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November 23rd, 2015
 
 
NASA Signs On SpaceX To Deliver Astronauts To The ISS
SpaceX’s crew transportation system, including the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, has advanced through several development and certification phases.
 
Telesat's Telstar 12 VANTAGE Lined Up In Succession Of Satellite Launches 
Our program of four launches in just over five weeks clearly demonstrates our ability to produce and deliver state-of-the-art satellites within a tight schedule
 
The Future Of Connected Ships At The Core Of New Inmarsat + Ericsson SATCOM Agreement
The two companies will jointly develop services, solutions and applications to drive industry standards for satellite connectivity and application integration in the maritime industry.
 
Better DTH Viewing In Thailand Via Intelsat's Horizons 2 Satellite
Next Step is leveraging Intelsat’s satellite solutions on Horizons 2 at 85 degrees East to launch a new, Free-to-Air (FTA), DTH platform in Thailand.
 
ViaSat's New Exede® WiFi Modem + A 25 Mbps Plan Debut For Home Satellite Internet Service Offering
The new Exede WiFi Modem offers high value in a compact design, enabling users to do more with one device.
 
NASA's STEREO Resuming Normal Operations As The Spacecraft Orbits From Behind The Sun
For the previous year, STEREO-A was transmitting only a weak signal—or occasionally none at all—due to its position almost directly behind the sun.
 
Planting The Idea For FLEX Is The European Space Agency
The FLEX satellite will improve our understanding of the way carbon moves between plants and the atmosphere and how photosynthesis affects the carbon and water cycles.
 
Unlocking The Potential Of IoT... Via Satellites... CompTIA, Space Enterprise Council + SIA Webinar Upcoming...
One of the often overlooked components of the IOT ecosystem is the integral role of satellites. 
 
Transitional CubeSat Ridesharing Program Initiated By United Launch Alliance
ULA will offer universities the chance to compete for at least six CubeSat launch slots on two Atlas V missions, with a goal to eventually add university CubeSat slots to nearly every Atlas and Vulcan launch.”—Tory Bruno, ULA President + CEO.
 
New Contract For MDA To Supply Antenna Subsystem For Boeing's 702MP Satellite
MDA will provide a communication antenna subsystem to be installed on the Boeing 702MP satellite platform from Boeing Defense, Space & Security in Berkely, Missouri.
 
Getting Into Deepwater Is RigNet's New VSAT Network For GoM Platforms
RigNet will deploy an O3b Networks low latency, high-throughput MEO VSAT solution.
 
NASA Reports That A Pathway Has Opened For TR-01 JPEG2000 Systems Use For Space-Based + Global Ground Ops
The five vendors participating in the event were Media Links, Ericsson, Evertz, Imagine Communications and Nevion.
 
CETel Aims To Assist AMOS 5 Customers Who Have Lost Their Services
CETel provides business contingency services to all affected parties and customers.
 
AFCENT To Obtain MILSATCOM Services From Intelsat General Corporation
Intelsat General will provide coverage all across the Middle East as far eastward as Afghanistan and Pakistan, including reach-back to European teleport facilities.
 
Land-Mobile Via Satellite Subject Of Latest NSR Report + Analysis
The land-mobile via satellite market is largely dominated by L-band service providers and operators; with new form factors such as hotspots and consumer-oriented handhelds leading the market growth.
 
ETL Systems' Ruff + Tuff RF Power Amplifiers For Military + Protection Of Citizens...Broadband Frequency Jamming
The range is designed for electronic warfare applications such as broadband frequency jamming or EMC testing.
 
SkyEdge II-c With X-Architecture From Gilat To Power Synertone's IPSTAR Net
The VSATs used are part of Gilat's Capricorn suite of ultra-high-speed IP routers and the network is estimated to go live within six to 12 months.
 
High Accurate EFB Weather Forecasting Application Debuts From Panasonic Weather Solutions
4DAerot offers unprecedented situational awareness that optimizes strategic flight planning and real-time, in-flight tactical navigation decision-making.
 
exactEarth Joins In + Invests In Aussie Satellite 'Internet-of-Things' Technology Company
exactEarth is also receiving an exclusive license to utilize this IP in the maritime market, additionally, they have the option to make further investments in Myriota in the future to increase its shareholding. kk
 
Fleet Management Systems In Europe To Reach Nealy Nine Million By 2019, According To Berg Insight
Nine major mergers and acquisitions have taken place in the past year among the vendors of fleet management systems in Europe.”—Johan Fagerberg, Senior Analyst, Berg Insight.