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August 13th, 2015
 
 
The Sheathing Of MUOS-4 Completed By Lockheed Martin In Prep For August 31st Launch
“Delivery of this fourth satellite for the U.S. Navy completes the initial MUOS constellation and provides near-global coverage for the network.”—Iris Bombelyn, V.P. of Narrowband Communications, Lockheed Martin.
 
Orbital ATK Is Presenting Products + Propulsion @ The Small Satellite Conference
Orbital ATK is showcasing their flight-proven LEO and geostationary orbit spacecraft at the conference.
 
ALAS, Two-Way Comms Heading Into Langley Research Center Via Globalstar + ADS-B Technologies
"With our unique architecture and scalable capacity, the ALAS system is able to track aircraft effectively and consistently, second by second."—Jay Monroe, Chairman + CEO, Globalstar.
 
A Connectivity Asset From HISPASAT For Ruta BBVA 2015
The Ruta BBVA 2015 is starting its journey across Colombia on its thirtieth edition.
 
ULA Atlas V To Send The Second Cygnus Off To The ISS
“We are committed to meeting all CRS mission requirements, and we are prepared to continue to supply the Space Station.”—David W. Thompson, President + CEO, Orbital ATK
 
Preparing for GOES-R at NOAA's Hazardous Weather Testbed (Video)
This video highlights the work done from May 4 to June 12, 2015 (during the height of severe weather season).
 
Barging Ahead — Gulf Marine Services To Gain SpeedCast International SATCOM Services
SpeedCast will deliver principle support for GMS from its Dubai, U.A.E. sales and support center, backed by its global support network.
 
Inmarsat's Digital Frontiers Initiative To Address Comms Inadequacies In Emerging Markets
“Satellite remains the only viable means of providing universal internet access beyond the reach of terrestrial communications in emerging markets, particularly in Africa."—Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat.
 
SSPI's Reminder ...  Promises This Event Will Be Memorable ... Promise + Mentor Awards Nominations 
Nominees for the Promise Award must demonstrate initiative, innovation, creativity and problem-solving skills that positively impact 
 
For High Bandwidth Space Apps, Microsemi's RTG4 FPGA Development Kit Debuts
"Our RTG4 Development Kit provides customers ease of design for space applications."—Minh Nguyen, Sr. MARCOM Mgr. for space and aviation, Microsemi.
 
WORK Microwave... Moving On Into New US Offices + Moving On Up Is Sun To V.P.
"This will be advantageous to expanding our four product groups, and especially the Satcom Technologies product line."—Dr. Günter Prokoph, managing director, WORK Microwave.
 
iNetVu® To Unveil iNetVu® inMotion SOTM Antenna @ IBC
This state-of-the-art, low profile, Ka-band antenna provides affordable broadband connectivity via satellite to all mobile ground platforms.