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June 15th, 2016
 
 
SpaceX Launches Sats But, Alas... Returning Rocket Crashes... EUTELSAT 117 West B + ABS-2A Successfully Soar Skyward
"Maybe hardest impact to date. Drone ship still ok," Musk shared on his social media account.
 
United Launch Alliance's Update to OA-6 Cygnus Anomaly...The Atlas V MUOS-5 Launch Soon In June
"We would like to thank our customers and supplier partners for their outstanding collaboration in the detailed review of this anomaly.
 
No-Go For Arianespace Flight VA230 — Next Planned Liftoff Window Is June 17th
As a result of this anomaly, Arianespace has decided to delay the launch.
 
ABS Celebrates ABS-2A's Launch The World's First All Electric Propulsion Satellite By Boeing 
“Boeing is proud to have ABS as one of our first customers to choose the 702SP design, the world’s first all-electric propulsion satellite.”
 
Smallsat EO Platform Planned By NewSpace Systems + Oakman Aerospace
Their products will be available to government, commercial, and academic customers across the globe.
 
exactEarth + DigitalGlobe Casting Their Services To Stymie Illegal Fishing
The integrated solution will leverage both organizations' big data and predictive analytics capabilities in order to help governments to address IUU fishing and also their broader maritime surveillance.
 
On The Show Floor... Thuraya's Defense + Security Sector Products To Be On Display @ Eurosatory
Visitors to Hall 5–B800 can engage with senior leaders from Thuraya, who will answer questions on the rugged and durable defense portfolio that includes Thuraya’s IP Commander broadband terminal.
 
Spacecom's AMOS-3 Is Kicking The Euro 2016 Football Tournament Into Hungary For Viewers
Spacecom's AMOS-3 communications satellite, from its 4 degrees West prime orbital position, is supporting the Tournament.
 
General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies Heightens Pinpoint Accuracy For Giant NASA Deep Space Network Antennas
Beam waveguide-style antennas house sensitive electronics and systems in a room that is inside of the antenna's ground-based pedestal.
 
Rural New Zealand Broadband Support From Optus Satellite For Farmside
The agreement will see the delivery of satellite Internet services to Farmside’s residential, farming and business customers in remote and rural locations across New Zealand.