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December 16th, 2014
 
 
Pad Placement For Soyuz... Push By Arianespace For O3b Networks' Four Satellites
Arianespace's December 18 flight will be its third at the service of O3b Networks...
 
Low C-Band Tropo Freq A Perfect Fit For Advantech Wireless New Amp
"This proves to be a viable solution when satellite links are either cost prohibitive or simply not available.”— Cristi Damian, VP Business Development, Advantech Wireless.
 
Twenty Russian RD-181 Rocket Engines Allegedly Heading To U.S.
Energomash is reportedly going to deliver 60 engines to Orbital Sciences...
 
Space X Falcon 9's Next Goal...A First...To Launch + Land The Bird On Unanchored Ocean Platform
The odds of success are not great—perhaps 50 percent at best.
 
Wideband Tactical Radios From Harris Heading Into Australian Defence Force
“Harris Falcon radios provide the ADF with wideband capabilities..."—Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications,
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's RL10C-1 Exerts Influence For Atlas V + CHAMPS™ Hot-Fire Test For CubeSat Propulsion
“Seeing the culmination of the team’s efforts to develop and qualify this configuration for use on the Atlas Centaur is very rewarding."—Michael Popp, RL10C-1 program manager at Aerojet Rocketdyne. ""The MPS-120 hot-fire test is a significant milestone in demonstrating our game-changing propulsion solution."—Christian Carpenter, MPS-120 program manager.
 
Thuraya Debuts XT-LITE
“Thuraya XT-LITE addresses the demands of users who need a simple satellite phone for work or travel in areas unserved by terrestrial networks."—Rashid Baba, Director of Products at Thuraya.
 
KA-SAT To Assist Wireless Innovation With Water Emergencies In The U.K.
“During emergencies, such as last winter’s flooding, this vehicle becomes the focal point and control center for those on the ground."—Clive Dickens MBE, Senior Technical Engineer for Operational Control, Thames Water
 
Airbus Defence and Space Sells Tokyo Spot Image...Run Spot Run, See Spot Run To Direct Receiving Station
...with significant successes in the mapping, agriculture and forestry sectors, generating profit every single year.
 
Vessel Tracking System Now Offers New Least Cost Routing Module
GSM when inshore and Iridium when offshore...
 
Improving A Riyadh Hub Accomplished By Arabsat
"ARABSAT and STC continue to work very closely to enhance their presence in domestic and international markets.” —Khalid Balkhayour, President and CEO of ARABSAT.
 
 The 31st Space Symposium Offers Early Bird Rewards + A Stellar Lineup Of Speakers 
....will host a separate event focusing on the evolving security challenges posed in cyberspace.