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March 14th, 2017
 
 
Arianespace Flight VA236 Payload Integration Underway for Ariane 5—SGDC and KORESAT-7 Settling In...
Both satellites for Flight VA236 were built by Thales Alenia Space, with the mission’s total payload lift performance set at 10,289 kg. to geostationary transfer orbit.
 
USAF Delivers GPS III Launch Contract to SpaceX
SpaceX will provide the Government with a total launch solution for the GPS-III satellite...
 
Three Diamonds will Soon Fly... GomSpace to create satellite constellation for Sky and Space Global
Imagine if you've got to create a constellation of satellites in four years... where to begin?
 
GEE There's No Time for Sea Sickness ... Airtime Portal on Cruise Ships Keeps Folks Busy and Happy at Sea
patented SpeedNet™ web browsing technology will give passengers a high-speed Wi-Fi experience similar to what they get on shore.
 
COMSAT Awarded Contract to Provide Department of Defense with Global Xpress SATCOM as a Service (SaaS)
Global Xpress SaaS provides 24/7/365 management, monitoring and support globally and delivers guaranteed data rates to satisfy mission requirements...
 
Bragging Rights for ViaLite Communications
The rankings show that ViaLite also supplied two of the top three in the Independent Top Twenty list for independent operators.
 
iShipping Conference in Copenhagen Sails into Success
More than 230 attendees gathered to participate in discussions, roundtable sessions, workshops and various interactive networking events...
 
Harris Falcon III® Manpack Gains NSA Type-1 Certification
The Harris RF-300H manpack delivers data up to 10 times faster and is 20 percent smaller and lighter than previous radios.
 
Serco Contracted by EUMETSAT to Continue Meteosat Management
Serco’s team of specialists will be responsible for around-the-clock monitoring and control of the four Meteosat meteorological satellites on orbit...
 
Winds Withdraw EchoStar XXIII Launch by SpaceX from the Window
The expectation is that satellite deployment will occur some 34 minutes post launch.
 
Global Eagle Gets Strategic with Norwegian Cruise Line
Under the agreement, Global Eagle is implementing flexible, tiered plans for WiFi, texting and video, giving passengers more choices.
 
SES and LIST to Drive SATCOM Research
The first activities SES and LIST will focus on are related to the ‘Smart Space’ initiative...
 
New Space Companies Awarded Rising Five Awards by SSPI
The Rising Five are the new space companies in the satellite industry that have made the most substantial progress over the past year.
 
Aireon's ADS-B Technology's French Influence
Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system will be operational in 2018 upon completion of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. 
 
A Trio of Info-Packed Days at CABSAT 2017 Thanks to GVF Collaboration
The dialogues will bring contributions from 70 speakers representing global and regional organizations from the satellite solutions...
 
Strategic Partnership and Investment by SKY Perfect JSAT with Kymeta
Kymeta has developed a satellite antenna technology that harnesses the traits of metamaterials.
 
Winning Their Second MSUA Award — Thuraya's XT-PRO Dual Product
Thuraya’s XT-PRO DUAL is the world’s first dual mode, dual SIM phone that unlocks the power of convergence and sets new standards for the industry. 
 
Israel Aerospace Industries' ​ELM-2112 Radar ... Sees Despite Trees ... Penetrates Dense Foliage
the new radar can penetrate from several kilometers away into dense vegetation, detects moving targets in dense shrubs, forests, and jungles...