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August 24th, 2016
 
 
Arianespace Passes Readiness Milestone Launch Less Than A Day Away
Today's readiness milestone, held prior to each Arianespace mission from the near-equatorial launch base, confirms the heavy-lift vehicle and its dual-satellite payload are flight-ready....
 
Double Deployment Delivery Success For Arianespace
This mission was the 73rd successful Ariane 5 launch in a row.
 
AMOS By Spacecom Heading To Chinese Ownership
The deal is the latest in a string of Chinese acquisitions in Israel.
 
Airbus Safran Launchers Broke A Weight Lifting Record With Ariane 5's Launch
Today the rocket was the heaviest yet, and beat its existing payload record of more than 10.7 tonnes, set by the previous launch.
 
SpeedCast Racks Up Another Feature... Addition Of Global Xpress Services For Global Government
GX is the world’s first globally available mobile broadband service from a single operator to deliver seamless, secure, high-speed connectivity on land, at sea, and in the air from a single operator.  
 
 
SPAWAR Turns To ViaSat To 'Pump Them Up'... US Navy's UHF Satellite Communications Network 
... maintaining the long-term viability of proven UHF systems; ensuring Navy warfighters have ongoing support and access to proven communications technology when in the battlespace.
 
Commercial Space Ventures "Take Off" — A Dentons Focus
At present, United States Government review processes tied to the launch licensing framework—such as the Payload Review process—are limited to payloads launched from the United States.
 
L-3 Cincinnati Electronics How A Team Can Launch A Rocket On A Secret Mission 
The AFSPC-6 mission carried satellites for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) to identify and monitor potential threats in geosynchronous orbit...
 
On The Show Floor... ETL Systems To Demo & Detail...
Among the technologies on display will be ETL Systems’ new Hurricane series switch Matrix/Router.
 
NASA Says 'Hello Again, Where Were You?' To Its Sun Watching Stereo-B Satellite
NASA never gave up, but still, when the satellite reappeared after a 22 month hiatus, or whatever, they were pleasantly surprised.
 
Optus' Cell Coverage Succeeds In Remote Australia Such As Oodnadatta
“The use of small cells allow for the efficient provision of telecommunications services in difficult and often costly locations."
 
RigNet Throws Out A Net To Capture A Contract... Software As A Service For Offshore Fleet
The end-to-end connectivity solution includes RigNet’s deployment of CrewWifi, a SaaS offering, over the existing managed services.