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Ferra Brought Into Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton UAS Project In Australia
In March 2014, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the Australian Government's intent to purchase the Triton UAS for high-altitude, long-endurance surveillance missions.
 
Cobham Adds New Impetus To APAC Market Efforts w/New Office In Singapore
“This is a key market for Cobham and an area of huge innovation and potential."—Fred Cahill, Sector President, Cobham Communications and Connectivity.
 
A Successful Two Years For India's Insat-3D Satellite
The main objective of the Insat-3D mission is to provide high quality observations for monitoring and prediction of weather events as well as for the study of climate.
 
NASA Lobster-Eye Optics' X-Rays' SMILE About Mission To Detect Dangerous Weather + Gas 
"Because all of the energy that powers dangerous space weather events near Earth comes from solar wind, this capability allows us to better protect our space assets—particularly geosynchronous spacecraft, such as those that carry cell phone signals,"
 
Spaceport Australia's Two New Additions ... CTO + Sales + Media Director
"...Tony will bring valuable Space Based technical information as well as the exclusive experience of working at Vandenburg Space/Airforce Base."
 
SAIT Communications Is Being Acquired By SpeedCast International Limited
With this acquisition, we are expanding our presence in major and fast growing maritime markets in southern Europe."—Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, SpeedCast.
 
Trends To Be Identified By Creative Spaces Leaders @ CASBAA's Fast Track 2015 Event
The event includes conference panels, discussion and Q&A, and networking events.
 
Billion Presents Their M2M Technologies @ Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015
"We deliver secure, reliable wireless connectivity to places where were not possible to reach with the traditional infrastructure."—William Lee, Sr. Product Line Manager, Networking Division, Billion.
 
Beidou Betterment x2 Blasts Off From Xichang Satellite Launch Center
The two satellites reached their target orbits 3-1/2 hours after the launch and they will be used to test a new type of navigation signaling and inter-satellite links, and also provide navigation services.
 
Airbus Defence and Space Moves Skynet 5A Satellite 41,631 Miles... Better Asia Pacific Protection + Secure Military Satcom 
“The Skynet 5 constellation consists of the world’s most powerful, nuclear hardened and protected, military X-band and UHF satellites.”
 
China Preps Real FAST For World's Largest Radio Telescope 
The dish will have a perimeter of about a mile, according to Xinhua, and there are no towns within three miles, which researchers said was ideal for minimizing sound interference.
 
A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of Micronesia
“The partnership with ABS supports our goal of satisfying the growing broadband demands and services that best meet our users’ needs in a wide geographic environment.”—John Sohl, CEO, FSMTC.
 
Norsat International's Portable Satellite Terminal Receives An Add-On Order
"This order builds upon the bookings momentum that we have had over the last year, especially within our military related businesses."—Dr. Amiee Chan, CEO, Norsat International.
 
Yahsat Signs Clicksat As Service Partner ... Distribute Internet Service YahCLick To Pakistan Users
Users will now be able to instantly connect to satellite broadband anywhere in the country using a compact satellite dish and modem ...
 
Scientific Satellite Launch Is In China's Plans For 2016
The first satellite of the space studies program is a dark matter particle explorer satellite, expected to be launched by the end of this year.
 
Launcher Elements For A Dual Launch Mission In September Arrive In French Guiana For Arianespace Action
The Ariane 5 launch this September with NBN Co 1A and ARSAT-2 is designated Flight VA226 in Arianespace's numbering system.
 
Chinese Interest In Sea Launch?
Currently, Energia of Russia is the majority owner of Sea Launch.
 
"Making Waves" Is The Theme Of This Year's CASBAA Convention...
“Linear TV is still a major force in the Asia Pacific region, but there is no denying that the industry today is in a state of flux.”—Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA.
 
Harris' Falcons Fly To Central Asia... $21Million Worth Of Secure Broadband COMs
The newest generation of the RF-7800W brings added capabilities, including increased throughput up to 428 Mbps.
 
Arianespace Receives EUTLESAT 8 ... Preparations Begin For August 20 Launch
designed to bring powerful new satellite broadcasting resources for Eutelsat Communications to the Middle East and North Africa...