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November 9th, 2015
Arianespace's Record Year Just Keeps Getting BADR + Better
Arabsat-6B, to be renamed BADR-7 once in orbit, will be the ninth satellite orbited by Arianespace for use by the operator Arabsat, based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
SMC 45th Anniversary Recalls 45 Year History Of Defense Support Programs ...Testament To Safety Of US  
Veterans will be honored this week on November 11, and there is also an anniversary of another important branch of the military...
Arianespace Flight VA227 — A Pad Pause Prior To Push
For this 83rd overall flight of an Ariane 5, the payload lift performance is estimated at 9,810 kg.
Gilat's Webinar Addresses The New Revolution... High Throughput Satellites...Is Your Network Ready For Opportunities?
Multi-spot beams are reshaping the value chain and more capacity is becoming available to service new markets. At the same time, however, this poses immense challenges for the ground segment architecture.
New Line Of Advanced SSPAs Debut For Scientific Applications From Advantech Wireless
The new line of Advanced Solid State Power Amplifiers for Scientific Applications is designed for Scientific Electron Accelerator Facilities.
A FAB-T Day For Raytheon
"Starting low-rate production is a significant achievement for the FAB-T program."—Scott Whatmough, V.P., Integrated Communications Systems, Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon.
Aerojet Rocketdyne's New Propulsion + Innovation Center Debuts With A Ribbon Cutting
"Aerojet Rocketdyne has been the go-to provider of US propulsion systems for the last 70 years and RS-25 and AR1 will continue that legacy.”—Eileen Drake, CEO + President, Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Optus Satellite Bringing Line Of Sight SATCOM Across Australia Via Thuraya's SatSleeve Product Family
The new SatSleeve models use Wi-Fi (rather than Bluetooth) to connect with the smartphone and are controlled through the all new, free SatSleeve Hotspot app.
Cobham's Newest Antennas Will Float Your Boat... Debuts @ Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
so with advanced engineering and software design, they can operate anywhere in the satellite footprint and provide a strong link to the satellite.
Orion's Structural Test Model On Its Way From Thales Alenia Space To NASA
The structural test article (STA) is an exact reproduction of the structure intended for the service module on Orion's first mission, in 2018.
The First MEOSAR Satellite Ground Station For APAC Completed By McMurdo In New Zealand
There are 58,000 emergency distress beacons registered in New Zealand which, without any changes or updates, will be immediately usable by the new systems.
Abstracts For The Space Foundation's 32nd Space Symposium Technical Track Due By December 11, 2015
Presentations are welcome on technology developments with applications for civil, commercial, entrepreneurial and national security fields.
Space Tech Expo Europe Preparing For Space Technology Event In Bremen, Germany
This event will occur at Messe Bremen, Bremen, Germany, and will run from November 17 through 19 and is co-located with Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo Europe.
Team AMRO Fabricating Proudly Presents Panels For NASA's Space Launch System 
Today, it costs $10,000 to send one pound of payload into orbit; since the entire launch vehicle makes the trip to low-Earth orbit, its net weight is a big consideration.
NASA's Orion Goes With A Guppy
Orion is the spacecraft that will launch atop NASA's Space Launch System rocket on Exploration Mission-1 in 2018.
New Application Note From Keysight Technologies Reveals New Oscilloscope Capabilities
If you haven't evaluated oscilloscopes recently, you may be surprised with the capabilities available.
ORBCOMM Adds Another Fan....Add On Systems... For M2M + IoT Solutions For Truckers
...customers will have access to valuable trailer data, including temperature, mileage, fuel levels, operational condition, alarm events and GPS position.
Honeywell Sends In A Jet...JetWave...For Singapore Airlines' On-Flight Connectivity
...passengers will be able to do everything from sending real-time social media updates and emails to live streaming TV, all while in flight and from virtually anywhere in the world, over both land and sea.