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September 29th, 2015
 
 
Arianespace Is All Pumped Up With Launch Approval + Initiates Prep For The Following Mission
The September 30 liftoff was authorized at completion of the launch readiness review.
 
exactEarth's Newest AIS Satellite Launched By ISRO To Compliment exactView™ Constellation
"The successful launch of our first equatorial orbiting satellite is another important step in our growing constellation of satellites."—Philip Miller, V.P., Operations + Engineering, exactEarth.
 
Thales Alenia Space + CNES 'Dive In' To Design + Develop Poseidon-3C's Radar Altimeter On SWOT Oceanography Satellite 
These instruments added the measurement of river and lake heights, creating a boom in "space hydrology", which is at the heart of the SWOT mission. 
 
Ariane Flight VA226 Stands Ready + Waits For The Order To Launch Tomorrow
...during the mission is Sky Muster, which will deliver broadband services to more than 200,000 rural and remote Australians.
 
China Times It Right Launches A First .... Satellite w/Hydrogen Atomic Clock
For the first time the satellite featured a hydrogen atomic clock.
 
Lockheed Martin's Fence Of Dynamic Proportions For Spatial Investigations Passes Crucial CDR
The Space Fence S-band radar system design will detect, track, and catalog orbital objects in space more than 1.5 million times a day to predict and prevent space-based collisions.
 
Advantech Wireless Brings 2Gen GaN SSPA/SSP To Fruition For MilGov Use
These units are designed to replace older generation 750W TWTs, with exceeding performance and lower OPEX cost.”—Cristi Damian, V.P., Business Development, Advantech Wireless.
 
C-COM Satellite Systems + China Communications Technology Company Have An Understanding
The signed agreement authorizes CCT to become a C-COM reseller and allows them to deliver turnkey solutions integrated with iNetVu® mobile antenna products to their worldwide customer base.
 
Specialized Tactical Radios To Be Supplied To U.S. Special Ops Command
“The Harris STC handheld is a highly advanced, multiband radio capable of reaching virtually anyone, anywhere, regardless of waveform or device."—Chris Young, President, Harris Communication Systems.
 
NASA Engages 27 Organizations To Lead STEM Programs
Goals also include enabling STEM education, improving U.S. scientific literacy, advancing national educational goals, and leveraging science activities through partnerships.
 
NSR’s 5th Edition Satellite Operator Financial Analysis (SOFA) There's No Sitting Down On The Job w/These Dramatic Stats 
do our traditional FSS satellites with transponder counts in the dozens just become obsolete?
 
New Radiation-Hardened Multiplexers For Satellites + Manned Spacecraft Debut From Intersil™
Both multiplexers provide a cold spare redundant capability, allowing the connection of two or three additional unpowered multiplexers to a common databus.
 
WTA's 'Family' Just Got Bigger... Eutelsat, Globecomm + Signalhorn Apply For Teleport Certification
Eutelsat, Globecomm and Signalhorn joined du, Elara Comunicaciones, GlobalSat and The Talia Group agree to serve as beta customers for the program.
 
Industrial Strength Wireless Router For M2M Is Launched By BEC Technologies
"The MX-200 will allow customers to deploy machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions quickly, cost effectively and lower the total cost of ownership (TCO).”—D’Andre Ladson, Product Marketing Director, BEC.