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April 30th, 2015
 
 
Dauria Aerospace + ILS ... Plan Their Dual-Launch Projects Together Using Proton...Stack 'Em Up + Go
With this agreement, ILS would identify spacecraft that could be paired with Dauria’s ATOM spacecraft...
 
Thaicom Responds With SATCOM Equipment + Engineers To Assist With Nepal Earthquake Disaster
"During crises such as these, satellite is often the only system available for vital communications and this system will provide the first means of communications since the earthquake."—Suphajee Suthumpan, Chairman + CEO. Thaicom.
 
SES Joins emergency.lu... Expedites Connectivity Services To The Devastated Nepal
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, April 25, and aftershocks, have claimed more than 5,500 lives—rescue efforts are intensifying.
 
Jeff Bezo Is Tickled Pink With Blue Origin's Test Launch Of New Shepard... Almost 100 Percent Successful
"In fact, if New Shepard had been a traditional expendable vehicle, this would have been a flawless first test flight."
 
NASA's MESSENGER...A Bittersweet End To An 11-Year Journey As Mission Is Accomplished
The mood in the Mission Operations Center at APL was both somber and celebratory as team members watched MESSENGER’s telemetry drop out for the last time...
 
 KVH Keeps Afloat...Launches Global Conference Series + Addresses Key Trends In Maritime Connectivity
"With the exploding demand for broadband at sea coupled with the challenges of controlling costs in a competitive market..."
 
TSF Brings Their Expertise To The Nepal Disaster
NSF teams have set up a high-speed satellite Internet connection for the UNRDC—United Nations Reception/Departure Center.
 
COM DEV Ups Their Record Breaking $65 Million (Canadian) Commercial Contract w/$10 Million More
Report indicated that the multiple-satellite award was its largest ever commercial contract in excess of $65 million, $38 million of it was recorded as an order. 
 
Globalstar Europe... It's So Fine That Sat-Fi's Capabilities Enable Connections When Beyond Range Of Mobile Network
“Although we live in a connected world, there are still billions of people who work, play and live in remote locations lacking reliable and affordable voice and data communications."
 
 Advantech Wireless successfully completes a live demonstration of its Cellular Backhaul LTE Solution in LATAM.
Once again Advantech Wireless has demonstrated its technology is able to support all market applications.
 
 Globalstar Europe Satellite Services SPOT + Rescue Extreme Athletes In Sahara
With sand in their eyes and no other competitors in line of sight, athletes did occasionally miss the markers and stray off course.
 
HISPASAT's Best SATCOM Innovation Project Contest Now Enters The Second Round
In round two, which is now under way, the jury will assess the technical soundness of these five projects before delivering its final decision this May.