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April 28th, 2016
 
 
Russia's First Launch From The Vostochny Cosmodrome Successfully Rises
The satellites aboard the rocket include Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218.
 
Two Ka-Band Prototype Satellites Procured By Telesat—SSL & SSTL To Do The Honors
Telesat has secured priority rights to certain Ka-band spectrum in non-geostationary orbits (NGSO) at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to operate such a constellation.
 
USAF 2nd GPS III Launch Services Contract Awarded To SpaceX
SpaceX will provide the government with a total launch solution for the GPS-III satellite, which includes launch vehicle production, mission integration, and launch operations and spaceflight certification. 
 
JAXA's ASTRO-H Satellite Left To Its Own Devices
The organization has made every effort to confirm the status of ASTRO-H and to regain the satellite's functions.
 
India's Seventh & Final IRNSS Satellite Is Launched
he satellite was launched via the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), which took off from the Sriharikota launch pad at 12.50 p.m.
 
A UAS Traffic Management System Is In The Works
Silent Falcon will be implementing a client that interacts with the NASA UTM.
 
Eurovision Rio Olympics & Facebook African Broadband Needs To Be Satisfied By SES & Gilat
Bringing Rio Olympics to the world and high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa in support of Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi program all SES projects.
 
Thaicom Signs Global Distribution Deal With Somaliland National Television... Deliver To Over Four Continents
"The agreement will enable SLNTV to broadcast our network programming fare—which is comprised of entertainment, news and sports—to a worldwide audience.”
 
An Exclusive NavWorx ADS-B Solution For Dallas Avionics
The unit offers three simultaneous display capabilities and provides traffic and weather updates.
 
DigitalGlobe Signs On New International D&I Client
This agreement brings total commitments from customers for capacity on WorldView-3 and WorldView-4 since the third quarter of 2015 to $355 million
 
Product Additions To Norsat International's Microwave Portfolio
The latest addition, the Median 40W BUC, joins the 16W and 25W versions that were announced earlier in 2016.
 
BlackSky And United Nations Join Efforts To Create Constellation That Will Help Mankind
BlackSky and the UN plan to utilize data and images collected from small satellites in revolutionary ways.