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February 2nd, 2015
 
 
Inmarsat's Take On The Successful Launch Of Their I-5 F2 Satellite...
“The successful launch of our second Inmarsat-5 satellite by Proton is a significant step forward on our journey to deliver the world’s first globally available, high speed mobile broadband service.:—Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat.
 
Lockheed Martin + NewSat + The Real Story About $26M In Late Payments
SatNews has been in contact with the primary players and can now provide statements directly from those sources of speculation.
 
Vega Is Loaded + Ready To Launch The IXV Spaceplane
The upcoming Vega mission marks the launcher’s second flight within the European Space Agency-managed VERTA  program to showcase this vehicle's flexibility and versatility.
 
USGS...President’s 2016 Budget Proposes $1.2 Billion...An Increase Of $150 Million Above 2015 
Reflects robust Administration support for science-based decision-making in managing natural resources.
 
Iran Launches Fajr Satellite
"Our scientists have entered a new phase for conquering space. We will continue on this path."—Hassan Rouhani, President, Iran.
 
Boeing Reports Inmarsat-5 F2 Satellite Being Received, Loud + Clear
“This second satellite brings us one step closer to providing global, mobile broadband service to commercial and government customers around the world.”—Mark Spiwak, President, Boeing Satellite Systems International.
 
Early Bird Registration Available Until February 15th For The 5th Global Space + Satellite Forum
GSSF 2013 welcomed more than 2,100 participants from more than 34 countries worldwide, making it the largest space technology show in the Middle East.
 
NewCom International Presents Partner Portal Rollout
NewCom International has unveiled their exclusive partner portal filled with all the technical, sales and marketing support necessary to succeed in today’s fast-evolving market.
 
Russia's New Vostochny Spaceport Construction Is Falling Far Behind Schedule
So-called "people’s monitoring" over the construction of the Vostochny spaceport in Russia’s Far East will be organized.
 
Digital Globe + Enough Project Join Forces...Become A Game Changer For African Ivory Poachers
...the pace of poaching is putting pressure on a continental elephant population that has declined more than 50 percent in the past 30 years.
 
Even More Technical Know-How Being Offered @ 31st Space Symposium
Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development.
 
USAID Seeking Assistance With Crucial Geospatial Needs
“The purpose of this RFI is to solicit input from organizations involved in managing, analyzing and visualizing data."
 
Airbus Defense & Space + Exelis Partner...A Webinar That Addresses Drought Regions + Water... The New Gold
Weather comes in all shapes and sizes, including extremes—hot, cold, wet, dry...and droughts...
 
Absorb The Expertise With Leading Government + Military Presenters During The 31st Space Symposium
Top civil and military space leaders from the U.S. are confirmed to speak, including...
 
SIA Applauds FCC's Streamlining Of SATCOM Regs
The SIA stated its strong and continuing support for efforts by the FCC to streamline the regulations governing satellite communications.
 
U.S.A.F. Launches $383M Contract To ULA ...No Comment From SpaceX... After Dropping Lawsuit Against U.S.A.F.
...a joint venture of Boeing Co (BA.N) and Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N), bringing the total value of the contract to $4.08 billion.
 
Lockheed Martin + Project Lead The Way... Will Be Leading The Way For Florida School District's STEM Programs
...the U.S. estimates that more than 1.2 million STEM jobs will be unfilled because there will not be enough qualified workers.
 
Ka You Systems...Batter Up...Uplink + Downlink For Anaheim 24/7 Sports Station
Unlike terrestrial solutions, satellite has no points of failure outside of your control. You control the signal from the production facility and uplink to the downlink and receiver.” 
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: A 4K WoW For WOWOW In Japan Using Barnfind System
These programs included a tennis match in the Ariake Colosseum (Koto-ku, Tokyo) and a boxing world title match in the Yokohama International Water Arena (Yokohama Tsuzuki-ku).