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May 18th, 2015
 
 
Intelsat Bringing SATCOM Support To Emergency Works In Nepal
"Broadband connectivity is an essential component to ensuring that relief organizations are able to identify and prioritize the needed services and resources as they deliver aid to those impacted by the tragic event.” Kurt Riegelman, Intelsat Sr. V.P., Sales and Marketing.
 
Cause Of Centenario Carnage Begins Investigation
A Russian State Commission has begun the process of determining the reasons for the failure.
 
DigitalGlobe's IKONOS Built By Lockheed Martin Retires...  Celebrates A Lifespan Twice Its Original Expectancy 
 A bittersweet end to memories both tragic—Manhattan after 9/11—and joyful—images of the Olympic villages.

 
 
The Domino Effect...Launch Of Inmarsat’s Third Global Xpress Satellite Delayed Due To Failure Of Centenario Satellite
“This is the third time our Global Xpress program has suffered launch delays because of Proton launch failures."
 
Space Tech Expo Opens Tuesday... Experts In Emerging Technologies In Attendance
This is an opportunity to capitalize on the new market era of expanded private-sector applications and opportunities.
 
SATCOM Playing An Important Role In Bridge Safety—ESA + University Of Nottingham Load Up Their Expertise
“This information is extremely useful for understanding how much the bridge can move under extreme weather conditions."—Bridgemaster Barry Colford.
 
NASA's OPALS Facilitates Space-to-Ground Optical Communications Research
NASA's Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS) on the space station has been conducting cutting-edge research on data transmission since June 2014.
 
Alabama Interns' Software Code Assists In Nepal... SERVIR Team's Hi-Res Imaging Sends Support Recovery 
It is allowing the recipien to receive and print the images and provide them to Nepal government agencies to guide recovery efforts and help those in need.
 
ND SatCom Will Be Debuting Their New SKYWAN 5G @ CommunicAsia2015
No matter if a star, multistar, hybrid or full mesh network is needed, the unique hardware design of SKYWAN 5G reliably fits all topologies within the VSAT world.
 
ESA's Memories... Forty Years Ago... The Evolution From A Ground Station In Spain To The Estrack Network
Four decades of tracking creates memories.
 
Berg Insight Reports 2014's Industrial Automation's Installed Base Of Wireless IoT Devices Reached 10.3 Million
There is a wide range of wireless technologies used in industrial automation with different characteristics and use cases.
 
Optical Surfaces Provide A Lighter Reflection For Maximum Telescopic Performance... Discovering Celestial Objects
To discover new celestial objects and to study known objects more accurately, ultra-high precision telescope mirrors that do not increase payload weights
 
Three Antenna Families Debut From Antenova
“Antenova is experiencing a surge of projects using embedded wireless in M2M, IoT and connected devices."—Colin Newman, Director + V.P. of Sales, Antenova M2M.
 
Expectations By Berg Insight Is For Wireless IoT Devices To Reach 43.5 Million By 2020
The number of wireless IoT devices in automation networks will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.2 percent to reach 43.5 million by 2020.