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November 6th, 2017
 
 
China Boosts Two Additional Beidou Satellites into Orbit
Launch success was confirmed by Chinese state media just over four hours after liftoff. The satellites — originally intended for launch in July — will...
 
By 'George',  Germany Will Buy Up to Three Spy Satellites 
His department landed in hot water following allegations that it spied on high-profile US targets, including the White House, the State Department, and ...
 
Draper Engineers Tackle the Design of Postage Stamp-Sized Smallsats
Streetman and fellow Draper engineers Leena Singh and Joseph Shoer set out to understand the limits of traditional satellite attitude control, a first step...
 
Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Announces Orders for Russian Meridian-M Military Satellites
The timeframe had been selected taking into account the time when the existing Meridian satellites will start to be retired in a planned manner...
 
Harris' Cross-Track Infrared Sounder will be Aboard NOAA's JPSS-1 Satellite 
Harris’ Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS), one of the main payloads in NOAA’s polar weather satellite program, will help improve forecasting...
 
Spacecom's AMOS-17 Passes Critical Design Review as Boeing Gets Busy and Builds It
offer extensive Ka-band, Ku-band and C-Band HTS services, combining broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams to maximize ...
 
FLEF Awards Aerojet Rocketdyne's CEO for Her Service as U.S. Army Aviator, and in Aerospace and Defense Sectors
She flies, she's the CEO and president of a company, and now she's recognized for these accomplishments by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation.
 
Satellite Imagery to be Used to Track India's Mangrove Forests
HT had reported in January this year that the mangrove cell had tied up with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to track real-time...
 
U.S. Patent Office Delivers Good News to Helical Communications Technology
HCT began researching and designing a unique omni-directional antenna for cubesats that capture a much larger footprint of geography and...
 
Future Soldier Technology Conference 2018 Info Now Available from SMi
Building on the successes of last year’s meeting, Future Soldier Technology 2018 will also include a dedicated pre-conference focus day on Dismounted...
 
BGAN Application Tester from GateHouse Group Joins the War Against Cyber Crime
Called the BGAN Application Tester (BAT), the tool simulates a sandbox network environment enabling enterprises to test terminals and applications...
 
Israel Aerospace Industries' First Orders for Fighter Jets' SATCOM Network System 
ELTA's ELK-1882T SATCOM network system will be installed for the first time on tens of very advanced Western fighters, with first deliveries planned...
 
NASA and ESA's Mission SOHO Get a Visit from an Old Friend ... Comet 96P
It is extremely rare for comets to be seen simultaneously from two different locations in space, and these are the most comprehensive observations yet.
 
Advantech Wireless' New Tactical SATCOM Network Architecture Extends Surveillance for Drones and UAVs 
the UAV satellite market demands operation in a hostile environment.
 
A Cold Contract for ORBCOMM from LTI Trucking Services
LTI will use ORBCOMM’s cold chain telematics solution to provide comprehensive temperature, fuel management and maintenance data for its...
 
The Acquisition of UltiSat by Speedcast is Completed
The acquisition of UltiSat accelerates Speedcast's push into the government vertical, a global market of $4.8 billion per annum, and gives...
 
Delivering New Comms Capabilities to Africa via Talia's Quika Service
The Quika service portfolio is the beginning of a new chapter in Ka-band broadband services for Africa. Talia intends to ensure that the quality of ...
 
DEV Systemtechnik has an Optribution® Inclusion Offer
For a limited period of time, the inclusion of Basic Optribution® transmit and receive modules on all orders, with a a free upgrade to the Advanced configuration...
 
Additional Capacity for Sat Space Africa via Telesat's Telstar 12 VANTAGE Satellite
The contract was signed in preparation for Sat Space Africa’s launch of a new hub in Namibia, Sat Space Africa’s fifth, which follows their existing...
 
GateHouse Telecom's New Product Manager... He Has Experience with Small and Large International Companies
will be the key link between GateHouse Telecom’s sales and engineering teams and for its next generation products for the satellite industry.
 
Thuraya's Successes After Russian Maritime Roadshows
...the area is a hotspot for shipping, fisheries, transport and offshore energy.