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November 2nd, 2016
Kids' Spirits Sent Soaring With Satellite... Japan's Himawari-9 Weather Satellite Launches
“We believe it’s the first time in the world to launch a rocket with manga art on it.”
Catalyst CEL Fund Gets A Great Deal Of SatixFy
The Fund aims to support the long term growth of innovative Israeli companies and to promote the development of China's high-tech industry.
Gilat Gives A New CellEdge To MNOs
CellEdge SDR is complemented by Gilat’s end-to-end turnkey services including installation, integration and managed services.
Iridium's New Aviation Offering Is Certus-Centric
Iridium Certus is Iridium’s nexgen, multi-service communications platform enabled by the firm's new Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.
There's A New Paradigm... He's Hired To Develop International Business In Middle East And Asia
he was CEO at Vislink, and prior to that Managing Director of Advent Communications, heading up Vislink Group’s Asia Pacific Singapore operation.
China Planning To Launch An E-Commerce Satellite By 2017
The satellite would be used to gather data on the nations' agricultural areas.
The Highly Regarded Teleport Awards For Excellence Now Open For 2017 Candidates
Nominations for the 2017 Teleport Awards for Excellence must be submitted to WTA by January 31, 2017.
USAF Preps...Discussions To Defend Against Anti-Satellite Attacks 
 Chinese activities have engendered a particular concern among Pentagon leaders, analysts and threat assessment professionals.
Scrub-A-Dub-Dub For WhiteKnightTwo's Release Of VSS Unity
Hopes were high, but so were the winds that prevented the crew from releasing SpaceShipTwo in flight for a glide test.
NASA's Webb Space Telescope ... What's Shakin' ? Intensely Violent Center Of Curvature Test 
...the interferometer is a ‘high-speed’ one, taking 5,000 ‘frames’ every second, which is a faster rate than the background vibrations.
Airbus Has Got A New Head ... He Wears Two Hats 
The Airbus space site in Bremen, with its workforce of around 1,000 people, is Europe’s industrial center for manned space flight and upper-stage technology.
Telecom Operators In Africa To Receive The Comms Fruits Of BICS and EUTELSAT Partnership
The new solution offered by BICS and Eutelsat will enable telecom operators to offer their end users access to consistent, cost-effective and high-quality services at all times, even in the event of a terrestrial network outage.