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January 8th, 2019
 
 
UPDATE: The On Orbit Hawkeye360 Pathfinder Smallsats Are Nearing Completion of Checkout and Testing
The smallsats were launched last year into LEO on December 3, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California...
 
Maxar Technologies Reports Total Failure of WorldView-4 Imaging Satellite ... Out of Control Gyros
Reports regarding the attempts being made to restore satellite functionality reveal that all of these efforts have been unsuccessful.
 
Envistacom Selected by U.S. Army to Deploy the Company's Tactical Communications Solutions
The Envistacom Phoenix satellite terminal provides Expeditionary Signal Battalions (ESBs) with high-capacity, tactical, satellite communication to...
 
ESA's Hera Mission Now Includes Smallsats
Hera has room to deliver two ‘six-unit’ smallsat missions to the Didymos asteroid system — a 780 meter-diameter, mountain-sized main body that is...
 
Concerns Regarding the Planned SpaceX Constellation...
As the IEEE ‘Spectrum’ report reminds readers, these altitudes are extremely low. “A space-based network like SpaceX’s requires two more...
 
Parsons Acquires OGSystems ... it's a PeARL of a Deal
OGSystems’ customers include the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the National Reconnaissance Office, and Special Operations Command...
 
RigNet Names a Retired Admiral as New Senior V.P. of Government Services
After retiring from the Navy, he was named Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. 
 
IMT Vislink's $900,000 Contract from the U.S. Air Force will Supply Airborne Video Downlink, Transmit and Receive Systems
transmit and receive systems, ground-based units to display real-time video imagery from aerial assets, related component and accessories, and training ...
 
Horizon Technologies Takes FlyingFish™ Airborne, Includes a Contract
Horizon Technologies’ FlyingFish™ became one of the key sensors in drastically reducing East African piracy.
 
Orbital Data Network to Enhance Their Services Using UHP Networks' VSAT Tech
ODN Inc. has decades of experience as a leading satellite network integrator and emergency services solutions provider. The company...
 
National Space Club and Foundation's 2019 Goddard Trophy Winner is Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr.
Lightfoot retired last April after serving as the Acting Administrator for 15 months, the longest tenure for an acting administrator in the agency's history.