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March 11th, 2015
NASA + ULA ...The Night Before Launch.... Ready, Steady For Studies Of Magnetic Fields That Explosively Release Energy
The mission studies the mystery of how magnetic fields around Earth connect and disconnect, explosively releasing energy via a process known a magnetic reconnection.
UK Ministry Of Defence's Greatest Defense Is Airbus Defence + Space... Provides Worldwide Air + Ground Asset Tracking 
ATS requires reliability across all of its components including the satellite airtime provided by Airbus Defence and Space to transmit GPS data from assets in the field.

General Dynamics Making MUOS Upgrades For U.S. Army Manpacks
"General Dynamics Mission Systems provides what soldiers need to connect with the game-changing MUOS tactical communications system."—Chris Marzilli, President, General Dynamics Mission Systems.
The Debut Of STS Global, Inc.
"We are primed to deliver excellence in reliable systems and services with great customer value.”—David Hersberg, CEO, STS Global.
Space Foundation Congratulates NASA...A Two Minute Test Fire Of The Most Powerful Rocket Booster Ever Takes Months To Heat
It took months to heat the 1.6 million pound booster to 90 degrees Fahrenheit to verify its performance at the highest end of the booster’s accepted propellant temperature range.
L-3 Communication Systems-West Gets The Nod For Nodes From Laser Light™ Communications For New Global Commercial Satellite System
...combines the power of satellites with the power of free space optics (“lasers”) to transmit data at rates 100 times faster than conventional radio frequency (RF) satellite systems.
@ CABSAT 2015: Arabsat Will Be Joined By Hellas Sat At The Event
The company will showcase the capabilities of its current and future satellites fleet.
An Equity Stake By Boeing In SoftBank's Disaster Response Satellite System
The group will evaluate the concepts and propose them to Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.
@ CABSAT 2015: Qatar's Es'hailSat To Showcase Their First Satellite
"CABSAT will help us to achieve our goal to become a world-class satellite operator and center of excellence in the region."—Ali l Kuwari, CEO, Es'hailSat.
Heading To The 31st Space Symposium? Register By March 20th and Save Some Bucks...
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will give brief welcoming remarks at the opening ceremony, which is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, to be followed by the grand opening of the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center and Pavilion, with displays of the world's latest space technology, equipment and services.
@ CABSAT 2015: Touring Time For Carrier ID, Conducted By IRG
The tour itself will walk participants through those stages, beginning with how CID is included at transmission, visiting encoder and modulator manufacturer, Work Microwave.
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: Integrasys' Satmotion SNG Does Away With Real-Time NOC and Broadcaster Coordination Necessities
Intregrasys has designed an easy to use tool for Line-Up automation, inspired from the well-known Satmotion VSAT auto-commissioning.
Projects Submitted To HISPASAT Satellite Innovation Contest Begins Selection Process 
The awards ceremony will take place in June at HISPASAT’s headquarters, and will end a series of celebrations that have taken place throughout this anniversary year.
Orbital ATK Will Be In the Product Spotlight Business In DC Next Week
The Orbital ATK exhibit features innovative satellite servicing technology including our Mission Extension Vehicle built for ViviSat which provides in-orbit satellite life extension service to virtually all geostationary satellites.
BGAN and the Drone... A Comms Tale By Inmarsat and Parrot
“The Parrot Bebop Drone will give journalists on location another valuable tool to enable them to deliver breaking news first."—Martin Turner, Director, Media, Enterprise, Inmarsat.
Mobility Product Portfolio Expanded Through New SpeedCast and Thuraya Agreement
“The agreement between Thuraya and SpeedCast will expand our portfolio in the MSS arena.”—Andrew Burdall, Vice President of Strategic Business Development, SpeedCast.
Lockheed Martin Has Their Fingers On The Brüel & Kjær PULSE
The system also provides a dedicated, streamlined workflow to simplify system setup, data recording, monitoring, and post-processing analysis.
Assisting With The Acceleration Of The EU SATCOM Industry
This year will see a range of new initiatives from EUsatcom aimed at delivering new marketing opportunities to corporations and new networking vehicles for individual members.
MTN's Cruise Ships See Stats At-Sea Change...Two-Year Transformation of Internet Speeds, Revenues and Value
..."due to satellite technology limitations and costs, passengers and crew got slow Internet that was expensive compared to what they were used to at home.”
NovelSat's New Version Of SMOS Stands Up To Weather, Offers Ka-Band Support + Upgrade
the high bandwidth availability in the Ka-spectrum and frequency re-use capabilities across multiple beams enable the delivery of more capacity at faster speeds to smaller dishes.