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SpaceX Under Pressure Scrubs Launch of HISPASAT's 30W-6 Satellite
Saturday's launch of Hispasat 30W-6 satellite is delayed due to technical reasons.
 
SES Satellite Capacity Contract to Support the TVGE International's Worldwide Broadcasts
Under the agreement announced by SES/MX1, TVGE International will use satellite capacity to broadcast its 24/7 channel across Africa, Europe and...
 
The Republic of Croatia Signs with ESA Resulting in New Concrete Opportunities for Both
The road that lead to this agreement began a while ago.
 
EOMAP's Contract from UK's Hydrographic Office Takes Speedier Satellite Derived Bathymetry Surveys of Tuvalu
Acoustic or Lidar survey campaigns usually involve long lead times and physical site surveys to collect water depth data resulting in environmental...
 
SpaceX Scrubs Spain's Spy Satellite Launch Due to Strong Winds
PAZ will orbit Earth 15 times per day, covering an area of over 300,000 square kilometers from an altitude of 514 kilometers and a velocity of ...
 
Ball's VizZen™ Visualizes COTS and Cloud Based Content Management
The software is an open source-based One Object One Time solution that allows multiple data bases to be accessible by a single tool.
 
SIA President Tom Stroup Presents at the National Space Council
The panel was part of a Council meeting that was hosted by NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida and was chaired by Vice President Mike Pence...
 
SES Networks' Connectivity Comes to Cuba ... Together with ETECSA Provides Telecommuications Services
A new system based on satellites’ reliable connectivity will ensure the Cuban national telecommunications operator can diversify connectivity on ...
 
Hispasat's Multi Million Dollar Agreement with Gilat ... Potential for Tens of Thousands of VSATs for Broadband in Mexico
services such as broadband internet services, WiFi connectivity in semi-urban and rural locations, and mobility applications to government and private sector
 
Iridium Entrusts COMSAT to Provide Iridium's Certus Satellite Broadband Connectivity to the DoD
securely, and cost-effectively connects remote assets to U.S. command and control centers from anywhere including Arctic and Antarctic regions. 
 
NASA's New Horizons Zooms at 36,000 MPH and Releases Record-Breaking Photos from Beyond Pluto 
In two hours, New Horizons smashed a 27-year-old record set by Voyager 1 … twice.
 
The Broadband Service Plan by SpaceX Receives Endorsement from FCC Chairman
The firm's Microsat 2a and 2b are satellites are secondary payloads scheduled for launch from Vandenberg AFB this coming Saturday aboard a...
 
NASA's Kodiak's Test Proves Self-Driving Robotic Servicer Can Extend Satellite's Lifespan
Once it locates its target, it can use dexterous robotic arms and software to autonomously grasp, refuel, and relocate a satellite.
 
CETel is the Latest to be Certified by WTA .... Achieves Provisional Certification of its Teleport
the Certification program has quickly grown in popularity, with 15 teleports currently engaged in the quality evaluation process and certifications ...
 
Cecil Spaceport Celebrates Upcoming Launches
Cecil Spaceport is among six that can facilitate horizontal launches. Small rockets strapped to jets will fly out over the ocean and launch from there.  
 
GLOBECOMM's New CFO ... He Brings Broad Financial Experience to Support Continued Growth
The financial health of a company determines whether the institution thrives or dives, and to attain and maintain good health a company must have ...
 
Satelles Shows Improved PNT Accuracy from LEO Constellation
from new tests using configurations with a differential source and with a more accurate OCXO clock, producing timing accuracy of 160 nanoseconds.
 
Results of Africa's International Space Forum in Kenya 
However, this last action must face the risk of ending the enormous abundance of African national resources if these ‘are not properly managed’
 
How COMSAT Continued Communications During California Wildfires ... 'What If' Became 'It Is'
"The crisis management plan, devised in response to the 'what-if' scenarios, demonstrated how resilient the teleport and and its team are."
 
SpaceX to Send Spain's Spy Satellite to Space ...  Spain's First 
An unnamed multimillionaire has reportedly agreed to cover the cost of the Spanish project should anything go wrong.