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December 11th, 2017
 
 
Lockheed Martin's Second Next-Generation Weather Satellite Will Keep People and Property Safer
the technology will improve hurricane tracking and intensity forecasts, and increase thunderstorm and tornado warning lead time. 
 
General Atomics' Contract with Government Enables ARGOS to Provide Better Comms for Warfighters 
Not only will ARGOS support the needs of the U.S. Army, but also the Combatant Commanders and Partner Nations.
 
NOAA's Lockheed Martin-Built GOES-S Flies to Florida for Launch Prep
GOES-S is scheduled to launch on March 1, 2018, when it will join its sister satellite, GOES-16, in orbit. GOES-16 has already proved vital in...
 
Algeria's First Satellite is Launched by China
The satellite was the first cooperative project in aerospace industry between the two countries. Alcomsat-1 will be used by Algeria for...
 
Orbital ATK Signs on with U.S.A.F. SMC to Develop ESPA Space Platform
ESPAStar uses a modified EELV Secondary Payload Adapter ring as its structure and is capable of being launched aboard any launch vehicle that ...
 
SSL Partners with NASA JPL and University of Michigan for SunRISE Mission
SSL’s role in the mission, called the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE), is to provide a ride beyond geosynchronous orbit...
 
Marlink to Gain Livewire Connections SATCOM Service Via Company Acquisition
The move follows the recent announcement that Marlink intends to acquire a majority stake in the Spanish superyacht service provider OmniAccess....
 
Dream Cruises’ World Dream Now Reality ... Ultra-fast Connectivity with SES Networks
significantly enhanced connectivity enabling guests to stream countless movies, game online and share real-time vacation travel videos and photos...
 
SES Networks Provisions Africa's Munga MTB Race with SATCOM Support
SES Networks, together with local partners Connectivity Africa and Ruckus Wireless, provided connectivity at five sites on the cycle routes...
 
2017 Technology of the Year Award for SDR System Goes to Rohde & Schwarz
The objective of the SVFuA project was to develop a software defined radio (SDR) system for the German Federal Armed Forces for joint and...
 
Raytheon Joins with UAE After 30 Year Partnership to Form Raytheon Emirates 
The creation of Raytheon Emirates supports the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 by forming an aerospace and defense business that ...
 
An Airspace Closure Could Portend A Blue Origin New Shepard Test Flight
Blue Origin has filed similar NOTAMs in the past in advance of New Shepard test flights. Such notices were originally the only advance notice of...
 
ETL Systems to Bring a Griffin and a Hurricane to CABSAT
the compact Hurricane Matrix, which provides L-band routing for up to 64 input and output feeds.
 
SES Delivers ... No Need to Miss as Swiss TV Debuts 4KUNIVERSE
which has grown quickly from a strategic idea to a 24-hour 4K cable TV channel in little more than a year
 
RUAG Space, aka 'Brain Builder', a Smart Move to Continue Supplying Brains and Blankets for Galileo Satellites
“RUAG Space has provided the ‘brain’ of the Galileo satellites ever since the program started and we thank OHB for their continued trust in our product”...
 
Space Florida's First ... Funds Made In Space to Create Fiber Optics in Space 
MIS' Fiber Optics payload will manufacture ZBLAN optical fibers in microgravity on the ISS, it's a fiber that cannot be made on Earth
 
Satcube's Lightweight Ku- Terminal Testing Success
The test was performed in cooperation with Intelsat and UHP Network using the UHP 200 modem. The terminal’s efficiency was demonstrated by...
 
On the Show Floor @ CABSAT 2018 — Integrasys' SATCOM Tools
Satmotion HTS has the same auto-commissioning features as Satmotion Pocket, making pointing to the correct satellite quick and simple. It also...
 
V-Band Satellite Markets Report and Analysis Published by NSR
The market is speculative; however, the opportunity exists such that market players currently vetting V-band’s prospects should consider launching...
 
"Mastering Noise Figures Measurements" Webinar Upcoming from Keysight Technologies...
Characterizing the noise contributed by RF and microwave amplifiers and frequency converters is essential for optimizing overall system...