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January 17th, 2017
 
 
KVH Upgrades and Plans to Include IoT and OneWeb
initiating an upgrade to mix high-throughput capacity from geostationary and low Earth orbit satellites into its network that will triple the current speeds.  
 
JAXA's Akatsuki Probe Spots Perhaps The Largest Gravity Wave In Solar System... Ever
a Japanese space mission—that is centered around investigating Venus has made an amazing discovery.
 
ViaSat's New Satellite ...A Step Closer to Becoming First Global Internet Service Provider
ViaSat’s crown jewel stands 25-feet high, about 10 feet wide and, once its solar panels deploy in space, it will have a wingspan of 150 feet.
 
NASA's Astronaut Gene Cernan Last Man to Walk on the Moon Dies "Perhaps the Brightest Moment of My Life"
"Those steps up that ladder, they were tough to make," Cernan recalled in a 2007 oral history. "I didn't want to go up. I wanted to stay a while."
 
Satellite Image a Mad Max Journey to Supply Earth's Most Remote Antarctica Research Station
It shows a gruelling 10 day traverse to reach Concordia, a giant two towered research station in Antarctica.
 
NASA's Earth Observatory Reveals Cambodia's Incredibly Shrinking Forests 
Cambodia has one of the fastest rates of forest loss in the world. In broad swaths of the country
 
eMarketer's Surprising Growth Estimates For Worldwide Video Audience
Number of digital video viewers will climb to 2.15 billion this year
 
Global Eagle Entertainment Plays Cricket ... Gains Worldwide Rights 
Matches can (and do!) last for days, the players wear woolly jumpers, and games often break for high tea on the village green.