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July 13th, 2015
 
 
SpeedCast International Gathers In NewSat's Teleport + Satellite Service Biz
"NewSat’s state-of-the-art teleport infrastructure and highly experienced operations and engineering team also enhances our ability to serve our customers in Asia-Pacific."—Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, SpeedCast.
 
Star One C4 + MSG-4 Enter The Arianespace Launch Zone
The completed Ariane 5 was moved today (Monday, July 13th) on its mobile launch table from the Final Assembly Building.
 
All Set To Revolutionize The Telecoms Market... ESA, Eutelsat + Airbus Defence & Space Sign On For New Satellite Design
The first Quantum satellite will be delivered in 2018 and operated by Eutelsat.
 
Spaceflight Partners w/Spire, Tethers Unlimited, BitBeam + Syrlinks to Expand Its Global Communications Business
...and will bring the total to 24 stations online by the end of 2015 and more than 45 online by the end of 2016.
 
SMC's Systems Support NASA's Launch... Sends In The Balloons 
 The launch window was only three minutes long - so timing the launch with favorable winds was critical.
 
Arianespace All Set To Push Star One C4 + MSG-4 Satellites Out To Orbit
Ariane 5 will deliver a total lift performance of more than 8,580 kg. on the July 15 mission, designated Flight VA224.
 
Ku-Band SSPA/SSPB SapphireBlu UltraLinear Considerations Debut From Advantech Wireless
“These units are designed as an alternative to legacy TWTs and Klystrons in large teleports."—Cristi Damian, V.P., Business Development, Advantech Wireless.
 
Command Of The U.S.A.F.'s 30th Space Wing @ Vandenberg Air Force Base Turned Over To Colonel Moss
"The things we do here are unbelievably important, and the people who do them are simply amazing."—Colonel J. Christopher Moss, Commander, 30th Space Wing.
 
Moving On Up... Thales Alenia Space España Names Bellido As CEO
Mr. Bellido replaces Juan Garcés de Marcilla.
 
Roscosmos Contracts w/Progress Rocket and Space Center To Test Organisms... Hopefully Better Success Than Previously 
...the representatives reported they had met the criteria in which half of “passengers” survived.
 
Major New Space Facilities Are Opened In The U.K.
Two new space facilities are opened at the UK Space Gateway in Oxfordshire.
 
Australia's Gold Coast Is The Setting For The 33rd AIAA ICSSC...
Even though fibre networks tend to dominate discussion of broadband telecommunications, this is a wireless world, and satellites remain the only platform to offer communications anywhere, anytime.
 
Newtec Preparing Product Debuts For The Upcoming IBC2015 Event In Amsterdam
Making its IBC debut at this event will be Newtec Dialog 1.2, an updated version of the multiservice platform which guarantees optimal modulation and bandwidth allocation.
 
U.S. Marines Select GATR Technologies®... It's A First... $11M For Air-Filled Terminals
The 370 lb. HBSI-PT has the same performance as a 4,000-lb. Mobile (trailer) Terminal (MT) but packages far below the size of other compact terminals. 
 
Space Commercial Services Aerospace Group Looks Sharp w/ TheSquare Kilometer Array (SKA)... World’s Largest Astronomy Enterprise 
...delivers systems engineering services to the pre-construction phase of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), the world’s largest radio telescope under construction in the country. 
 
Keysight Technologies Offers Free Webinar Regarding Aerospace & Defense Test + Measurement Trends
Test engineers, systems engineers, and managers who develop, test and characterize products in the aerospace and defense industry are invited on July 23rd.
 
Olé! Avanti’s HYLAS 1 Appointed By Quantis To Service Broadcast Deployment For Aragon Government In Spain

"With this agreement we strengthen our position in the broadcast market..."
 
New Technologies + Products Scheduled To Debut @ IBC2015 By Bridge Technologies
"Among other product, we are revealing new virtualized probes and incredibly versatile new tools that will set new industry benchmarks for value.”—Simen K. Frostad, Chairman, Bridge Technologies.