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June 18th, 2015
 
 
An Important EO Vehicle Is Now En Route To Vandenberg AFB For An August Launch
Jason-3 will secure the long-term continuity of high-precision ocean altimetry measurements in support of climate monitoring, operational oceanography and seasonal forecasting.
 
Globalstar's SPOT Integration With Lockheed Martin Flight Service
"Our units have helped initiate over 3,500 rescues worldwide, which has included aviation rescue operations."—Jake Rembert, V.P., Sales, Globalstar.
 
Satellite Operator ABE In Bolivia Completes Trial Campaign With Newtec Technology
The Ka-band tests demonstrated three main use-case scenarios.
 
The Speakers Have Been Announced For The Space Foundation's Space Technology + Investment Forum
Enjoy the in-depth discussions and content rich briefings about current trends and opportunities, networking activities, private meetings and the chance to hear about ground-breaking innovations.
 
EOMAP Adds To The Interest In The South China Sea With Shallow Water Bathymetry
“Such techniques from satellite allow us to map these islands from space and provide options for continuous mapping at regular intervals."—A.S. Mittal, CEO, EOMAP Asia Pacific.
 
Operations Cease For NASA's Aquarius Instrument Aboard the SAC-D Satellite
Aquarius was a pathfinder mission to demonstrate that accurate, scientifically-significant measurements of salinity could be made from space.
 
Globalstar To The Rescue... Disaster Tech Lab Is SPOT On w/Rescues In Nepal
The device includes a ‘check-in’ button to send to Disaster Tech Lab’s headquarters with a prepared message, indicating that all is OK...
 
ITC Global Goes Off The Shelf w/Services... Successful Fleet Transition For Shelf Drilling's 35 Rigs 
This global VSAT solution supports a fleet of 35 jack-up drilling rigs
 
In Real-Time, Complete Imaging Of Earth Is The Plan For BlackSky Global
“The launch of BlackSky Global marks a major leap forward in opening up access to images from space and enabling constant global awareness."—Peter Wegner, CTO, BlackSky Global.
 
U.S.A.F. Space + Missile Systems Center Awards Raytheon US$39M Faster Fielding Of GPS Receivers To The Warfighter
Fiscal 2014 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $16,319,409 are being obligated at the time of award.
 
NSR's Webinar... Aeronautical Satcom Market: Has In-Flight Connectivity Left the Gate?
With more airlines offering Wi-Fi on-board their planes each year, the past mishaps of in-flight connectivity (IFC) via satellite seem like a bad dream.
 
SIGINT System Flies In From Horizon Technologies
“Our customers have been asking for a lighter weight tactical system which can be integrated on a range of UAVs."—John Beckner, CEO, Horizon.
 
ACARS Data Transmissions Complete Initial Flight Tests Using Cobham SATCOM's SwiftBroadband System
"These first flights with enabled SBB ACARS data are a significant milestone on our journey to the e-enabled flight deck."—Kim Gram, V.P., Aeronautical Business Unit, Cobham SATCOM.
 
LizardTech Conducts Defense-Oriented Demos Of MrSID + More @ The GEOINT 2015 Symposium
“Guess How Many Lizards"...There will be a large jar filled with lizards and the person with the closest guess will win a $100 gift card to amazon.com.