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January 29th, 2015
 
 
Packed + Ready To Rocket—Europe's IXV Spaceplane Awaits February 11th...
IXV is an atmospheric reentry demonstrator designed to flight test technologies and critical systems for Europe’s future automated reentry systems on their return from LEO.
 
Sequestration Is Far From Being A Friend To The U.S. Military
"We start with space-based assets—satellites, which in relatively small numbers provide an important function for intelligence, targeting and communications."—Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
 
Current USMC Challenges Exacerbated By Sequestration
"In a major conflict, those shortfalls will result in a delayed response and/or additional casualties."—General Joseph F. Dunford, United States Marine Corps Commandant.
 
ESA's Picasso CubeSat To Dig Into Earth's Upper Atmosphere
Picasso is one of a number of CubeSat missions being backed by the In-Orbit Demonstration element of ESA’s General Support Technology Program.
 
Sky...Is The Limit w/New Range Of Offerings
“Sky was forced down this route. It can’t afford to be left behind in the multi-play market..."
 
Eutelsat + European Parliament Get Together To Promo SATCOM As Digital Divide Solution
Speakers joined together for a panel debate and questions on the role of satellite broadband in national regional strategies within the EU Framework and the way forward with the new EU Digital Agenda and Single Market.
 
Airbus Defence and Space's Military Aircraft, A400M Business Segment...Executive Shuffle
"But as for the integration of military capabilities and the industrial ramp-up in particular, we have not been performing at the level which had been expected from us."
 
Geospatial Analysis By DigitalGlobe Helping To Save Elephants
The African elephant population has declined by more than 50 percent in the past 30 years, and poachers are killing the elephants of Garamba at an unprecedented pace.
 
Telit Wireless Solutions Makes IoT A Lot Simpler... Launches Three New Positioning Modules + Embedded Smart Antennas
The two are interchangeable to support a choice of functionalities for a single customer design—saving both time and money
 
NASA EO's Images Reveal 2014 As Driest Year On Record In California
But as a result of the drought, many growers received less than a tenth of their full water allotment from state surface water supplies.