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September 29th, 2016
 
 
An Event Of Special Insights — The Fifth Annual Space and Satellite Regulatory Colloquium
The event will include 11 panels of legal and regulatory experts who will discuss the most pressing of issues.
 
Lockheed Martin Is Enlisted With USAF...  $395 Million For GPS III Satellites 
The contract includes funding for long-lead items and full production for the next two space vehicles (SVs) in the Air Force’s nexgen GPS III constellation.
 
STEM Program For Students To Result In A Launched Smallsat
The Irvine CubeSat STEM Program endeavors to provide STEM educational resources to high school students.
 
Indonesia Planning To Acquire Their Own MILSATCOM Satellite
The decision to acquire the satellite was made following a series of discussions held by Commission I with relevant stakeholders
 
Kymeta Reveals Flat Is The Future At The Monaco Yacht Show
The Kymeta satellite antenna design provides a secure, scalable and future-proof system that will meet the needs of owners and crew while delivering on the promise of global, mobile connectivity and entertainment.
 
NASA's Hubble Reveals Jupiter's Europa Performing A 'Water Show' Of Sorts 
The plumes are estimated to rise about 125 miles (200 kilometers) before, presumably, raining material back down onto Europa's surface.
 
AT&T Moving New Customers To DIRECTV Instead Of U-verse... But For How Long?
The referenced Bloomberg report has indicated that the company has been planning to discontinue even its satellite TV services.
 
GVF... Urgency Of Communications For Displaced Population In Africa To Be Addressed
It is a crisis sometimes overlooked despite the fact that the UNHCR identifies more than three million refugees and 12.5 million internally displaced people in Africa, with another 700,000 who are stateless.”
 
The Launch Market For Smallsats... New Analysis From NSR
Smallsat Launch Vehicle Markets includes analysis of nearly 50 smallest launchers and key metrics across all markets.
 
A Core Solution For Wireless Network Transmission Of Classified Info From PacStar®
PacStar IQ-Core Software with CSfC Plug-in removes the complexity, providing rapid, intuitive communications management for the US Army.
 
Christopher Columbus' Brother's Space Journey With Airbus Defence and Space & Neumann Space
Its all-in-one payload mission service will attract customers from areas including Earth observation, technology demonstrators, astro- and heliophysics, material science and new space flight applications.
 
NASA's Radical Tests Of Globalstar And ADS-B Technologies' Tracking Solution
The first of two 40 minute flights included extreme maneuvering with two 60 degree bank angle turns specifically designed to test the ALAS connection
 
Double Awards For ORBCOMM & Their Asset Tracking Solutions
One of the products, CargoWatch Secure, supports management via dashboards, KPIs, and the ability to detect and correct supply chain anomalies in real-time.