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August 17th, 2017
 
 
Thursday's Update ULA's Atlas V Rocket Sits in Sunshine Ready for TDRS-M Launch
Thursday the Atlas V rocket with the TDRS-M satellite is ready to go.
 
Excelitas Technologies - Twenty Years of Success on USAF GPS Satellites
Excelitas’ RAFS technology was launched into orbit aboard the Air Force’s first GPS IIR satellite on July 23, 1997, and remotely activated on August 13, 1997.
 
A Moscow Mule of a Rocket the Proton Breeze M Celebrates 100 Launches
The launch was the100th heavy lift Proton M, which has been in use since 2001, and ...
 
Russia Celebrates Launch of First Blagovest Military Comsat
Some observers were puzzled by the apparent excessive capacity of the network for the assumed needs of the Ministry of Defense, another hint of a dual military and civilian application of the system.
 
U.S. Air Force and MIT Partner to Assist Warfighters ... SensorSat Set for August Launch
"...milestone in fulfilling our commitment to the space situational awareness mission and U.S. Strategic Command."
 
Airbus - Additional Prepping Completed For GRACE and FO Satellites
Once the satellites are integrated in place, the assembly to the launcher or fit check test is carried out. This test is used to demonstrate the mechanical...
 
International Astronautical Congress 2017 - Assessing the Great Barrier Reef from Space
Stretching for more than 2,300 km, Australia's Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is one of the great natural wonders of Australia and the world.
 
ViaLite - Comms for Little Caesar's Arena in Detroit, Michigan
Using ViaLite’s RF over fiber links in this installation reduced the overall cost of implementation, while increasing reliability, performance and ease of installation...
 
Russia - Vostochny to Host Third Launch in December
The head of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation, Igor Komarov, said earlier that two space launches were expected to be conducted from the...
 
Moving Into Telesat is Industry Vet Don Brown to Head Up Government Services
Mr. Brown will focus on creating and executing Telesat’s business strategy in global government markets for Telesat’s geostationary fleet, specifically...
 
AsiaSat - Delivering the 29th Southeast Asian Games to APAC Viewers
The biennial sporting event invites teams from 11 nations in Southeast Asia to compete in multi-sport games, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from...