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December 2nd, 2015
 
 
Now Operational Is Russia's Express-AM8 @ 14 Degrees West
The coverage zones of Express-AM8 in the С- and Ku-bands include Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.
 
Arianespace Scores... Selected By Azercosmos + Intelsat To Launch Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 Telecommunication Sat
“We are pleased to collaborate with two world leaders in the satellite industry.” 
 
Arianespace Launches A Pioneer... LISA Pathfinder Ready To Ripple As Predicted By Einstein's Theory Of Relativity
In a major milestone, tonight’s mission was the sixth and final flight as part of European Space Agency-managed VERTA program to showcase this vehicle's flexibility and versatility in a variety of mission types.
 
LISA Pathfinder's Successful Morning Launch From The Kourou Spaceport 
Airbus Defence and Space built space science spacecraft begins its eight-week journey to the L1 Lagrange point.
 
Polar Satellite Markets Are Examined By NSR In An Upcoming Analysis Report
This industry benchmark NSR report assesses current and future Polar satellite requirements by application, vertical and by frequency platform.
 
"Launching Into 2016" Is SSPI's Silicon Valley Chapter Event — Reserve Space Now...
This is a special night that highlights DoD DIUx activities as well as initiatives being launched by members of the satellite community in Silicon Valley.
 
ESA's LISA Pathfinder's Inertial Sensor Most Sensitive Ever Manufactured ... Measures + Detects Smallest Gravitational Waves
It is the most sensitive inertial sensor ever manufactured and will enable the detection and measurement of the extremely small movements induced by a passing gravitational wave.
 
EUMETSAT + NOAA Sign... Agree To Provide Observations From Two Complementary Polar Orbits = Joint Polar System
"This agreement is a new landmark in our strategic cooperation with NOAA."
 
Norsat's New Compact ATOM 25 Watt Smaller + Lighter = Transmission Of Commercial + Military Satellite Signals
The ATOM Ka- dual-band BUC and SSPA are up to 70 percent smaller and up to 65 percent lighter than equivalent BUCs...
 
USAF Awards General Dynamics Contract To Support NORAD + PACAF Air Defense Comms
The company will also deliver communications to enable sustained command and control (C2) for Air Defense of the United States.
 
Getting More From Imagery Is The Focus Of An Upcoming PCI Geomatics Webinar
A number of informative topics will be offered during this webinar.
 
NSR...Question Most Frequently Asked...What Happens To FSS Satellites Now With All This HTS? 
“what happens to the traditional FSS satellites in the face of all this HTS? Won’t most data applications migrate over to lower cost per bit and better efficiencies offered by HTS payloads?”