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June 19th, 2019

Newtec's MCC Factory of the Future Begins Projects with QinetiQ ... Enabling Softer Docking at Space Stations
Signs in stores say "You break it you buy it" are posted so that consumers won't mishandle merchandise. Likewise ensuring that spacecraft docking at   Full Story

A-OK as Readiness Review Reveals Ariane 5 Stands Tall for Tomorrow's Launch of T-16 and EUTELSAT 7C
This milestone confirmed that the launcher and its dual-satellite payload – comprised of T-16 and EUTELSAT 7C – are flight-ready, along with the ...   Full Story

Space and Missile Systems Center Reveals Many Firsts in the 'Summer of Launch' Program
Space Test Program-2, scheduled on June 24, will be the first DOD mission to fly on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy and the first to use previously flown flight hardware.    Full Story

Airbus Completes the Build of SEOSAT/Ingenio ... Now Comes the Testing
The spacecraft will now start a three-month environmental test campaign which includes the Thermal Balance and Vacuum test, followed by ...   Full Story

Forrester Reports: Oops! As French Courts Reject beIN Sports Claim of Victory Over Arabsat
Setting aside the obvious merits of Qatar-based beIN claim against the Saudi beoutQ pirates, it is now clear that the French Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris court...   Full Story

Advantech Wireless Technologies' 'Bull-ish' SSPA ... Taurus-X GaN based SSPA/BUC for Harsh Military Applications
is perfectly suited for harsh environments and is both designed and manufactured by Advantech to meet stringent military requirements.   Full Story

Sri Lanka's First Step ... Two Students' Cubesat Launched from ISS
Raavana-1 was designed and developed by two Sri Lankan youth while studying space engineering at Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology. The...   Full Story

Lacuna Space and Semtech Successfully Test Global Coverage for LoRa® Technology Anywhere, No Matter How Remote
Lacuna's expanding LoRaWAN-based network coverage to the most remote regions is an incredible technical achievement. More users will ...
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AVIA's Satellite Industry Forum 2019: A Recap...
SIF brought together many of the most influential leaders of the industry this year to discuss critical issues including regulatory discussions at WRC19...   Full Story

Inmarsat's Type Approval Received by Intellian for Their New Antenna
The GX100NX is a new addition to Intellian’s expanding NX series, a new generation of faster, lighter and stronger antennas delivering high...   Full Story

SATCOM for the Indonesian Market to be Provided by Wavestream Group, TRG and Teleglobal
This strategic partnership was formed to deliver on the mission of providing essential communication requirements to the people of Indonesia. This will...   Full Story

Sersat and SES' New Platform on SES-14 Satellite Makes 33 Million Latin American PayTV Viewers Happy
Local and international content operators and owners who want to broadcast over Latin America will be able to enjoy the benefits of instantly...   Full Story

Forrester Reports: Facebook Wants More, and SiriusXM Doubles Borrowing to $1.5 Billion
He said that some satellite operators are doing “great things” and that Facebook didn’t want to be a competitor or even a customer. He said that...   Full Story

GomSpace's Difficult Solutions to Achieve Cash Flow Objectives ... Reduces Staff Including Executive Team
 The adjustments will not have an impact on the direction of the company and the ability to meet customer demands.   Full Story

How an Atomic Clock Will Get Humans to Mars on Time
If the Deep Space Atomic Clock's trial year in space goes well, it could pave the way for a future of one-way navigation in which astronauts are ...   Full Story

Launch Complex 48 at Kennedy Space Center to be Developed
The NASA-developed complex will sit between KSC's pad 39A to the north and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41 to the south,...   Full Story

Global Handheld Satellite PTT Radio Debuts from Iridium and Icom
The Icom IC-SAT100 is the only Iridium PTT capable Land-Mobile Radio (LMR) offering real-time communications at the push of a button between...   Full Story

Contract for Honeywell Canada for SATCOM Kits
This contract provides for the purchase of Honeywell Inmarsat satellite communication kits, interim contractor support, initial spares, data and...   Full Story

Thuraya Unveils Their Dual Mode Tracking and Monitoring Solution @ CommunicAsia 2019
The role of mobile satellite communications in shaping a connected future is certainly not minuscule. By combining the power of L-band with the...   Full Story

Peraton to Acquire Software Development and Systems Integration Firm Solers
The Solers acquisition will accelerate both near- and long-range growth opportunities and enhance Peraton’s ability to deliver highly differentiated...   Full Story

GA-ASI and L3 Technologies Develop and Successfully Fly Full-Band Signals Intelligence Solution for MQ-9 RPAS
L3’s SIGINT solutions were integrated into a wing-mounted GA-ASI pod and flight tested on the GA-ASI Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE)...   Full Story




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