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In Their Honor ... Lest We Forget
In honor of Memorial Day ... remembering those fallen.
 
Airbus' GRACE-FO Satellites Successfully Soar From California ... Now the Work Begins
The satellites constantly measure the distance between each other to within a few microns using a microwave system built at NASA’s Jet Propulsion ...
 
BAE Systems’ OpsView™ Improves Safety in Schools and Critical Infrastructures ... Translates Into Lives Saved
“We believe that a first responder will now be capable of ... communicating across response disciplines, which can translate into lives saved.”
 
Roccor's ROC™ FALL End of Life Solution is a Real Drag
IADC's 25-year deorbit lifetime mandate brings companies' with practical and affordable solutions to the space debris problem that often has dire outcomes.
 
Iridium's Sixth Successful Iridium® NEXT Launch With 55 in Orbit, 20 More to Go
 "With every successful launch, we are one step closer to Iridium NEXT being fully operational, which officially starts a new age of satellite connectivity.
 
AireonSM's Celebration of Good News... System Deployment and New Member of Their Ownership Family
"The addition of NATS to our ownership group is an undeniably significant show of the importance of what Aireon is bringing to the industry,
 
VITEC to Showcase High-Quality, Low-Bandwidth Tactical Video Solutions at Eurosatory 2018
...ISR and Homeland Security video streaming and solutions with the  smallest quad-channel HEVC encoder and military-grade IPTV Portal.
 
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Successfully Launches Iridium-6 and GRACE-FO Satellites
GRACE-FO’s interferometer will detect changes in distance ... changes on the order of 100 times narrower than a human hair.
 
Parsons Bringing Polaris Alpha Into the Company's Business Family
Parsons’ agreement to acquire Polaris Alpha, from private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners, is the latest in the company’s series of strategic...
 
NASA's UPDATE: Successful Orbital ATK Cygnus™ Launch to ISS Includes Lab that Creates Temperature 10 Billion Times Colder than Space
new Cold Atom Lab (CAL) on Cygnus could help answer some big questions. CAL creates a temperature 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space,
 
University of Nairobi Encourages Others to Participate in Space Technology After Successful Satellite Launch
It is the first outer space object registered by Kenya and the first Kenyan Satellite that has gone into space orbit.
 
iDirect Government and Team Members Roll Out Their TRASC Airborne SATCOM Offering @ SOFIC
Designed for C-130 military transport aircraft, TRASC is a turnkey solution that brings together best-in-class, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)...
 
SatADSL's Partner Camtel Connect Cameroon's Communities ... Both Public and Private Enterprises
agreement follows a pilot launch of SatADSL’s solutions in Cameroon, including schools, post offices, hospitals and banks. 
 
AQYR is 'At Attention' to the Needs of the Military and Government Represented at SOFIC Show
It brings command center information to the operational combat teams or to the individual warfighter, in austere locations where they need it most.
 
Inmarsat Reaffirms Humanitarian Response to UN Crisis Connectivity Charter 
improving their access to vital satellite-based communications when local networks are affected, destroyed or overloaded after a disaster. 
 
Back to Work They Go as United Launch Alliance's IAM Employees Approve New Contract
The new contract covers 600 bargaining unit employees from District Lodges #75, #166, including Locals #44, #610 and #2786 performing work on the ... 
 
UAE Space Agency and Universities Organize the Preliminary Design of MeznSat
will provide insight into the concentration of nutrients in the coastal waters of the Arabian Gulf, enabling more accurate predictions of algal blooms ...
 
Avanti Communications Wins "Changing Lives"... and Does for 18,000 Tanzanian Teachers and 216,000 Students 
the actual changed lives has been recorded and totals 18,000 teachers and 216,000 students, over 310 primary and secondary schools across 25 regions 
 
NASA Satellites Amazing GRACE Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater
finds that Earth’s wet land areas are getting wetter and dry areas are getting drier due to a variety of factors, including human water management, climate change and natural cycles.
 
China's Good News for Private Companies, OneSpace Test Launch of OS-X Solid Rocket Travels Faster and Farther
has drawn comparisons in both Chinese and Western media between OneSpace and the early days of SpaceX, a U.S. startup founded in 2002 ...