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March 21st, 2016
 
 
ULA Readies For Tomorrow's Launch Of Orbital ATK's Cygnus™ Resupply To The ISS
OA-6 will mark the 62nd launch of the Atlas V and ULA’s 106th launch since the company was founded in 2006.
 
NASA + Orbital ATK... To Launch Sticky, Stony and Sizzling Science To Space Station
Grippers could also inspect and service satellites and be used for large grappling equipment to catch and retrieve large pieces of space debris, reducing the risk of collisions.
 
Orbital ATK's S.S. Rick Husband Gettin' Ready For Tomorrow's Resupply Launch To The ISS
"Once we fulfill our cargo resupply objectives, we will conduct science experiments onboard the spacecraft and deploy CubeSats during the mission; both of which are “firsts” for Cygnus.”
 
An Electrical Selection By Eutelsat To Space Systems Loral
EUTELSAT 7C is an all Ku-band satellite equipped with 44 operational transponders to provide service from 7 degrees East longitude.
 
Support For As Many As Eight Satellite Signals With New L-Band Beacon Receiver From SatService
The unique feature of this unit is its 8:1 signal input switch that allows to connect up to 8 different signals that are selected automatically relating to the selected frequency and polarization.
 
Moving On Up... McGuirk To Chairman, Harms To President + Donovan, Hatch and Pinto All To SSPI Board Of Directors
SSPI’s Board of Directors represents a cross-section of the commercial satellite business, from manufacturing to launch to services.
 
Moving On Up... Skot Butler To President Of Intelsat General Corporation
Mr. Butler, who will start his new role on April 4, 2016, will continue to be based in McLean, Virginia.
 
Airbus' New Executive VP Space Systems... He Has Big Shoes To Fill
...who has decided that “16 years in the job is enough” and will pass on his current responsibilities to his successor.
 
Thales Alenia Space Belgium... Gives 'em The Thrust ... Thrusters Qualify
Plasma (electric) propulsion has emerged in recent years as the benchmark solution for satellite attitude control and the final phase of orbital positioning.  
 
New Advantech Wireless 50W Ku-Band Airborne Grade SSPB/BUC Debuts
The new Airborne Grade Ku-Band GaN based SSPBs/BUCs provide high power density in a compact size and are suitable for use in the rapidly growing market for in-flight connectivity and satellite mobility services.
 
Moving On Up... Neuenschwander To Director Of Launchers @ ESA
Mr. Neuenschwander  is currently Head of the Swiss Space Office and Swiss Delegation to ESA.
 
Hubble, Chandra + NRAO Jansky VLA Pick On MACS J0717
MACS J0717 is located about 5.4 billion light-years away from Earth, in the constellation of Auriga (The Charioteer).
 
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Selects Vanguard Space Technologies To Deliver Critical Instruments For Landsat 9
The OLI is a reflective, multi-channel, Earth-imaging instrument that provides highly calibrated imagery to detect and quantify ...
 
Orbital ATK's Footprint Just Got 60,000 Square Feet Larger In Arizona
The project will create a projected 155 full-time, high-wage jobs over a five-year period.
 
S-Band Solid State Transmitter Developed By Cobham + RFHIC
Cobham has successfully developed a 35KW prototype S-Band Solid State Transmitter for air traffic control and weather radar applications.
 
Yippy...Good News...Yippy's Blue flame Appliances For Globalstar Are Delivered
"Data compression for satellite technology has never been more valuable to the customer experience..."