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April 22nd, 2016
 
 
Liftoff at NASA's 16th Annual Student Launch Challenge
Nearly 50 middle and high school, college and university teams from 22 states competed in the challenge, demonstrating advanced aerospace and engineering skills related to real-world activities and programs on NASA's Journey to Mars.
 
NSR Likens Darwin's Theory Of Survival Of The Fittest To Adaptable Changes In The Satellite Industry
 report found that in commercial markets, average annual GEO orders will decline by 5 percent, and non-GEO orders will increase by more than 600 percent in the coming decade.
 
Ecuadorian Emergency Support By Télécoms Sans Frontières With Inmarsat BGAN
A team from TSF is now supporting its UN partner in its connectivity efforts for the country’s most affected zones.
 
Mitsubishi Electric Group To Aid Victims Of Japanese Earthquakes
Mitsubishi Electric will also coordinate a matching gift program in Japan through the Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund.
 
Mars Orbiter Satellite Designs Now Being Solicited By NASA
Under the direction of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, is conducting pre-formulation planning for this possible orbiter mission.
 
Cobham SATCOM's EXPLORER 540 M2M Terminal Obtains Inmarsat Type Blessing
EXPLORER 540 delivers real-time M2M communication for diverse applications including IP SCADA for data backhaul, asset tracking, real-time surveillance and remote telemetry.
 
Australian Defence Force Names Harris For Battlespace Comms Provisioning
The plan will modernize the Australian Army’s communications network
 
Thirty Years Of Success In Japan Celebrated By Arianespace
The first Japanese commercial telecommunications satellite, JCSAT-1, was orbited by Arianespace on March 6, 1989, for the operator Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation.
 
Healthcare In Niger To Be Enhanced By SES' SATMED E-Health Services
The SATMED e-health platform was conceived by SES Techcom Services and is funded by the Luxembourg Government and the Ministry for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action.
 
Pre-Summit Kickoff Briefing For 2016 Space 2.0 To Feature NovaWurks Founder
The April 26 Pre-Summit Briefing precedes the three-day Space 2.0 Summit profiling industry breakthroughs in space commercialization.
 
DigiTerra Explorer 7 Drives Spectra Precision Antenna
This new interface enables the DigiTerra Explorer to drive the MobileMapper 300 directly.
 
NASA In Discussions With Orbital ATK For VAB Use at Kennedy Space Center
If an agreement is negotiated, NASA will act as the overall site operator for the facility.
 
Non-hobby UAS Registration Via A New System Is Recommended By The FAA
In contrast to paper registration, web-based registration significantly speeds up the process.
 
By 2016, UAV Market To Reach $7,447 Million In Value, According To ASDReports
The report contains 301 tables, charts and graphs that utilize visual representation in order to clarify trends and market projections within the military UAV market.