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June 16th, 2016
 
 
The Second Copernicus "Eye" Completed By Airbus Defence & Space
The completed satellite will undergo a series of environmental tests at ESA’s research and technology center ESTEC, Noordwijk (The Netherlands).
 
Arianespace Flight VA230 Moves Closer + Closer To Launch
Riding atop a mobile launch table, Ariane 5 was transferred to the ELA-3 launch zone from the Spaceport's Final Assembly Building
 
The First Of Iridium's NEXT Satellites Are Ready To Go
Each satellite features more than 5,000 individual parts assembled, culminating in one hundred thousand hours of workmanship by hundreds of engineers.
 
Skytech Ka-Band Antenna OK'd By Telenor For THOR 7 Comms
Skytech is the latest antenna supplier to receive approval from Telenor Satellite for the company's recently launched THOR 7 satellite.
 
Hong Kong's Genting Selects Harris CapRock Comms Services For Star Cruises Fleet
Harris CapRock will use its technologies and equipment to boost bandwidth nearly 300 percent.
 
Moving On Up... McGuirk To CCO @ Globecomm
Mr. McGuirk will lead the global commercial team to deliver consistent and profitable sales growth, to operate as a high-performance professional sales team and to achieve strong customer relationships and satisfaction around the globe.
 
Interference-Free Satellite Services Subject Of Recent ITU Symposium
Discussions centered on the current situation regarding satellite services and more...
 
MEASAT-3a Capacity Contracted By PLANETCAST For Their Video Services In India
The agreement looks to increase in particular HD and 4K/UHD offerings in India with the potential to expand across the Asia Pacific.
 
GVF: Satellite-Enabled Cyber Security Threats In Use Of Cloud + IoT With Fewer Crew On Larger Ships Using More Devices
 The event, which takes place every two years, is one of the most prominent events in the maritime and shipping calendar...
 
RedPort Global's XGate + Optimizer Satellite Data Routers Gain Expedition Navigation Software
The integration enables users of Expedition to easily access weather data via their XGate subscription or an Optimizer router connected to any standard satellite communications device.