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June 28th, 2017
 
 
Major Move into Satellite Servicing by SSL MDA and Finance Technology Leverage
On orbit satellite servicing will provide operators with the ability to enhance the existing use of space assets through life extension, inspection, and repair.
 
After 36 Years MDA Announces Retirement of SSL's President and New Executives
his leadership in satellite design and manufacturing and set the groundwork for future growth based on innovative thinking and technical excellence.
 
Arianespace Launches a 'CondoSat' for Hellas Sat and Inmarsat 
... burning five tons of fuel per second the Arianespce Flight VA238 took off.
 
Catching Lightning in a Bottle — Arizona State University's Innovative Project
ASU’s Pulsed Plasma Thruster Team caught lightning in a bottle recently — as long as a vacuum chamber counts as a bottle.
 
Harris' Army of One as They Name Retired Brigadier General Head of Middle East Operations 
responsibilities include many aspects and battlefield management systems to include tactical radio systems, satellite systems, electronic warfare ...
 
First VINCI® Engine Flight Model Production Underway by ArianeGroup
VINCI® is the re-ignition motor of the upper stage of Ariane 6 which has been successfully tested more than 120 times...
 
Space Foundation's Highest Honor — General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award — Nominations Now Being Accepted...
the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration....
 
IBC2017 Registration is Now Open...
IBC207 will be hosting more than 1,700 exhibitors across 15 halls — this event showcases the world's...
 
NSR's 14th Edition of Their Global Satellite Capacity Supply and Demand Study Has Now Been Released...
The study finds that despite a decline of over $2 billion in annual FSS leasing revenues (driven by both C- and Ku-band declines), the industry will...
 
LeoSat Joins the Collaborative Efforts for Satellite for 5G Efforts
As part of an ESA “Satellite for 5G initiative” foreseen over the 2018 to 2020 timeframe and beyond, ESA and the European space industry will work...
 
Multi-Transponder Deal for ABS with Telecom Satellites TV for DTH in Africa
The new platform is scheduled to be launched on July 25, 2017, and will be distributed on ABS-3A satellite's Africa beam...
 
Space Data Association Welcomes Latest Brazilian Member and Availability of Version 2.0
With an increasingly congested space environment, they have felt that joining SDA is an important step to secure the future of space safety ...
 
EUMETSAT's 87th Session Results Include Extending Jason-2 Operations and Contracts to Deploy EPS' Second Gen System
The Council also welcomed Ireland as the 16th Participating State in the
 
ETL Systems Involved with Timeline Television's First UHD Uplink Truck
Timeline Television decided to build the RF1 as a six camera UHD production truck that is also able to operate as a communications vehicle...