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March 25th, 2015
 
 
Launch Successful...ULA's Delta IV On The Way To Deliver U.S.A.F.'s GPS IIF-9 Satellite
Fog didn't dampen the spirits of those involved in a successful launch today of the GPS IIF-9 launch for the United States Air Force.
 
A Lofty Project Now In The Arianespace Launch Zone
Flight VS11's passengers—built by OHB System, with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. supplying their navigation payloads—are the third and fourth Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites in the Galileo program.
 
Copernicus EO Data To Be Fed Into New UK Facility For Dissemination
Copernicus is launching a family of satellites, called Sentinels, that will provide accurate, timely and easily accessible information to improve the management of our environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security.
 
Airbus Defence & Space' PeruSat-1 To Be Launched By Arianespace In 2016
The first satellite of this type to be operated by Peru, it will be placed in Sun-synchronous orbit.
 
Amazonas 5 Build Booked For MDA's SSL Division By Export Development Canada For HISPASAT Group
EDC is Canada’s leading provider of financing, insurance and bonding products for Canadian companies that have business outside of Canada.
 
Moog's Pogo Suppression Valves...Just One Of Many Items In The Successful Launch Of ULA's Delta IV Mission 
The Boeing GPS IIF-9 satellite is equipped with Moog thruster valves, isolation valves and service valves that contribute to the satellite’s Attitude Control System (ACS).
 
U.S. Air Force Is Elated w/Launch Of GPS IIF-9 From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station 
"I'm elated with today's successful launch. The GPS constellation remains healthy, strong and robust, and, in over 20 years since initial operational capability, GPS has never failed to deliver on its global positioning, navigation, and timing commitments..."
 
Key EMEA Services From Inmarsat Are Transitioned To Alphasat
“Transitioning our EMEA L-band services to Alphasat enhances Inmarsat’s capabilities in this key region."—Ruy Pinto, Group Chief Operations Officer (COO), Inmarsat.
 
The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon Hughes Government Solutions For Digital Signage + Learning Management
"This contract vehicle also complements our existing contract with Texas DIR, on which we offer satellite broadband to rural schools and agencies, further adding depth and breadth to our educational technology offerings."—Tony Bardo, Ass't V.P., Government Solutions, Hughes.
 
Malibu Division of Communications & Power Industries Reaps The $2.5M Award For Supporting The Reaper®/Predator®
When it comes to the military theater, commanders who receive data and images in near real-time have a real chance of being one step ahead with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) information and making this possible is...
 
U.S. Army's PRC-155 Manpacks Connect With General Dynamics DMRs In MUOS Test Lab
"This demonstrates the Navy's work, in collaboration with the Army, to deliver on the promise of the MUOS satellite communications to joint forces worldwide."—Chris Marzilli, President, General Dynamics Mission Systems.
 
Campaign Initiated By United Launch Alliance To Name Their New Rocket... Voting Underway...
“ULA’s new rocket represents the future of space—innovative, affordable and reliable.”—Tory Bruno, President + CEO, ULA.
 
The Greatest Generations Foundation Receives Support From XCom Global
TGGF is the only non-profit organization devoted to helping veterans return to their battlefields and enabling closure of their war experiences while at the same time documenting these visits to educate youth about key war events and their relevance.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—New Media Center Opens In Los Angeles For Globecast
Globecast’s Media Factory steps beyond traditional media management, logistics and playout services.
 
On Board Bandwidth Pumped Up By Marlink For Windfarm Project + Simon Møkster Vessel
“Boosting bandwidth on a project basis is becoming more commonplace as technical projects evolve to require more high-end connectivity.”—Lars Jørgen Andersen, Key Account Manager, Marlink.
 
Nation’s Adoption Of Digital TV Is “Fiasco” According to South African Opposition Parliamentarians 
has severely criticized South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma for failures in decision making, which has resulted in a “legislative nightmare and confusing reporting lines”.
 
Ellington Airport In Houston Signs Agreement To Host Sierra Nevada Corporation's Uncrewed Dream Chaser Spacecraft
The Dream Chaser Cargo System is an autonomous system developed to provide cargo transportation services to the International Space Station (ISS).
 
@ NAB 2015: Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—AVIWEST Has A Backpack For Their DMNG PRO Uplink System
"The new backpack for DMNG PRO is an ideal accessory, streamlining the live newsgathering process further by making it easy for broadcasters to carry and use our equipment in the field."—Erwan Gasc, CEO, AVIWEST.