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July 1st, 2015
 
 
Third Time Is Not The Charm As Third Company Has Mishap...SpaceX  Explodes w/Supplies + Experiments On Way To ISS...
The good news is that no one died as a result of this launch anomaly
 
Rocket Lab Is The First For The Kiwis ... Build + Operate An Orbital Launch Site... This Year In New Zealand
“Creating and operating our own launch site is a necessity to meet the demands of our growing customer manifest,”
 
NASA Accelerates New Horizons Spacecraft... Traveling 32,500 Miles Per Hour... 'Nudges' It Into Pluto's Path
While it may appear to be a minute adjustment for a spacecraft moving 32,500 miles per hour, the impact is significant.
 
The Knowledge Center Debuts From GVF
"The GVF Training Program has reached a level of maturity and breadth that makes it ideal to serve as the primary, always-available knowledge resource for technical and other SATCOM professionals."—David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF.
 
From A Mod To A Technical Refresh, Lockheed Martin Has More Work On AEHF
Needed work on AEHF will be handled by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
 
Successful Demo By Rockwell Collins Of Their M-Code GPS Receiver In A DAGR Distributed Device
“This demonstration paves the way for the D3 to incorporate the next-generation GPS capability that our GB-GRAM-M provides.”—Mike Jones, V.P. + G.M., Communication + Navigation Products, Rockwell Collins.
 
Aireon + Isavia Enter Into MOU To Improve Safety + Save Fuel 
... will be visible to air traffic control, including over polar and oceanic airspace, where current surveillance is limited or does not exist.
 
The Thermal Protection System For Sierra Nevada Corp.'s DreamChaser Completes Several Tests
“Safety of crew and cargo is most important to our team as we continue to mature the spacecraft design.”—Mark N. Sirangelo, Corporate V.P., Space Systems, SNC.
 
Summer Courses In Spain Linked Via HISPASAT 1D
Through its satellite fleet, HISPASAT continues to be a perfect technology partner for the spread of knowledge, facilitating information access for as far as the coverage of its satellites will reach.
 
ESA's Rosetta Reveals More Than Simple Balls Of Ice + Dust... This Comet Has Perfect Circular Pits
Almost immediately, scientists began to wonder about several surprisingly deep, almost perfectly circular pits on the comet’s surface.
 
RigNet Keeps 'em Connected w/Remote Managed Offshore Communications... Southeast Asia Awards Multi-Year Deal 
“Remote connectivity is not a commodity service in the markets we serve."
 
Cobham SATCOM Delivers The First Stabilized Drive-Away VSAT Antenna
focused on ultra-reliable connectivity even in situations where the vehicle is experiencing sudden movements or rocking on its suspension while the antenna is transmitting.
 
iDefigo Group + KORE Join Forces @ Security Exhibition and Conference To Further M2M Surveillance
“We’re continuing to see growth in this area both nationally and internationally with a number of our security and asset management customers.”
 
XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby - Sports Facilities Show Mapping By Pléiades Satellites
Look down now at what will soon be crawling with people come time for the XV Pacific Games.
 
Partnership 'Tween Vocality Int'l + Kingston University To Develop Connectivity Solutions
A knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) grant worth £262,000 has been awarded to Vocality International to assist in the development of these ground breaking new ubiquitous technologies.