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January 25th, 2016
 
 
The Readiness Soak For SBIRS IT&E Is Completed By USAF's SMC + 40th Space Wing
This is the final Block 10 Increment 2 system test prior to the formal evaluation by the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center.
 
Shareholders Vote In Favor Of Honeywell Limited's Acquisition Of COM DEV International
Approval was given at a special meeting of COM DEV shareholders held in Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday, January 21, 2016 (the "Special Meeting").
 
USAF's SMC Updates The Base Configuration For SpaceX Falcon 9 Upgrade Launch Vehicle
SpaceX is eligible for award of NSS launch missions, in accordance with the updated Certification Letter, as one of two currently certified launch providers.
 
Assembly Started By Arianespace For Their Second Ariane 5 Launch Of 2016
The process began with this week's positioning of the launcher's central core cryogenic stage over one of two mobile launch tables utilized for Ariane 5.
 
EUTELSAT 9B Set For A January 30 ILS Push For Slotting
The Proton M launch vehicle, using a 5-burn Breeze M mission design, will lift off from Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
 
ESA / Hubble Gives You Dazzling Diamonds
Hubble Space Telescope image features the star cluster Trumpler 14.
 
European Space Agency Set To Launch Two
Proton is to be launched on January 27 via a Rokot booster with European Sentinel-3A on February 4.
 
A Youth Movement Brings Oxygen To Space
13-Year-Old Israeli Girl Develops Satellite System for Producing Oxygen in Space
 
Moo Management
Cattle-Watch will incorporate the Smart m2m Solution, the platform developed entirely by Telefonica to manage and control IoT communications, into their products.
 
The Fully Funded MET Now Operational @ Al Udeid Air Base In Qatar
The terminal provides secure communication capabilities including voice, video and data services.
 
Blizzard by Moonlight
By late afternoon on January 23, snowfall totals were approaching records in many states, and hurricane-force winds were battering the coastlines.
 
Voyager Celebrates 30 Years With Uranus
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft got its closest look at the mysterious, distant, gaseous planet on January 24, 1986.
 
SPOT Surges
SPOT delivers affordable, location-based messaging and life-saving emergency notification technology to tens of thousands of EMEA users, completely independent of mobile phone coverage.
 
Now Open For Business
Inmarsat has opened a new office in Toa Payoh, Central Region Singapore.
 
Aerospace Test Controller Delivers to Gulfstream
Moog Supplies Gulfstream with 500-channel Aerospace Test
 
Cobham RF Microelectronics For Harris
A $35M order for Electronic Warfare Systems from Harris Corporation
 
iPass Partners and Panasonic Avionics Go Airborne WiFi
iPass partners with Panasonic Avionics to offer In-flight Wi-Fi on 23 airlines.
 
Enhanced LightSpeed1000™ From GL Communications
GL's LightSpeed1000™ comes with all the necessary software for capturing, monitoring, emulation, and protocol analysis over SONET-SDH links.