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February 27th, 2015
 
 
Highly Reflective Of Good Technology, AstroMast Deploys On NASA'/JPL's SMAP
"The AstroMesh Reflector is a central feature of the SMAP spacecraft, which will be used to help monitor soil moisture and thus provide critical data about the state of our planet."—John A. Alvarez, general manager, Astro Aerospace. 
 
U.S. Navy and Marine Corp.'s Readiness Severely Suffers Under Sequestration... And More To Follow...
“This means longer timelines to arrive, less time to prevail, if we do, more ships and aircraft out of action when in battle, more sailors, Marines and merchant mariners killed.”—Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert.
 
Argentinian Satellite Tracking Station For Chinese Moon Missions Gets The O.K.
Argentina will be able to access the antenna at least 10 percent of the time to develop research projects under a deal between the two countries.
 
Collaboration Now Official 'Tween DigitalGlobe and the United Nations
UNOOSA and DigitalGlobe will work to develop an online platform to provide easy access to imagery catalogs as well as data and analytical services specifically tailored for the needs of the United Nations.
 
Exelis' CrIS Prepared For Joint Polar Satellite System Integration
“CrIS is proven technology that is already providing high-quality environmental data to the meteorological and climate communities on Suomi NPP.”—Eric Webster,V.P., environmental intelligence, Exelis.
 
Solar Impulse 2 To Remain In Communications With A Special SATCOM Aviator 300SP From Cobham SATCOM
“The SATCOM AVIATOR 300SP system is the lightest SwiftBroadband SATCOM terminal by a large margin and was specifically developed for Solar Impulse to meet the prime weight criterion."—Johan Gericke, Director Systems Engineering, Cobham SATCOM, technical liaison to Solar Impulse.
 
@ CABSAT 2015—ETL Systems With Latest In RF Demos...
ETL has more than 25 years experience in the RF satellite signal distribution sector.
 
@ Satellite 2015: HUBER+SUHNER Will Unveil Radiation Resistant Cables + Space Portfolio
A first-time exhibitor at this event, HUBER+SUHNER will unveil its new SUCOFLEX 200 microwave coaxial cable assemblies including ...
 
A First—Study of the Industry's Workforce To Attract Talent Published By SSPI
“Nearly 70 percent of the human resources executives we interviewed reported having difficulty filling specific positions.”—Robert Bell, Executive Director, SSPI.