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December 1st, 2014
 
 
Russia's GLONASS-K Hits Its Orbital Mark
There are currently 24 operational GLONASS satellites in orbit.
 
Ogive-Shaped Fairing Now Holds Duo In Place For Arianespace Launch
Encapsulated in the ogive-shaped protective fairing, DIRECTV-14 has been positioned atop GSAT-16...
 
Blowing Mitsubishi + JAXA's Hayabusa2 Launch Off Until Wednesday
"Strong wind exceeding the weather restrictions was projected around the launch pad at the scheduled launch time..."
 
Lockheed Martin Turns Extreme Hot + Cold on U.S. Navy's Fourth MUOS + Passes Thermal Vacuum Test

“The successful completion of thermal vacuum testing assures that MUOS-4 can endure the extreme hot and cold temperatures it will experience..."
 
NASA's Orion Readies for ULA Launch...Another Step Taken in Preparation for Manned Deep Space Travel

Preparations for an upcoming launch with no seat belts fastened...yet.
 
The EUMETSAT Council O.K.'s The EPS-SG Program
The Council authorized the Director-General, Alain Ratier, to start the program activities when 95 percent of the financial envelope is secured
 
Adieu, France... If ISRO Launch Of GSLV MARK III Is Successful
"The test launch is to ensure the atmospheric stability of the launch vehicle."
 
SES' Astra Pumps TurkShow Into Western Europe
“This prime orbital position carries more than 800 TV channels and reaches over 100 million households on Astra across Europe."
 
SPOT Will Have Shoppers Seeing Spots of Significant Savings
Every 26 seconds a vehicle is stolen.
 
Contribution + Occasional Use TV Markets Analyzed By NSR
This report offers in-depth coverage and analysis to satellite operators...
 
Denise Anderson Award For Outstanding Achievement Goes to a Darling at AST
Today there are 60 worldwide companies and more than 1,700 employees. 
 
Inmarsat Approves ...Hughes Proud of their Latest Generation...BGAN Terminal
“BGAN HDR is a game-changing service..."
 
SSC Supports the DEIMOS-2 Satellite from Launch through Commercial Service
 It is the highest-resolution fully private satellite in Europe, and one of the few commercial submetric satellites in the world.