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November 30th, 2017
 
 
Australia's Smallsat Buccaneer Communicates After Last Week's Launch
The satellite will be used to test key technologies in preparation for the calibration of the Jindalee Over-the-Horizon Operational Radar Network...
 
Planet to Assist Human Rights Watch with Satellite Imagery and Data
Satellite imagery plays an increasingly important role in exposing abuses, especially in countries where access for human rights investigators is...
 
Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1's Assembly Completed by Lockheed Martin Ready for Testing Facility
The first modernized LM 2100 satellites, Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 is for Arabsat/Hellas Sat and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. 
 
Orbital ATK's First a Hybrid Electric Propulsion GEOStar-3™ Satellite for Al Yah Arrives for Launch
will provide affordable broadband communications to 60 percent of Africa’s population and more than 95 percent of Brazil’s population.
 
Polaris Alpha Names Two Former Military Cyber Command and Reconnaissance Appointments 
not only are they top military strategists, but they are also technology experts ... thought leaders in the emerging domains of Space and Cyber. 
 
Orbit Communications Company Shares Acquired by FIMI Opportunity Funds
FIMI also received options to purchase additional Orbit shares for approximately US$20 million. If fully realized, FIMI would possess 56 percent...
 
Space Foundation's Chairman of the Board, General William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.) and New Board Members
Shelton replaces the previous Chairman, ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.). Ellis is former Commander of United States Strategic Command...
 
Keysight Technologies Passes with a FieldFox in Hand
real antenna that will ultimately perform highly accurate measurements of the radar echoes reflected from the deep subsurface of the Jovian icy moons. 
 
iDirect DVB-S2X Network to be Employed by the DOZER-TELEPORT in Russia
The network is expected to operate on as many as five geostationary satellites, providing coverage over the Russian Federation and parts of...
 
Patent Awarded to Quintech Electronics for their XTREME 256 Modular RF Matrix Switch
Unlike traditional RF switch matrices that require multiple chassis in order to scale and meet both symmetric and asymmetric input/output port...
 
Tampnet 4G LTE Takes the Heat After Proving Itself in the Cold
the decision to deploy Tampnet 4G LTE in the Gulf of Mexico follows its successful integration with the Sealink network in the North Sea in 2016.
 
U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Qualifies Microsemi's LX7730 Telemetry Control IC for Space Environments
As the first member of Microsemi’s radiation-tolerant Space System Manager (SSM) family of special purpose mixed signal devices, launched...
 
Cobham SATCOM's SAILOR 3965 UHF Fire Fighter Radio Fulfills SOLAS Regulation
SOLAS Chapter II-2, Regulation 10 contains requirements for the fire fighter outfits needed on board, and how many outfits are required for a...