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October 25th, 2016
 
 
GÖKTÜRK-1A Has A December 5th Vega Propulsion Date With Arianespace
The four-stage Vega serves as the lightweight vehicle in Arianespace's launcher family operated from French Guiana.
 
Ciao! And G'day! Come Together To Go Up Together... Italy & Australia Collaborate In Space Endeavors
“The success of this test launch takes us one step closer to the realization of hypersonic flight.” 
 
NASA Selects Orbital ATK...Will Be Busy Building Another Advanced Land Surface Mapping Sat
Landsat represents over four decades of imagery, providing valuable data for agriculture, global change research, emergency response, and disaster relief.
 
The Astrome Plan Is to Launch 150 Satellites By 2020
About 150 satellites weighing 120 kg each would be orbiting the Earth, taking turns in Internet beaming, thereby forming a network in space.
 
Honeywell Aerospace & Satcom Direct Tie In For Inmarsat Aviation Service Distribution
SwiftBroadband-Safety hardware is available for initial retrofit installation on existing aircraft today and will become a standard option on new aircraft deliveries from 2018.
 
SES Subsidiary MX1 Extends The 1-2-3.tv Contract
1-2-3.tv offers a wide range of products to consumers via their TV auction format.
 
Intelsat 19 Engages With Nine Network Australia
Services will be initially provided via Intelsat's Australia/New Zealand Ku-band beam resident on Intelsat 19.
 
Inmarsat Goes Deep To Appoint COO...Former President Of Rolls-Royce's Submarine Business
He was the former president of Rolls-Royce's nuclear business.

 
NOAA Distributing Millions To Improve Severe Weather Forecasting
NOAA focused this year’s grant competition on projects that improve severe storm and water forecasts through improved forecast models, new observational capabilities and better methods of assimilating data into weather forecast models.
 
Inmarsat And Vodafone Roam For The IoT
The extensive coverage and high network availability, even in extreme environmental conditions, enable satellite-powered IoT organizations to extend their services beyond terrestrial networks...
 
Into The Black Sea Goes Thuraya With A New Service Partner
The agreement to distribute services and products to European end users follows Thuraya’s recent expansion of its maritime portfolio with the launch of Atlas IP.
 
How To: Get Booted Into Space Even Faster... Copernicus' Accelerated Bootcamp
"We need business to develop tailor-made applications for specific users; reach out to new users, communities and sectors; and sell products to international markets.
 
Inmarsat Goes Soft For Lufthansa... With Launch Of High-Speed GX For Aviation
It's always nice to have a party when you're unveiling a new product. This one was held by Inmarsat for airlines, partners and the media at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore...
 
NASA Awards Big Prize For Small Sats...$30,000 In Third Round of Cube Quest Challenge
CubeSats are helping NASA advance scientific and human exploration, reduce the cost of new space missions, and expand access to space.