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June 30th, 2016
Moving On Up... Space Foundation Names DeBates As Vice President—Education
DeBates will administer the development and implementation of the Space Foundation's education programs that support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
EUMETSAT Priorities Established For The Next Decade — Meteosat-8 Move Approved
Named “Challenge 2025,” the new strategy targets the smooth transition from the current to the next generation of EUMETSAT satellite systems...
Managed Comms Services From Harris CapRock For Oceaneering
Harris CapRock will deploy voice and data services over its new uncontended Time Divisional Multiple Access (TDMA) network.
STS Global Broadband Connectivity Event Upcoming...
This event will review the major players, the global coverage, as well as the various market applications.
Inside The Top Operators (2016) Report Just Released By World Teleport Association
The Top Operators respondents provides financial data for the past two complete fiscal years...
Booster Qualification Motor Test #2 For NASA's SLS Conducted Successfully By Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK developed the two five-segment rocket boosters for NASA’s SLS, a heavy-lift rocket designed to enable new deep space exploration missions.
Globecomm's Services Increase With Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE...  Expands Its Service Over Europe and Africa
..."we are excited to now be utilizing the advanced capabilities of Telstar 12 VANTAGE to bring DTH video and other services to our customers in Europe and Africa.”
Shijian-16-2 Satellite Launched By China
The launch took place from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 03:21 UTC on Wednesday.
Taiwan To Temporarily Gain Access To Japanese Satellite Services
Until Formosat-5 is put into service, Taiwan will rely on Japan for satellite services.
One Acquisition Completed + Another Just Around The Corner For Satellite Solutions Worldwide
The combined acquisitions, once completed, will add 2,400 customers to the company's customer base.
Airbus A320 + A330 Aircraft Families To Use Inmarsat Cockpit Comms
In a landmark agreement, SB-S will be featured in the Airbus A320 single-aisle and A330 wide-body families.
Personal On-The-Move SATCOM Micro-Terminal Debuts From Israel Aerospace Industries
This product provides personal bi-directional voice and data communication for lower echelon ground combatants.
Safran + Airbus Have Completed Their Airbus Safran Launchers JV
Airbus Safran Launchers was already managing launcher program activities and associated equity stakes.
A Decade Of Innovation For Rocket Lab
Founded in June 2006 as a center for advanced space systems, Rocket Lab is best known for its Electron orbital launch program.
Custom Design Radiation Hardened DC-DC Power Converters For Space Applications Debut From Modular Devices
The intended application is to power space instrumentation.
Interdiction Support For US Coast Guard Through Insitu's ScanEagle UAS
The Coast Guard has conducted years of operational demonstrations involving UAS, including ScanEagle.
Debut Of VCOs From Fairview Microwave
A comprehensive and growing portfolio of VCOs from Fairview includes more than 60 different models.