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December 2nd, 2014
 
 
Milestone Met By Boeing's Build For NASA's CCtCap
“This first milestone establishes an expected operating rhythm for NASA and Boeing to meet our certification goal.”
 
Airbus Defence and Space... Can See Even More Clearly Now w/ SPOT 7 Launch Completes Full Palette Earth Imaging
...the first operator in the world to offer customers a full palette of Earth-imaging data spanning multiple resolution and spectral wavelengths. 
 
Airbus D&S' SPOT On Agreement With Azercosmos OJC—Azersky Is The Result
“Azercosmos” OJC, national satellite operator of Azerbaijan, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Airbus Defence and Space to acquire the rights to...
 
Ariane 5 Rarin' to Lift Payloads x 2 Passengers...GSAT-16 for India + DIRECTV-14 + GSAT-16 
So far, so good for December 4th launch of two passengers.
 
Laser Comms Linkup 'Tween Sentinel-1A + Alphasat
“Demonstrating laser data link-ups in space has involved excellent teamwork by many at ESA, Inmarsat, Tesat and DLR."
 
European Commitment To Space Hailed By Airbus D&S + Their Proximity Platform Gains BGAN Services
“This summit will go down in history as a bold step forward for European Space."
 
The 100th Successful Insertion For Aerojet Rocketdyne's HiPAT™
The R-4D-15 HiPAT™ performs orbit-raising maneuvers for many of the world's communication satellite platforms.
 
Avia-GIS Disease + Pest Control App Has Sat Support From ESA
Changes in the environment, global trade and travel are all factors in the ever-increasing numbers and movement of pests.
 
An Award Winning Moment For Proteus FZC For Habitat Mapping Project
“The scale of this project and integration of land-based/maritime satellite imagery to influence planning decisions and track carbon is ground breaking."
 
Thales Keeps Japan Airlines' Passengers Entertained w/AVANT System
AVANT is a popular system on newest generation aircraft and has been selected by 15 worldwide airlines.
 
GVF + Broadcasters Agree...Train Operators to Eliminate Interference
"WBU-ISOG recognizes a significant portion of harmful satellite interference is caused by human error."