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August 24th, 2015
SSL's Satellite Intelsat 34 Is A Good Soldier ... Follows Orders + Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers 
...will support Direct-to-Home television service and broadcast television distribution in Latin America and maritime and aeronautical use in the North Atlantic region.
EXIM De-Funding One Of The Major Reasons For Upcoming Boeing Satellite Manufacturing Job Reductions
Boeing is, apparently, continuing to work with ABS to uncover other means of financing for the new satellite.
ULA's Atlas V 551 Stands Ready ... Launch Of U.S. Navy's MOU-4 Soon
a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system using orbiting satellites and relay ground stations to improve communications for U.S. forces on the move.
Swift Satisfaction: Newtec Pushes 20 Mbps Into 2 MHz
"This latest achievement shows that we are also committed to helping our customers minimize their OPEX by pushing the limits of spectral efficiency.”—Serge Van Herck, CEO, Newtec.
Es’hailSat Hires Promer Qatar Contracting Company W.L.L ... Gonna Build A Teleport
... has the optimum solution for broadcasters in the region not only in terms of technical capabilities and performance, but also in terms of security of content.
Optus Satellite... Nothing Small About Small Business' Optus Satellite Business Continuity
... service supports critical communications via Optus’ Satellite network rather than traditional terrestrial network infrastructure, effectively providing an alternate route for traffic to bypass terrestrial network outages.
Fires In The Northwestern U.S. Captured At Night By Suomi NPP
This image was acquired in the early morning local time on August 19 with the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi NPP satellite.
 SpeedCast Garners A Contract w/Clout ... One Of Its Largest Energy Sector Contracts 
...announces that it has been awarded one of its largest ever satellite service agreements in the energy sector.
An External Platform + Three SmallSats Berthed @ ISS For Research Missions
“We look forward to working with NanoRacks and the research community on taking advantage of this critical hardware device to unlock further discovery right outside of the station."—Ken Shields, Director of Operations, CASIS.
SOHO's Surprise 'Sun' Satellite Does More Than Planned... Facts About Sun + Bonus Discoveries Of 3,000 Comets
But no one could have predicted SOHO's other observational triumph.
Lockheed Martin Gives Tanks To Orbital ATK For Fuel Tanks Contract
“This contract and technology are important elements of our modernized A2100 satellite.”
HISPASAT Takes On The Digital Divide + Delivers Connectivity In Colombia Through Kioscos Vive Digital
enables telephone services and Internet connections to be established regardless of the geographical location of the user, via the simple installation of a small antenna
New Revised NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation, 7th Edition ... Reaching Levels Never Before Seen
With dozens of new and smaller satellites currently, or planned, for space-based imagery via a multitude of constellations, the influx of new Earth Observation data is reaching levels never before seen.
Keysight Technologies' Next Free Webcast Is Upcoming...
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