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June 15th, 2015
 
 
These NASA CubeSats Are Deigned For Interplanetary Action
By verifying CubeSats are a viable technology for interplanetary missions, and feasible on a short development timeline, this technology demonstration could lead to many other applications to explore and study our solar system.
 
Boeing Binds In With ABS For Their Third 702P Satellite Build
“With the innovative all-electric propulsion design, Boeing is able to maximize payload while decreasing overall satellite mass and cost.”—Mark Spiwak, President, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc.
 
France's President + CEOs Celebrate As OneWeb Selects Airbus Defense + Space To Connect The World w/ Microsatellites
“This partnership is a fantastic new chapter in our space story.  Teaming with OneWeb with a requirement to produce several small satellites each day ..."
 
Space Debris Threats Mitigated By An Ohio Firm...
A small business located in Fairborn, Ohio has developed the JSpOC Mission System (JMS) User Definable Operational Picture.
 
U.S.A.F. Baltops Mission Comms Commitment
"We handle completely different communication aspects here at Baltops, but those differences are what make us a well-rounded team."—Senior Airman Brendan Kennedy, a 1st CBCS satellite communications technician.
 
Improvements To GPS OCX Are Demo'd By Raytheon
"Once delivered, this pathfinding, cyber-hardened ground system will significantly enhance the capabilities GPS brings to military, civil and commercial users worldwide."—Dave Wajsgras, President, Intelligence, Information + Services, Raytheon.
 
New Constellation Technologies + Solutions Will Continue To Be Studied By LeoSat + Thales Alenia Space
The feasibility study is expected to be completed by July. LeoSat expects to be ready to contract for its satellite constellation development within about a year, with the launch taking place in 2019 or 2020.
 
Reciprocity Is The Word Of The Day For KVH Industries + Inmarsat
“Inmarsat’s customers will now gain access to our NEWSlink news and Videotel training content, which are already used by more than 20,000 maritime vessels."—Martin Kits van Heyningen, CEO, KVH.
 
NASA's TRMM Makes For Earth
Since the start of the space age in the 1950s, there has been no confirmed report of an injury resulting from re-entering space objects.
 
RigNet's Gain w/Global Supply Chain Initiative + Follows Up w/Hiring A Director Of Supply Chain
... consists of strategic sourcing, asset management, capital expenditures, inventory management and procurement.
 
O3b Networks Pack Up Trunks For Timor-Leste + Provides IP Trunking Services To Bharti Airtel
Because of the rapid growth of the mobile economy in Timor-Leste, a cost effective solution was needed to cope with the growth of 2G services and ...
 
Harris To Provide Support for Air Force Satellite Control Network Antenna Sites
Work is expected to be complete by Sept. 29, 2015.
 
Rohde & Schwarz Headend Enables Satellite Broadcaster HDT To Expand Their Offerings
The headend can be expanded at any time, making it easy for HDT to add needed channels.
 
Returning To Colorado Offers Another Opportunity To Command...The Guidon Is Passed @21st Space Wing
A mentor once told him the more you talk, the less time you have in command, and Schiess said the clock is ticking.
 
SES S.A.'s White Paper Commentary Foresees Significant Growth Demands In Air + Ship Traffic Connectivity 
"Air travel is now an ubiquitous commodity."
 
What's Next? FlyingFish™ At Paris Airshow, Le Bourget 2015... Horizon Technologies' Second Gen
The newest version of FlyingFish™ is able to be installed on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in addition to the more traditional fixed-wing ISR aircraft
 
SMI Presents Global MilSatCom Returns To London ... Answers Challenges To Military, Business + Financial Issues
The three-day conference will identify new and emerging technologies to further enhance end-user capabilities.
 
UAS Portfolio Is Expanded By Trimble With Multirotor
“The collaboration will enable our customers to use a technology rapidly growing in popularity due to its flexibility and productivity.”—Todd Steiner, Product Marketing Director, Geospatial Division, Trimble.