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March 1st, 2018
 
 
ULA's Launch of Weather Satellite GOES-S Up and Takes Huge Step Forward for NOAA and NASA
The first lightning detector in a geostationary orbit, the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) currently onboard
 
York Space Systems' S-CLASS Spacecraft Platform Passes CDR Muster
The detailed technical review, conducted by representatives from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) and the U.S. Air Force...
 
Iridium's Next Update of NEXT Launch
Iridium is replacing its existing constellation by sending 75 Iridium NEXT satellites into space
 
Arianespace Integrates Four for Three ... Four Satellites for O3b ... Milestones Met for March Departure
By scaling its MEO fleet, SES is adding 38 percent more capacity across the globe and growing the addressable market from 45 to 50 degrees ...
 
China's Plan ... to See a Rocket Sea Launch this Year
"The sea launch will meet the growing needs for launching near-equatorial and low-inclination satellites, and improve the rockets' adaptability,"
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Double Celebration ... Flight of the 100th AJ-60A Solid Rocket Booster for Successful GOES-S Launch
Aerojet Rocketdyne's AJ-60A solid rocket booster (SRB) is the largest monolithically wound SRB ever flown.
 
NSR Projects Flat Panel Satellite Antennas Rarin' for a Takeoff of $7.9 Billion by 2027
However, heritage systems, higher prices, and low technological development remain as the main obstacles for FPA growth.
 
Boeing Names Keating as EVP of Government Ops
Keating, 56, has served as senior vice president of Government Operations since joining Boeing in May 2008. In this role, Keating leads the company's...
 
A Win-Win for All for Sky and Netflix, According to Futuresource
The integration will first occur in the UK later in 2018, with Germany and Italy to follow. Sky’s payTV footprint in these three markets (excluding Now TV) hit ...
 
A New 180-Degree Coupler Designed for Space Apps Debuts from KRYTAR
Hybrid couplers perform many functions, including splitting and combining signals in amplifiers, switching circuits, and antenna beam-forming networks...
 
GLOBECOMM's Satellite Services in the Spotlight at Upcoming D.C. Show
Globecomm is known for providing mission-critical connectivity and secure communications over land, sea and air — under any condition. Attendees a...
 
Comtech Xicom Technology Releases Three New Products Just in Time for the D.C. Show
Using the latest in high-efficiency GaN semiconductor technology, Model XTSLIN-200K-B1 delivers 200 Watts of linear power across the SATCOM...