode @ Right Place @ Right Time...Corona 100 Times Hotter Than 10,000 Degrees
 They can't physically affect humans on the ground, but—when intense enough...
 
Manufacturing On-the-Go: RUAG Space Outfits Satellites for 3D-Printing in Orbit
Additive Manufacturing produces metal and plastic components that are lighter, take less time to manufacture and are ultimately less expensive to produce.