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May 3rd, 2016
 
 
Bringing The ESA Biomass Satellite To Fruition Is Airbus Defence & Space
By using a P-band synthetic-aperture radar, the mission will use all-weather imaging from space to estimate forest biomass.
 
Arianespace Alive With Activity... Fit Check For Next Month's Launch Of EchoStar 18
Arianespace’s Flight VA230 is one of up to 12 missions planned during 2016 with the company’s launcher family of the heavy-lift Ariane 5, the medium-lift Soyuz and lightweight Vega.
 
The Energy SATCOM Markets Owns The Spotlight In A New NSR Webinar
Regardless of oil pricing trends, there are clear needs for communications.
 
The Potential Of EHF Is Tested By Eutelsat & Space Systems Loral
The two companies are analyzing the potential of the Q/V band (40-50 GHz) as an enabler of future Terabit satellite broadband programs.
 
Hiltron Communications Selected For Global Satellite Tracking System
The system includes six Hiltron HMAM motorized satellite antenna mounts integrated with a Hiltron HACU antenna control unit and associated motor-control electronics.
 
Join iDirect At The HTS 2016 Roundtable—Growth Opportunities For SATCOM-Based Broadband Solutions
To be explored, in-depth, will be a range of issues that pertain to the massive growth opportunities for the market for satellite-based broadband solutions
 
Nexgen Space Platforms & Solutions To Be Developed By NovaWurks & Arkisys
The agreement serves to leverage NovaWurks’ Hyper-Integrated Satlet (HISat™) technology in applying Arkisys’ vision for the next wave of in situ assembled space elements and platforms.
 
Moving On Up... AsiaSat Appoints Yan As Vice President, China.
Zhang Yan has more than 22 years of experience in the satellite industry with various management positions, covering areas in engineering, sales and marketing.
 
A New GPS Product Range Releases From ETL Systems
The new range includes outdoor and indoor GPS over Fiber Outdoor and GPS Splitter units, which provide a reliable method for distributing GPS timing signals from a single antenna.
 
Gilat Extends Cell & Broadband Coverage In Peru
Gilat’s X-Architecture has the flexibility to support any number of frequency bands.
 
Maritime Maintenance Contract Agreed Upon By Thuraya Telecommunications Company
The new contract will ensure faster response times to requests made by service partners needing maintenance work, fault rectifications and the installation of Thuraya maritime equipment.
 
Comtech Xicom Technology's New Compac GaN Solid-State X-Band SATCOM Block Upconverter
 
"With limited budgets and increasing bandwidth demands for both commercial and military SATCOM systems, users are looking to benefit..."
 
Sierra Nevada Corporation Getting Set For Their 13th Trip To Mars
SNC will design and manufacture the descent brake, as well as actuators for robotic arm and sample caching system.