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April 13th, 2015
 
 
Vanguard Is At The Vanguard Of New Space Technologies + Products...A Good Reflection On Them
Fixed mesh reflectors are half the weight of competing antennas, are impervious to vibration during launch, and reduce shadows that can block solar arrays on satellites. 
 
ULA Delays Atlas V Launch For National Defense... U.S. Air Force's AFSPC-5 Awaits Mission
The launch will be delayed two weeks to resolve an undisclosed issue with the payload...
 
SES GS Takes The GOLD For NASA
“The images that GOLD will take are unprecedented. It’s something that scientists have wanted since the beginning of space exploration.”"
 
Vulcan Rockets To Starring Role @ United Launch Alliance
"ULA’s new Vulcan rocket is a game-changer in terms of creating endless possibilities in space."—Tory Bruno, President + CEO, United Launch Alliance
 
Two Satellites For KT Sat To Be Built By Thales Alenia Space
Built on the upgraded Spacebus 4000B2 platform from Thales Alenia Space, Koreasat-7 will be fitted with Ku-band transponders and Ka-band transponders.
 
SpaceX Hoped To Make History But Clouds (Not The Good Type) Changed Those Plans
Clouds for computer storage are a good thing, but clouds, strong winds and lightening...not so much
 
KVH Market Share Is Double Of Competitors Relates Industry Report...Surpasses 20,000 Target Now @ 50,000
“The COMSYS Maritime VSAT Report, 4th Edition” concludes that KVH mini-VSAT Broadband service has nearly double the number of vessels in service versus that of the nearest competitor
 
Clipper Round The World Race + McMurdo...MOD Saves Man Swept Overboard...Register To Win AIS MOB @ Webinar
 “…my AIS device saved my life…”  Clipper Race Sailor Andrew Taylor Releases Book Detailing Amazing Rescue at Sea Using McMurdo AIS Man Overboard Solution

 
 
Satellite Connectivity For Aeronautical Markets Pursued By NSR In An Upcoming Report...
This complete analytical tool helps readers track the development and advances of this evolving market and answer fundamental questions about aeronautical SATCOM services.
 
Advantech Wireless Is Noticed Globally + Rewarded @ IAIR Awards®
...was selected for being a leading wireless broadband communications solution provider that allows clients to achieve reliable connectivity anywhere in the world thanks to its...
 
Northrop Grumman's 'Welcome To Our Neighborhood' Takes On New Meaning @ 31st Space Symposium
The Company will be participating in several events at the annual event at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado
 
Thuraya Telecommunications Goes Limitless Beyond Line-Of-Sight
It allows for the transmission of real-time encrypted communications directly to an operations room or another network anywhere in the world, be it land or sea...
 
 SSPI Opens Scholarship Program To Deserving Students...Assist w/High Costs Of Undergrad + Post-Grad Studies
The SSPI Scholarship Program assists deserving students with meeting the high costs of undergraduate and post-graduate study in satellite-related disciplines.
 
STEM Studies Front + Center @ 31st Space Symposium Through Air Force Associatiom
“We believe it is important to get industry tools into the hands of tomorrow’s leaders in space.."—Paul Graziani, CEO, AGI.
 
 NSR’s Wireless Backhaul via Satellite, 9th Edition...Have Seen Changes + Developments On All Levels
2014 and 2015 have seen filings for LEO orbits, while SpaceX and OneWeb officially announced their plans to launch such systems...
 
Of SatBroadcasting Interest: The Good Life, Courtesy of AsiaSat + TVMONDE On AsiaSat 5
At its launch in Asia, ‘TV5MONDE Style HD’ offers six four-hour blocks of art of living programming per day during the weekdays.
 
Imagine Communications, Does Just That...  Imagines + Then Provides                                                                                  
“Broadcasters are increasingly challenged to find quick and cost-effective ways to expand their audiences through multiscreen services,”
 
McMurdo Goes Fishing For Compliments... First Official Safety Beacon Partner Of “Deadliest Catch” 
“Enabling a faster search and rescue process is paramount when dealing with the frigid cold waters of the Bering Sea, where ‘Deadliest Catch’ vessels are deployed.
 
Norsat's New Family Member... That Is Quieter, Costs Less + Provides High Performance 
“The launch of the 5000 Series is a testament to Norsat’s continued commitment to deliver high performance products to meet the requirements of our customers and demand in the marketplace." Dr. Amiee Chan, chief executive officer of Norsat.
 
Intelsat, BT Group + ITC Global Scramble After Cyclone Pam To Assist South Pacific Island Of Vanuatu
"Our thoughts are with those impacted by Cyclone Pam, and we are proud to be able to respond quickly with these communications services.”
 
Harris Receives $27 Million From USSOCOM... Birds Of A Feather Flock Together...Falcon III® Wideband Secures SatComs
The radios enable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to extend secure wideband networking to the tactical edge, in addition to critical terrestrial and ground-to-air communications.
 
SES Partners w/ Technology Innovators To Bring... Live + Linear From Las Vegas @ NAB
“Satellites provide the best solution for delivering high quality, premium content into the homes of American viewers..."