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April 3rd, 2018
 
 
The Fifth Set of Iridium NEXT Satellites Have Started Testing and Validation Operations
The Iridium constellation is comprised of six polar orbiting planes, each containing 11 operational cross-linked satellites, for a total of 66 satellites in...
 
A New CEO Named by Thaicom
Mr. Anant takes over from Mr. Paiboon Panuwattanawong who resigns from his positions as Director, Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2018...
 
Restivo and Radford Join Advantech Wireless as Company President and VP of Global Sales, Respectively
delighted to have two seasoned executives from the industry in in the firm's aggressive expansion plan and help with the company's strategic initiatives.
 
Deep Space Industries' 'Wet and Wild' Solutions Will Use Comet's Water-Based Satellite Propulsion for BlackSky's Satellites
DSI propulsion systems are designed to be low-pressure, non-toxic, and launch-safe, while still offering suitable performance for small satellites.
 
SSL to Build Crucial Equipment for NASA's Europa Clipper Spacecraft
The Europa Clipper spacecraft, set to launch in the 2020’s, will perform repeated investigative flybys of Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter, which strong...
 
Rocket Lab's First Commercial Launch to Occur This Month and a New CFO with Spice
‘It’s Business Time’ marks the fastest transition a private launch provider has made from test program to fully commercial flights.
 
Rockwell Collins Receives USAF Space & Missile Systems Center Order for GPS M-Code Receivers
next major milestone for Rockwell Collins’ M-Code receivers is the 2018 completion of the GPS Directorate security certification.
 
Made In Space to Manufacture Multi-Use Optical Crystals in Microgravity
To further technology research and development into next-generation improvements, Made In Space, Inc. (MIS) is among the Phase II selectees...
 
AST's Two Giant Steps into Latin America a New Office and New Hire ... He Knows the Region Well
further growing their capability in Latin America in sectors such as mining, utilities, energy and government where satellite is a key enabler. 
 
Exclusive DataMiner Data Sharing Service to be Previewed by Skyline Communications at NAB 2018
DDS enables operators that use DataMiner to easily and efficiently share data about their operation and services with third parties, in a highly...
 
Comtech Xicom Technology Presents Their New GaN SSPAs and TWTAs at NAB 2018
According to the company, their XTSLIN-200K-B1 is the smallest, lightest and most efficient SSPA in the industry at this power level. This is ideal for...
 
Newtec Offering Live Demos @ NAB Show of DVB S2X Channel Bonding
By selecting the correct technologies, operators can create increased profitability, interoperability and growth in the satellite communications...