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May 16th, 2016
 
 
SSTL Celebrates As They Roll The Last Of The 22nd Galileo Payload Off Production Line... 
There must have been a few champagne toasts to celebrate this momentous event.
 
A Dragon Splashes Down... What Did It Bring Home From The ISS?
In fact one might be surprised to learn that there is a space suit worn on a space walk that was cut short when the astronaut reported  a water bubble inside his helmet.
 
Yaogan-30 Satellite Is Launched By China
The satellite will be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief.
 
Arianespace Processing For BRIsat Is Underway
Preparations have included the fit-check, which is a regular milestone for Arianespace spacecraft passengers.
 
On The Show Floor... GATR Technologies At GEOINT 2016
GATR Technologies will be demonstrating several innovative technologies, including the 2.4 meter Tracker.
 
Advantech Wireless' New GaN S-Band Pulse Amplifier
The new 10kW S-band Solid State Pulse Amplifiers from Advantech Wireless are fully modular and operate over the band of 2.9 to 3.1 GHz.
 
On The Show Floor... WORK Microwave's Product Portfolio At CommunicAsia2016
New products on display will include the all-IP DVB-S2X A-Series and Q-band ready synthesized block converter.
 
Putin The Ruble Behind Phoenix
The capacity for the new booster will be between 9 and 15 tons.
 
NovelSat Signs On Sanshin Electronics
Sanshin Electronics is an electronics trading company listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
 
Russia's Glonass-M Satellite Launch Is Pushed Out
Testoyedov said that this launch delay was the decision of the state commission.
 
Nordics To Receive First Ultra HD Channel Via SES & Viasat
The channel, called Viasat Ultra HD, will be launched after summer in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland via SES-5 at 5 degrees East.
 
OHB SE Delves Into M2M & IoT
The new ‎company specializes in satellite communications and, within this area, specifically fields ‎offering particular potential for the future.
 
Smallsat Optical Comms To Be Developed By LGS Innovations For DARPA
LGS will be responsible for developing a pair of laser communication terminals.
 
Ground Station In Adelaide To Support Skynet Opened By Airbus Defence & Space
This worldwide teleport network provides global coverage for connectivity services.
 
Blacker Than Space Vantablack Incorporated Into The Kent Ridge 1 Satellite
The Vantablack coating minimizes interference resulting from stray-light inside the star trackers.
 
Kacific's First...Affordable And Available Satellite Ka-Band Service To The Pacific 
Kacific will expand its broadband services...to consumers, enterprises and other public institutions ...where Internet connectivity is currently unavailable, extremely slow or very expensive.
 
A Game Changer In Global Intelligence Community...Fusion Of Satellite Imagery IHS Jane And Airbus Defense And Space 
IHS Jane’s has been using imagery from Airbus Defence and Space for over two years, breaking significant news stories on a second Russian base in Syria, new developments in North Korea’s nuclear program as well as island building in the South China Sea.
 
GVF's High Throughput Satellite Asks The $17 Billion Question, How Will HTS Grow The Pie?
“As HTS pricing has fallen by 20 percent or more in some regions over the past 5 years, total HTS demand has risen by nearly eightfold..."