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March 26th, 2015
 
 
Moving On Up @ SSPI's Board Of Directors—Stott To Chair + McGuirk To President
SSPI’s Board of Directors represents a cross-section of the commercial satellite business, from manufacturing to launch to services.
 
Orbital ATK's GEM Of A Contribution Was Vital To Successful Launch Of ULA's Delta IV Rocket
A rocket propelled launch of a satellite is the end result of numerous companies and experts working to achieve one goal...get it up and launch the satellite(s), another company stepping up to share their contribution is...
 
UK Space Agency Finalizes Seven Projects... From CubeSats To e-Finance... Benefits Emerging Economies   
UK satellite data and cutting-edge space technology plays an ever increasing role on the international scene in both the economies of major and established space nations as well as in the development of emerging space nations. 
 
Sequestration Remains A Serious Threat... And Space Is No Longer A Sanctuary...
"Space "is a global good and has been a driver for economic growth, environmental monitoring, verification of treaties and an enabler for everyday citizens at home and abroad."—Douglas L. Loverro, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy.
 
ConocoPhillips O&G Operations Go With SpeedCast SATCOM Services
The high-performance IP connectivity will be used for operational and social communications, including data and voice, as well as crew welfare applications.
 
Encompass Digital Media Acquires Full Transponder On Intelsat's G-19 Satellite
“G-19 provides D2 clients a home on a broadcast-friendly satellite with the ability to launch on a channel-by-channel basis on a fully saturated transponder."—Vince Matherne, Chief Product Officer, Encompass.
 
Telemetry Ground Station Solution To Be Built By ORBIT Communications
The integrated turnkey solution is based on ORBIT’s AL-4034 5m S-band telemetry system.
 
Partnership Agreement Between Sierra Nevada Corporation + NASA Amended For Dream Chaser®
"The continued agreement and addition of the Closeout Review milestone ensures the entire Dream Chaser Space System continues its path forward to CDR maturation.”—Mark N. Sirangelo, Corporate V.P., Space Systems, SNC.
 
Rohde & Schwarz Debuts Their Smallest Microwave Vector Signal Generator
The setup is perfectly suited for ultrawideband aerospace and defense applications.
 
Harris Receives $25M... Flies In Falcon III® For NATO Nation 
Supplying armed forces with manpack and handheld radios for battlefield communications, enables secure communications interoperability
 
OHB AG Now Known As OHB SE... Adopts Legal Structure Of A Societas Europaea
The shareholders had previously passed a resolution in July 2014 approving this change in corporate status.
 
NSR Expanding Market Share ...Diversity Between Core Satellite Mobility Markets
So what happens when companies merge and then merge again?
 
Space Tech Conference 2015 Faces Challenges + Opportunities 
How are missions changing in a budget-restricted environment? Which technologies will meet future space access and exploration requirements?
 
DLA 15005 Approved Wet Tantalum Capacitor Rolls Out From Vishay Intertechnology
This new capacitor features standard tin/lead (Pb) terminations, with RoHS-compliant 100% tin terminations available.
 
Testing Is Simplified For Long-Haul Comms Apps With Keysight Technologies' Solution
"With these functions integrated within the BERT itself, engineers can modify test settings without the need to reconfigure test setup or cabling.”—Jürgen Beck, V.P. + G.M., Digital + Photonic Test Division. Keysight.