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May 18th, 2016
 
 
NASA's MinXSS, CubeSat Launches... Hopeful Answers About Solar Interruptions To Communications Systems
MinXSS uses a commercially purchased X-ray spectrometer for a detector and an extendable tape measure as a radio antenna.
 
Arianespace's Fregat's Fueling Facility Preps For Soyuz Launch To Galileo Constellation
Named the FCube (Fregat Fueling Facility), the purpose-built installation is utilized to "top off" Fregat upper stages during Soyuz launch campaigns at the Spaceport.
 
A New Research Report From The World Teleport Association: The Internet of Things
The growth forecasts for the Internet of Things (IoT) are off the charts.
 
The Secure World Foundations Asks How To ... Deal With "Contested, Congested, And Competitive" Space Environment
Outsiders have criticized the current approach as both too weak and too aggressive.
 
Ball Aerospace To Build TIRS-2 For Landsat 9
Ball Aerospace and Technology Corporation will design, fabricate, assemble, test and deliver a cryocooler with two stages of cooling.
 
Dubai's SkyStream Contracts CPI ASC Signal For Ka-Band System
This award is the latest international contract for Ka-band antennas recently received by CPI's ASC Signal Division.
 
Clyde Space Catapulting Their Way Into Additional Success
The company announced has been commissioned by the Satellite Applications Catapult and Innovate UK to build four CubeSats for the £1.5million project.
 
SpeedCast To Manage Ground Station For Protected X-Band SATCOM Services In APAC
The ground station was officially opened at the combined SpeedCast and Airbus Defence and Space facility on Monday, May 16.
 
ETL Systems Lists CommunicAsia As The Highlight Of Their Year With New RF Products 
ETL has designed new functionality and increased benefits into a series of products, including reliability in its StingRay RF over Fiber range...
 
Harris Geospatial Solutions Has The Solution In OneButton™ With ENVI® For Advanced UAS Image Processing
Outputs include digital elevation models (DEMs), true color 3D point clouds, multispectral mosaics and controlled oblique imagery – all ready for ingest directly into the ENVI software environment.
 
Insitu & Precision Hawk Alliance For Commercial Drone Services
This collaboration brings together best-in-class UAS solutions to help commercial enterprises achieve safe unmanned flight for extended and beyond-visual-line-of-sight operations.
 
Mercury Systems' $4.2 Million Order ...Unmanned Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar
Mercury’s solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs.