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November 20th, 2018
 
 
Thuraya's First ... Satellite Smartphone for Commercial Distribution with New Features and Functions
An industry first, the Thuraya X5-Touch runs on the Android Operating System and has a 5.2-inch full HD touchscreen. It targets users who...
 
DARPA's AI Event Now Accepting Registration and Abstracts
The AIC will highlight recent research results across the full breadth of DARPA’s investment in advancing the state of the art in AI...
 
AtlanTecRF Names New Sales Representative for their Product Family
The team at D&L Technical Sales will sell AtlanTecRF's complete range of RF Satellite Simulators and Satcom Test Equipment. The range includes...
 
Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne Completes First Captive Carry Flight
After flying for approximately 90 minutes, the "Cosmic Girl" Boeing 747 aircraft landed at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville...
 
An Innovative Concept Being Developed by The Aerospace Corporation and NASA to View Distant Planets
The SGL would provide 100-billion optical magnification, allowing it to show details as small as 10 kilometers across – similar to being able to spot...
 
China Sends Five to Orbit Aboard Long March 2D Launch Vehicle
The launch occurred at 23:40 UTC Monday (19:40 ET; 07:40 local Tuesday) at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert, sending the...
 
Forrester Reports: C-Band Restructuring Caution Advised by U.S. Senators — Wyler and OneWeb — UK Gains Significant Satellite Deal
The C-Band Alliance has already stated unequivocally that they will fund the costs of the reallocation and also move existing clients to other suitable...
 
ArianeGroup to Cut 2,300 Jobs by 2022 Due to "Unprecedented Competition"
soon to be replaced by the Ariane 6 which will be an estimated 40 percent cheaper to make, under pressure in particular from Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
 
New Launch Date for the SpaceX Launch of the GPS III Satellite
This date alteration is due to the need for launch range accommodations for a NASA re-supply mission to the International Space Station on December 4...