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May 2nd, 2019
 
 
A Successful Launch... And Return... of Blue Origin's New Shepard NS-11 Mission
The mission, named NS-11, will take 38 payloads above the Kármán line into space...
 
Gore Presenting Their Space Cables and Assemblies to Show Attendees
Products that will be highlighted include GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies for high-density, high-frequency, high-power, and-high flex...
 
Forrester Reports: Another Launch Postponement for the AMOS-17 Satellite
Spacecom has already announced that it has firm contracts in place for Amos-17, including one worth $55 million, but according to a statement...
 
On-Orbit Test of the AEHF-4 Spacecraft is a Success for Lockheed Martin
A4 OOT was the first test to have all six AEHF operational terminals communicating over XDR. The terminal types include...
 
Wavestream Delivers 1,800 IFC Transceivers to Honeywell Aerospace
Wavestream’s IFC Ka-band Radio Frequency Unit (KRFU) has been line-fit qualified for Airbus and Boeing aircraft installations for commercial...
 
Integrasys' Satmotion Pocket Testing is Successful on iDirect Velocity VSAT Platform
Satmotion Pocket is an easy-to-use tool for simplifying the VSAT commissioning process. It runs as a simple mobile application and ensures...
 
Alba Orbital Prepares a Pod for PocketQube Launch 
"...these small but mighty payloads will get to orbit faster, experiencing a first-class ride and precise orbital insertion to maximize their potential on orbit."
 
Comtech Xicom Technology Releases Their New 650W Ka-Band SATCOM HTS Gateway Uplink Power Amplifier
The XTD-650KaL is a compact power amplifier designed for low cost installation and long life. Its antenna is mounted at the feed to minimize...
 
Now Available from Orbital Research Ltd. is Their New Ka-Band LNA
The Ka Wideband LNA is available with 55dB gain and excellent linearity across the band, uniquely qualifying it for both the GEO and LEO satellite...
 
Hughes JUPITER™ System Gains Enhancements
The Hughes JUPITER System enables operators to achieve the highest possible performance and efficiency for satellite broadband, with...
 
Russia's First Launch in 2019 from Vostochny Cosmodrome In July
​Note: Meteor-M 2-1 was launched on November 28, 2017, on a Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M rocket, but was lost due to an upper stage problem. 
 
EchoStar Mobile and RigNet Join Forces to Promote Innovative Mobile Satellite Services + A New VP
Equipment for the EchoStar Mobile network, including advanced IP voice and data terminals, is designed and manufactured by EchoStar subsidiary...
 
China Launches Two Satellites for "Scientific Experiments, Mapping" and More
The satellites will be used for scientific experiments, land resource survey, geographic survey and mapping.