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November 2nd, 2015
 
 
Integration Stage Underway For GSAT-15 For Arianespace' Sixth Heavy-Lift Mission
Flight VA227 is set for a November 10 liftoff from the ELA-3 launch zone.
 
Boeing's Silkwave-1 Satellite To Pump 100x Greater Transmission Power + Set For 2018 Launch
The Silkwave-1 is scheduled for launch in 2018, with the launch service provider to be determined by NYBB.
 
New Territory To Be Accessed By Forthcoming Chinese Satellites For Scientific Research
All the major tests and experiments have been completed, and a mission control center for scientific satellites has been set up in Huairou, a northern suburb of Beijing.
 
Multi-Launch Agreement Between International Launch Services + Eutelsat Communications Cemented Into Place
The missions will be launched within a seven year period from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
 
Antenna Acumen From Astro Aerospace To Be Applied To NASA's NISAR Satellite
Astro Aerospace will use its proprietary AstroMesh® deployable mesh reflector for NISAR's 12-meter aperture antenna.
 
NASA Expenses = $132.4 Million To Launch TDRS-M...ULA To Provide The Launch Services 
provides voice, data, video and telemetry services for low-Earth orbiting satellites, such as the Hubble Space Telescope, the International Space Station, weather and environmental monitoring satellites.
 
ULA's Comments As NASA Announces United Launch Alliance Atlas V to Launch TDRS-M Satellite
"...we look forward to applying a one-launch-at-time focus on mission success to the TDRS-M mission.”
 
Preparations Continue By Airbus Defence and Space + Thales Alenia Space For ARABSAT-6B (BADR-&) Launch
"Not only is it the first sixth-generation Arabsat satellite in which we have incorporated the best of our expertise and technologies, but also the seventh Eurostar satellite we are delivering to Arabsat."—François Auque, Head of Space Systems, Airbus Defence and Space.
 
Orbital ATK's Products Positively Propelled Atlas V's Launch Of USAF's Improved Global Positioning on Earth
Integrated Orbital ATK products enable improved global positioning on Earth
 
Arianespace's Record Year Ends w/Lucky 13 Soyuz Mission Launch Of Galileos x 2
To support the growing Galileo constellation, Soyuz is fitted with a vertical dispenser that accommodates the two navigation satellites deployed on each mission.
 
Processing Continues On Cygnus For December 3 Launch Date
Developed and built by Orbital ATK, the Cygnus comprises the pressurized cargo module and attached service module, which houses the solar arrays and propulsion system.
 
Airbus Defence & Space Selects Advantech Wireless... Provides Security Beyond Line Of Sight 
"...results do not happen overnight and Advantech Wireless has remained consistently committed throughout, frequently going that extra mile to keep the project on track.”
 
New Attenuators From Link Microtek Debut For SATCOM Systems Testing
The attenuators offer a flat response right across their specified frequency band of 26.5 to 40 GHz.
 
EMC + Global VSAT Forum (GVF) Have An Accreditation Agreement
“The training license agreement with GVF will help us sustain the highest levels of technical competence for our service and support offices.” —Chris Rivera, COO, EMC.