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October 19th, 2015
 
 
Arianespace' Next Liftoff To Feature Arabsat-6B + The ISRO's GSAT-15 — Getting Prep'd
This will be Arianespace' 10th overall mission in 2015 and sixth launch of Ariane 5 this year.
 
Turksat 4B Travels Safely To Orbit
This satellite will provide telecommunication and direct TV broadcasting services over a wide geographic region...
 
Chinese Long March Long March 3B/G2 Rocket Advances APSTAR-9 To Orbit
APSTAR-9 is equipped with 32 C- and 14 Ku-band transponders.
 
Now Reporting For Duty Is The European Space Agency's First Smallsat
"This is the first of many ESA nanosatellite missions."—Roger Walker, overseeing the CubeSat project, ESA.
 
The 32nd Space Symposium Now Offers Significant Discounts For Event Registration Prior To January 22, 2016
The 32nd Space Symposium will be held April 11-14, 2016, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado., USA.
 
Arabsat's 8th Satellite TV Broadcasting Forum's Fans Include King Of Morocco +  Minister Of Communication
There will be many events and seminars attended by international experts in the field of TV satellite broadcasting , as well as sessions for direct dialogue with the participants. 
 
TeleCommunication Systems SNAPS To Attention w/U.S. Army's $91 Million Order For SNAP VSAT Systems
“DoD needed an experienced and capable systems integrator for sustainment of SNAP VSAT terminals..."
 
France Uses A Sword To Fight A Flood... Major Training Exercise Uses MASA's SWORD
An estimated 500 representatives from 15 French companies took part in a two-day training exercise based on the occurrence of two weeks' of major flooding in the streets of Paris.
 
Furuno Welcomes Aboard Iridium® Mobile Satellite Communications Products and Services
“We are excited that Furuno—recognized as a global leader in maritime navigation and communications gear—has joined Iridium’s ecosystem of partners.”  
                                                                         
 
Thales' Watchkeeper UAS Melds Flight Mission Within Civil Airspace, A First
Using Watchkeeper, this aviation first will help develop the necessary operational and regulatory conditions to support a growing need for unmanned aircraft system to be used in commercial, search and rescue, homeland security tasks, critical infrastructure and border protection.
 
NASA Awards Contract To 11 Companies Worth $400M... Aerospace Systems Research, Technology Development
The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract begins November 11 allows NASA to spend as much as $400 million during five years cumulatively on all 11 contracts.
 
Test Solutions + Design Will Be The Focus Of Keysight Technologies' Presence @ MILCOM 2015
MILCOM 2015 is being held at the Tampa Convention Center.
 
Metatron Global Funding Delivers Dollars + Joins Deep Space Industries On Asteroid Mining Quest 
“DSI is not your usual company. Our business plan is not your usual business plan.  It takes a special kind of investor to step up and support what we are doing."
 
Nanobeak + Nano Mobile Healthcare Breathe Easier As The Newest Space Foundation Certification Program Partners
"Our proprietary chemical sensing technology utilized for early disease detection is firmly grounded in the science and technology of NASA and the Space Foundation."