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June 20th, 2016
ABS-2A Launch Recap
The ABS-2A satellite is the second of the pair of the all-electric propulsion satellites and was manufactured by Boeing Satellite Systems International.
Thales Alenia Space's Pay-Off For Payload... They'll Supply The Heart Of The System For RSCC’s Express-80 + Express-103 
Thales Alenia Space Italy won a competitive international tender to supply the communications payloads, the “heart of the system...”
SSL Banks On Good Returns As Indonesian Bank's Satellite BRIsat Performs According To Plan
...to provide expanded secure banking communications to almost 60 million customers across the Indonesian archipelago, including locations where banking services were previously unavailable.
M3MSat + GHGSat Plan To Escape Gravity On The 21st
The M3MSat mission aims to test and demonstrate the viability of new technologies that will advance Canada's capabilities in monitoring maritime traffic.
South African Office Opened By NSSLGlobal
Heading up the new office is NSSLGlobal’s Head of Sales and Business Development—Africa, Steve Tunks.
Globalstar's Asset Tracking Solution Selected By Shell Oil
The solution ensures that equipment test certificates are valid, eliminating paperwork while cutting time and costs as well as speeding up supply chain operations.
Spaceflight Industries Closes $25 Million Financing Round Led by Mithril
Company also acquires geospatial data firm to expedite delivery of its BlackSky satellite imaging platform