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December 23rd, 2015
 
 
Addvalue's Data Relay Terminal Launched Into Orbit Aboard The Velox-II Satellite
The VELOX-II satellite, which was built by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) under a contract by Addvalue, carries the Addvalue’s proprietary data relay terminal as the primary payload.
 
New Military Satellite For The French Defence Procurement Agency To Be Produced By Airbus Defence & Space
Airbus Defence and Space will also be co-responsible, together with Thales Alenia Space (lead contractor), for the entire space program.
 
Telstar 18 VANTAGE To Be Built By Space Systems Loral For Telesat + An Agreement With APSTAR
The new satellite will operate from 138 degrees East and is expected to be in service in the first half of 2018.
 
Thales Alenia's Spacecraft For ExoMars 2016 Mission Arrives At The Baikonur Launch Site
The launch campaign will start, including propellant filling, final functional tests and mating with the launcher. 
 
1-Newton GR-1 Thruster Maturation To Be Handled By Aerojet-Rocketdyne
The 1-Newton GR-1 is a small rocket engine used for attitude, trajectory and orbit control of small and medium-sized satellites and spacecraft.
 
Milbank Advises O3b Networks With A $358 Million Finance Package Restructure
The additional financing which has followed this year is designed to enable the company to radically expand its business and connectivity of customers across the globe to service the project debt in a sustainable manner.
 
Launch Mega-Session Panel To Be Featured At The 32nd Space Symposium
Plan now to attend the April 14 Launch Mega-Session panel, with dynamic discussion by the heads of the world's leading launch companies.
 
Contract To Boeing For Space Based Space Surveillance Block 10 Sustainment
This effort includes systems engineering, operations, operations support, and contractor logistics support.
 
UTAP-22 Success For Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Throughout the mission multiple UTAP-22 were controlled by a single operator.
 
Forest Monitoring Systems Resultant Of JAXA + JICA Initiative
JICA and JAXA signed a partnership agreement in April 2014 with the objective of using aerospace technology to solve the many development challenges that developing countries face along with global issues.
 
KVH Expands And Goes Big With mini-VSAT Broadband Network... Capacity Doubles
...added a new beam across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to add 30 percent more capacity across areas such as the North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
 
Harris Celebrates 120-Year Anniversary...Print Company Begins In Jewelry Store To $8 Billion Top 10 Defense Contractor
the world’s first automatic and four-color printing presses, the Washington-Moscow hotline, GPS navigation space antennas, multi-band military radios, and advanced air traffic management and weather forecasting solutions.
 
Canadian Space Agency Works w/NASA On OSIRIS-REx Mission To Return An Asteroid Sample To Earth 
OSIRIS-REx will study Bennu, an asteroid that has the potential to impact the Earth in the late 2100s. It is Canada's first international mission to return a sample from an asteroid to Earth.
 
Moving On Up... DataPath Appoints Drachmann and Tong As Two New Vice Presidents
"Carsten and George will be great additions to our executive team and will help us to diversify the business and introduce exciting new technologies to the market.”—David Myers, President + CEO, DataPath
 
Nexgen Ka-Band Transceiver Developed By Skyware Technologies
Earlier this month Skyware Technologies developed, with support from the European Space Agency (ESA), a new next-generation Ka-band transceiver for use with SATCOM terminals.