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November 4th, 2015
 
 
VADM Richard H. Truly Named By Space Foundation To Receive The General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award
Named for the Space Foundation’s former, long-time chairman, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award is one of the global space community’s highest honors.
 
For The Save The Children Organization, Speedcast Deploys A 35 Site Network In Africa
All sites were successfully deployed ahead of the deadline, and as a result there was no disruption of service for the customer.
 
Satellite Industry Workforce Study Launched By Society Of Satellite Professionals (SSPI)
SSPI is partnering with Korn Ferry, the preeminent authority on leadership and talent, to develop the study.
 
NASA Eyeing Robotic Eyes To Help With On Orbit Satellite Repairs
Robotic spacecraft—likely operated with joysticks by technicians on the ground—would carry out the hands-on maneuvers.
 
SKY Perfect JSAT To Pump 4K HDR Videos Via Their JCSAT-3A Satellite
An uplink using existing facilities at the SKY Perfect JSAT Tokyo Media Center (“TMC”) will be sent from the JCSAT-3A communication satellite to the Inter BEE venue.
 
A Danish Evolution... From iDirect
iDirect’s TRANSEC capabilities will help to build added security into their networks, and the technical expertise of the 24/7 iDirect Technical Assistance Center (TAC) provides a high level of reliability to the Danish Armed Forces.
 
UPDATE: A Bounty Of Cobham SATCOM Products Debut @ OilComm 2015: Terminals, VSAT + Drove-Away Antennas
EXPLORER 540’s dual mode can provide unmatched service availability and joining the extensive Cobham SATCOM VSAT antenna portfolio, the smaller, lighter SAILOR 60 GX and SAILOR 600 VSAT Ka are easily lifted or carried on board for installation.
 
Most FSS Operators Experienced A Positive Year in 2014, According To New Euroconsult Report
In this year's edition of the report, Euroconsult has expanded the benchmark analysis with new performance indicators to provide a better view of the competitive positioning of each FSS operator, including information on constellations with extensive profiles of OneWeb and O3b.
 
Rocket Lab Heads North...Selects Alaska Aerospace For Electron Launch Range Safety 
“AAC brings a critical component to our launch program by providing essential range safety capabilities during our initial development phase."
 
The Global Military Communications Market, 2015 to 2019, Examined
The report provides a comprehensive overview of this market.
 
MAPS™ HD Enters Market From GL Communications
GL's enhanced MAPS™ HD is a high density multi-protocol, multi-technology network appliance that performs signaling and traffic generation for a vast array of communication protocols covering IP and Wireless networks.
 
Crew Welfare Solution From ITC Global Makes Debut @ OilComm 2015
The technology will bring enable high-speed access to applications such as Skype, FaceTime, email, online banking, social media, news and entertainment.