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June 17th, 2015
 
 
The "Re-Foundation" Of Arianespace
"The planned increase in Airbus Safran Launchers' stake in Arianespace reinforces our confidence in the future."—Stéphane Israël, Chairman + CEO, Arianespace.
 
July 22nd Launch Of The 7th WGS Satellite For The U.S.A.F. After Safe Delivery To Kennedy Space Center
“The WGS constellation provides highly capable military communications that leverages cost-effective production methods and the latest technological advances.”—Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, U.S.A.F. program executive officer for Space + Commander, SMC.
 
Commitments Made By Five European Nations To "Do More" When It Comes To Monitoring + Tracking Space Objects...
The five European Union member states will cooperate with the European Union Satellite Centre (SATCEN), established by the Council Joint Action, to implement the provision of the SST services.
 
The DISA Strategic Plan For 2015 to 2020 Is Released...
This agency will remain in step with, or ahead of, our mission partners and proactively evolve capability requirements to meet operational needs."—Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, Director, DISA.
 
Papeete Will Be Home To New Indra-Built Galileo TT&C Station
This contract was awarded by the company Airbus Defence and Space in the UK, under a program of, and funded by, the European Union.
 
Moving On Up—AsiaSat Names Balaam + Cubbon To Vice Presidencies
"With this new structure, we will better use our resources and more clearly focus our efforts in the market."—William Wade, President + CEO, AsiaSat.
 
HISPASAT Names The Winners Of Their Best Telecommunications Satellite Innovation Project
This ceremony is the successful culmination of the series of activities scheduled by HISPASAT to mark the company's 25th anniversary.
 
Bringing Globecast + MEASAT Together To Meld Their SATCOM + Distribution Expertise Is Bright Lights Media
“This deal reinforces Globecast’s position as a complete media services company."—Yew Weng Soo, Managing Director, Globecast Asia.
 
New Vessel Tracking System Debuts from Iridium Partner Rock Seven
“Our aim was to create a reliable, low-cost system for global vessel tracking that can fit the budget of all vessel owners and operators."—Nick Farrell, Director, Rock Seven.
 
Moving On Up—Northrop Grumman Names Linksy As A V.P.
Linsky will lead a sector-wide effort to deliver more reliable, sustainable and affordable products for Northrop Grumman customers.
 
World Teleport Association Tells The Top Operator Rankings for 2014... Includes The "Fast Twenty"
Average spending across the operators equaled 41percent of revenues...
 
C-COM Satellite Systems Endorses SSPI's Better Satellite World Campaign
The project seeks to change the way the market understands the importance and relevance of the global satellite market.
 
RUAG Space To Supply Meteorological Instruments + Structures for Europe’s 'Pillar' Weather Satellites
 This means that the second-generation Metop satellites will be providing Europe with weather data past the year 2040.
 
Turnkey Playout System For Singtel TV Is Ideal
The multi-channel HD solution incorporates a number of SoftCast modules including multiple channels of SC-AutoPlay for HD channel-in-a-box automation and playout.