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August 1st, 2016
 
 
AsiaSat And Digital Magic Magically Create Informative Content For 4K-SAT Channel 
"Initial content viewing among youth has suggested that this is a meaningful attempt to broaden public interest and knowledge in space and communications.”
 
UrtheCast & OmniEarth Are Farming A Partnership 
UrtheCast Corp. has signed a strategic partnership with OmniEarth, Inc. in support of UrtheCast's planned UrtheDaily Constellation.
 
SpaceX Obtains NASA's Blessing For Second ISS Mission
This is the fourth and final guaranteed order NASA will assign under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contracts.
 
POGO Pumps Up Air Force Satellite Control Network
Operational acceptance was the final step in the installation of the antenna at Thule AB.
 
Dynamic MEASAT Neighborhood Adds BBC Content
Just signed by the company is an agreement with Globecast Asia and BBC Worldwide to distribute four BBC channels via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
 
A Moving Correction For Australia's GPS Coordinates
Australia currently moves north by about seven centimeters each year due to normal tectonic motion.
 
For A Search Engine Activation Agreement, Iran & Russia To Build Satellite
An initial agreement with Russian to work with Iranian industries to build the remote-sensing satellite, under the title of National Remote-Sensing Satellite, has been signed.
 
An Elemental Egress Upcoming By ISRO
INSAT-3DR is scheduled for a late August launch.
 
On The Show Floor... 2wcom Systems Streaming Into IBC2016
Among the products offered for attendees is the company's FlexDSR Dual Channel Satellite System...
 
Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group Acquires SkyMesh... Steps Into Outback, Matey
NBN Co plans to launch its second Sky Muster satellite from the French Guiana Space Centre in South America on October 5 this year.
 
A Sounding Move By Japan For Smallsat Launches
The SS-520 sounding rocket is expected to slash launch expenses to a tenth of those for the agency's major vehicles.
 
Alpha Satcom's Holmdel Achievement
This specially designed antenna/feed combination was required to operate from 10.7 to 12.5 GHz Receive and 12.75 to 14.5 GHz Transmit.
 
Apax Partners Corrals Telemar Group
The company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Telemar Group from that firm's current shareholders.
 
MBC Signs And Arabsat Scores Again With Saudi Football 
MBC PRO SPORTS channels resume broadcast on Arabsat with Saudi Super Cup between Al Ahli and Al Hilal
 
SES' Complete And Neat And Tidy Acquisition Of O3b
SES issues a statement regarding O3b...
 
Whatever Floats Your Boat... European Maritime Safety Agency's Contract With LuxSpace & ORBCOMM
AIS data and is responsible for: maritime safety, pollution-by-ship monitoring and ship security for the European Union and its Member States
 
SKY PerfecTV!'s Audience Readies For 4K HDR's Intense Perfect Programming 
4K HDR broadcasts have a wider dynamic range, especially in the contrast between light and dark imagery, that provides more true-to-life depictions.
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne... Stand Back As The RS-25 Powerful Beast Of An Engine Roars Into Life...Again
Four RS-25 engines will fly at the bottom of the SLS core stage with each operating at 109 percent power level, as opposed to three on the space shuttle operating at 104.5 percent power level
 
A Double Celebration...Prime Solar Shines At Boeing's Spectrolab's 60th Anniversary 
“As space has become more accessible to private companies and countries, competition to provide the highest-powered spacecraft at the lowest cost has intensified.