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Emergency Comms Equipment Rushed To Nepal By ITU In Response To Massive Earthquake
The emergency equipment includes 35 satellite mobile phones and 10 satellite Broadband Global Area Network terminals along with solar panels and laptops to support relief coordination efforts.
 
Partnership For M2M Comms Products Between Quake Global + Hitachi
Quake Global’s product family for Hitachi establishes a new era in the ability to monitor and control Hitachi’s assets as well as other heavy and light equipment assets.
 
 Liftoff of Ariane 5 with THOR 7 + SICRAL 2... Successful Separation Soon To Begin Their Missions
THOR 7 satellite was released approximately 28 minutes into the flight, and the second passenger, SICRAL 2, deployed some six minutes later.
 
Dnepr Rocket Qualification Dispenser Is Completed For Iridium NEXT Initial Launch
“Completion of the dispenser confirms rocket readiness—another critical step toward the launch of our first satellites.”—Scott Smith, COO, Iridium.
 
Cobham Antennas Make Their Way To iBwave
The range includes omnidirectional, bi-directional and directional antennas for use indoors and in large open areas.
 
Dynamic SATCOM Course To Start @ University of Oxford
“This course addresses the need for training the satellite communications specialists of the future to enable Europe to keep its place at the forefront of space technologies and services.”—Peter Holland, CPD Technology Program Manager, University of Oxford.
 
 
 Tempus Global Data Understands Tempus Fugit... Forecasts STORM® Well Ahead + On A Global Scale
Think of it as a CAT scan of the atmosphere.
 
GEO Illustration Challenge "Transcending Borders" Is Now Open For Submissions
Participants will receive access to free satellite image data provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) through the competition website.
 
Jason-3 Is A Big Boy... Launches Website ...A Precursor To His Launch
These data provide critical ocean information that forecasters need to predict devastating hurricanes and severe weather before they arrive onshore.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: IHS Tackles MENA's PayTV Market
The report found that 2014 was another year of substantial growth for the pay TV market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
 
TelOne's Zimbabwe Customer Base Now Has Additional Avanti Communications Satellite Support
"Our contract has enabled us to address Zimbabwe’s gaping digital divide at pace."—Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director, TelOne.
 
UAE Launches New Space Center In Preparation Of Mission To Mars
Last year, the UAE became the first Arab country to launch an outer space exploration mission when it announced a planned unmanned probe to the red planet in 2021.  
 
C+C For NASA's SGSS Finds General Dynamics' Initial Integration Successful
"The new SGSS lab provides NASA with an extremely efficient and cost-effective path to Space Network ground system modernization."—Chris Marzilli, President, General Dynamics Mission Systems.
 
Dnepr Rocket Qualification Dispenser Is Completed For Iridium NEXT Initial Launch
“Completion of the dispenser confirms rocket readiness—another critical step toward the launch of our first satellites.”—Scott Smith, COO, Iridium.
 
In Support Of SBIRS, A RIF Award Garnered By Space & Missile Systems Center's Remote Sensing Systems Directorate
"At the tactical level, there is potential to improve force protection for in-theater assets by providing units more warning time to enter a protective posture."—Colonel Mike Guetlein, Director of the Remote Sensing Systems
Directorate.
 
ILS Prepares For Mexico's Centenario Launch April 29
...Mexsat, which already consists of the Bicentenario satellite, launched in 2012 and providing internet services to 5,000 public locations via the Mexico Connected program.
 
Liftoff Date For THOR 7 + SICRAL 2 Now Re-Set By Arianespace
The payload lift performance for this first Ariane 5 mission of 2015, designated VA222 in Arianespace’s numbering system, is estimated at 9,850 kg.
 
Delivery Accomplished By Orbital ATK Of The SKY MEXICO-1 Satellite To Kourou
The SKYM-1 satellite will now undergo pre-launch preparations for a late May launch aboard an Ariane 5 rocket.