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December 4th, 2017
 
 
Russia Launches a Military Satellite
The ministry stated that the Soyuz-2.1b carrier, at the designated time, successfully took to the target orbit the space apparatus for interests of the...
 
NASA's JPL Voyager Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years of Rest
Since 2014, engineers have noticed that the thrusters Voyager 1 has been using to orient the spacecraft, called "attitude control thrusters," have been...
 
China Pushes Yaogan Weising-31 Satellite to Orbit
The satellite, Yaogan Weising-31, is, according to China's media, to be used for remote sensing exploration of land resources — however, the...
 
Project BURAK for Development of Domestic Satellite Capabilities Initiated by Turkey
The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, which took action to launch Turkey's own satellites, recently started project BURAK...
 
Eleven Spaceflight Smallsats Set for Orbit via Indian PSLV Rocket in January
The Spacecraft include Finland’s ICEYE-X1 SAR microsatellite, Planetary Resources’ Arkyd-6 6U asteroid prospecting demonstration cubesat, four ...
 
Thales Alenia Space's MEOLUT Next Solution Receives 2017 Better Satellite World Award 
This award was given by Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) at London’s prestigious One Whitehall Place, the aim of which is to...
 
Thales Alenia Space and European Space Agency Sign to Develop the Space Rider 
It can be recovered along with its payload, refurbished, and reused for up to six missions.
 
Hiltron's HCS-4 Universal Satcom Controller Follows in a Positive Family Tradition
The HCS-4 can also be used to control and monitor optical-fiber transceivers and antenna heaters, other features include ... 
 
Kiwi Partners... NSSLGlobal's Products Will Sell Through New Zealand's Wrights Technologies 
apparent that they share a tendency to go above and beyond to deliver on promises to their customers, and to keep everything they do customer-centric.
 
She is Smart Ship Awards’ Digital Changemaker of the Year After Pushing the Maritime Digital Agenda
her commitment to driving digital transformation in the shipping industry, from spearheading the development of the new Kognifai digital platform, to...
 
ORBCOMM Celebrates More than Two Million Subscribers
“Reaching two million subscribers is a significant milestone for ORBCOMM, demonstrating our continued growth and market penetration in industrial IoT.”
 
Vandenberg's Commander's Concerns with Base's Shortcomings at a 'Critical Crossroads' for Commercial Launches
“SpaceX is already here, Orbital ATK is already here and Blue (Origin) is looking right now.
 
A VAST Satellite Broadcasting Community to Receive 3 Angels Broadcasting Network via Optus Satellite
VAST is an FTA DTH satellite service initiated by the Australian Government and operated by Optus Satellite on the Optus Aurora Digital satellite platform...
 
ViaLite Communications' GPS Over Fiber Improves Timing Performance for U.S. Defense Contractor
from a point-to-point to a point-to-multi-point system that allows RF to be transmitted over longer distances with less loss and greater reliability. 
 
Yahsat Goes Blue and Partners with BLUETOWN to Connect Africa's Unconnected
solutions vary from single village installations and refugee camps to solutions with up to 200 Wi-Fi hotspots in a 15 km radius.
 
UrtheCast and Beijing Space View Technology's Agreement Includes Global Distribution of Each One's Portfolios
UrtheCast and Beijing Space View Technology sign strategic cooperation agreement for the global distribution of their respective portfolios
 
Rohde & Schwarz Provide Antenna Test Receivers for the ESA JUICE Mission
The tests were carried out at an airfield near the Airbus facility in Friedrichshafen, Germany, where the test crew assessed the RIME...
 
C-COM's Ku-Band Flyaway and Ka-Band Driveaway Come to Huston for Oilcomm
highly advanced, these auto-deploy antennas enable the user to transmit and receive Broadband Internet via satellite with, the press of a button.
 
Satcom Global Receives a License for Iridium Extreme 9575 Satellite Phone Sales in Japan
Satcom Global is one of only three providers legally approved to supply the leading handheld satellite communications service within the Japanese...
 
SES Networks Enterprise+ Broadband Platform for Latin American Service Providers and Telcos 
In today’s world, connectivity has evolved from a convenience to a critical component of business success.