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October 12th, 2015
 
 
Intelsat's Satellites Sit Between A Rock + A Hard Place As Russian Military Satellites Are A Bit Too Cozy
The Russian satellite was manipulated so that at times it was as close as 6.2 miles or 10 kilometers to the Intelsat's sats. 
 
Optical Class Spacecraft Structure For James Webb Telescope Completed By Northrop Grumman
"The spacecraft structure provides state of the art capabilities to support the James Webb Space Telescope's first light mission."—Andy Cohen, Manager, Webb Telescope Spacecraft, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. 
 
The OCSD CubeSat Is On Orbit + Fully Operational—Confirmation Rec'd By NASA + The Aerospace Corporation
"Technology demonstration missions like OCSD are driving exploration."—Steve Jurczyk, Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), NASA.
 
ILS Readies For Proton M Launch Of TURKSAT-4B To Provide Telecommunication + DTV Over Continents
satellite will provide telecommunication and direct TV broadcasting services over a wide geographic region between west of China and east of England spanning Turkey, as well as Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
 
Comtech EF Data's New Position, VP Of Market Development, Goes To A Mobile Backhaul Veteran
Swardh will lead Comtech EF Data’s market development, business development and product marketing functions for the 2G/3G/LTE mobile backhaul market.
 
Advantech Wireless' Latin America Military Client Engages In Multi-Million-Dollar Purchase Of 1.2-meter Engage™ Class VSAT
the award-winning Adaptive Satellite Access Technology (A-SAT-IITM) allows the same modem to operate in 3 different access wave forms and achieve the most efficient bandwidth utilization possible.
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne Subsystems Critical Design Review Passes Muster = Depends On Safety Of Astronauts In Deep Space
These two major subsystems that Aerojet Rocketdyne is building for Lockheed Martin and NASA are critical for ensuring astronaut safety and mission success.
 
Marlink Gains An Additional Three-Year VSAT Services Contract With Polarcus
“Sealink VSAT has become integral to operational efficiency and crew welfare on board Polarcus’ seismic fleet."—Tore Morten Olsen, Head of Maritime SATCOM, Airbus Defence and Space.
 
Aireon's MOA With Airservices Australia To Bring ADS-B Into Airplay...
The Aireon ADS-B solution will facilitate smooth transition with neighboring Flight Information Regions (FIR) while also lowering ground infrastructure costs, reducing costs to airlines and improving airspace safety.
 
Season's 18 Vessels At Sea Select KVH's Mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0 Maritime Communications Solution 
"...they can provide us with a level of quality that addresses all of the factors that are so critical to ship owning and ship management today.”
 
Globalstar Europe's MOOtivation
In locations across the globe, STX3 equipped devices are tracking high value assets ranging from ships to hazardous cargo containers, as well as truck fleets and livestock.
 
Gilat Refocuses Their Company For Growth Markets
In order to take full advantage of the listed opportunities, Gilat has adjusted its organization.
 
Extensive Analysis Of Land-Mobile + SNG Offered By NSR
This new NSR report includes extensive analysis of addressable markets, operator market share, vertical segment forecasts, pricing, in-service units and revenue.
 
Global MilSatCom 2015 In London... Limited Places Remaining For A Gathering Of The Specialists
With a presence of over 400 of the industry’s senior military figures and leading satcom providers, this exclusive event is guaranteed to sell out.
 
McMurdo To The Rescue ...Selected By EC For Next Gen S+R Distress Beacons Contract Valued @ €2.4 million
...will be used to create several innovative aviation, maritime and outdoor search and rescue products that are based on proven satellite-based distress beacon technology.
 
Globecomm + MariConnect Fishing For Compliments...Partnership Delivers Hybrid M2M + VSAT To 50+ Fishing Fleets
...secure and customized M2M portal which allows vessel operators to track production efficiencies such as the weight of fish versus fuel consumed. 
 
 
 A New Managing Director Of Euroconsult USA... She Has A Long History Of Satellite, Space + Government Markets
Her work, primarily in the U.S., Africa, and Asia, has included valuation, due diligence, feasibility analysis, and sector and regulatory structure assessment.
 
The Data Challenges Of Raster Imagery + LIDAR Tackled In LizardTech®'s New Survey
“The survey provides high-level insights into how raster imagery and LiDAR data sets are used, compressed, accessed and stored.”—Robert Parker, Product Manager, LizardTech.
 
Comms Management For Maritime Handled Via VoIP + BYOD Capabilities Just Released By Satcom Global
"IPSignature 4 provides managers with a reliable and secure tool for managing vessel communications."—Ian Robinson, CEO, Satcom Global.
 
Cobham SATCOM Takes Nine Voice Line Capabilities To Greater Altitudes
"The new service will provide many benefits to our customers, particularly business travelers..."—Kim Gram, Vice President, Aeronautical Business Unit, Cobham SATCOM.