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May 19th, 2016
 
 
Lockheed Martin Factors For The Future... Building GPS With Evolution In Mind For US Air Force
...the Air Force’s next acquisition will be able to offer on-orbit re-programmability so they can be upgraded in space to add new signals or missions, a first for the GPS constellation.
 
SpaceX Lands On Its Feet + Receives National Space Society's 2016 Space Pioneer Award For Just That
Creating reusable rockets is a fundamental requirement for spaceflight to be inexpensive enough for general and large-scale use.
 
Cislunar Outpost Has Orbital ATK's Support As The Next Step In Human Space Exploration
Orbital ATK was recently selected by NASA to study an initial version of a cislunar habitat that could evolve over time to a much larger research platform with many of the capabilities required for a human mission to Mars.
 
NSR... No Need For A Funeral... FSS Aero SatCom Not Dead Yet
A large outlay of supply in the market will bring fierce competition to the established FSS Ku-band aero connectivity market and affects pricing and thus operator revenues. 
 
Airbus Defence And Space Begins Assembly For Mission Beyond The Moon And To Mars...Orion's ESM
...which will supply propulsion, power, thermal control, air and water for astronauts on missions beyond the Moon and to Mars.
 
SES And Telkom Indonesia Are Partners ... Supply Satellite Capacity For Indonesia Through SES-9
 Telkom will provide connectivity to the Indonesian market via capacity on the recently-launched SES-9 satellite, SES’s latest and largest spacecraft for the Asia-Pacific region. 
 
COMSAT And Inmarsat Support US Marine Corps Forces Mission In Pacific, Balikatan 2016 Exercise
 
Balikatan is an annual military exercise between US joint forces and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with multinational participants such as Australia. 
 
Keysight Technologies Software Development Center To Open At Georgia Tech
Keysight has chartered the center to develop nexgen software for use in the design and test of electronic products being created by Keysight’s customers around the world.