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ESA Readies LISA Pathfinder ...If Gravitational Waves Exist There's A Whole New Perspective On The Universe's Forces 
It is almost a hundred years since Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves, but so far no empirical evidence has been found to support this hypothesis.
Bundeswehr's Use Of TanDEM-X Global Elevation Data OK'd By Airbus Defence and Space
The TanDEM-X Digital Elevation Model was acquired by the TanDEM-X Mission realized as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) between Airbus Defence and Space and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR).
A Power Booster From The US Patent + Trademark Office For EMC
The U.S. PTO granted EMC subsidiary EMC SatCom Technologies LLC this patent in September 2015.
Blue Origin Has Competitors Green With Envy... Mission Accomplished As Rocket Returns To Earth
...soaring to 329,839 feet and then returning through 119-mph high-altitude crosswinds to make a gentle, controlled landing just four and a half feet from the center of the pad.
Bundeswehr's Data Is Twice As Good w/ TanDEM-X Global Elevation Model 
It provides the first global, consistent, single-source and high-precision Digital Elevation Model, establishing a new standard for global elevation. 
Telesat's Telstar 12 VANTAGE Lined Up In Succession Of Satellite Launches 
Our program of four launches in just over five weeks clearly demonstrates our ability to produce and deliver state-of-the-art satellites within a tight schedule
ETL Systems' Ruff + Tuff RF Power Amplifiers For Military + Protection Of Citizens...Broadband Frequency Jamming
The range is designed for electronic warfare applications such as broadband frequency jamming or EMC testing.
China Launches LaoSat-1 For Laos
The satellite, LaoSat-1, was launched on Saturday at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
USAF Selects ULA For Two Mission Launches
The launch service contracts include launch vehicle production and launch operations for the NROL-52 and NROL-71 missions.
Spacecom's AMOS-5 Goes Dark... Communications + Signals Are All Lost
The company is currently employing all of its capabilities and those of its partners to re-establish communication with the satellite and at this point, does not have further information regarding the cause of this anomaly. 
XCOR Develops Lynx Simulator In Partnership w/Protobox + Air Force Research Lab
"This is just the beginning."
ULA's Free Ride To Universities...Compete For Free STEM CubeSat Rides On Future ULA Launches
“ULA will offer universities the chance to compete for at least six CubeSat launch slots on two Atlas V missions, with a goal to eventually add university CubeSat slots to nearly every Atlas and Vulcan launch.”
Ericsson + Inmarsat Sign Ships On + Redefine Maritime Connectivity... Ability to Capture Intelligent Data Immediately
...the Maritime ICT Cloud will ensure that trucks will spend less idle time at ports, cargo will spend less time in transit, and producers will be better able to plan their shipments.
Eutelsat Welcomes SIECAMS® ILS ONE = Advanced + Simple Geolocation Without The Need Of An Adjacent Satellite
This is especially true for satellites working in the KA-Band. In these cases, crosstalk is either not applicable or too small to be measurable.
Gogo Goes w/Next Gen 2Ku ...Kick Starts In-Flight Connectivity Technology
In about a year-and-a-half, we've been able to fully develop and bring this new technology to market, a speed which is unprecedented in this industry.
ULA's New Vice President + General Counsel... He Brings 30 Years Of Aerospace + Defense Experience
“We continue our focus on mission success while transforming ULA to make space more affordable and accessible..."
National Space Society Urges Obama To Sign The Financial Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act
One hurdle remains for the CSLCA—signing by President Obama.
Satellite Industry Association Commends US House Of Representatives For Passage Of SPACE Act Of 2015
The indemnification provision was included as a part of the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship (SPACE) Act of 2015.
A DAMPE Launch Upcoming For China
DAMPE is one of the first four scientific satellites employed in the CAS space program and will observe the direction, energy and electric charge of high-energy particles in space in search of dark matter.
Prevent Further Wireless Interference—Global Organizations Call Upon Governments To Safeguard Satellite Spectrum
The unprecedented demonstration of support for satellite spectrum was made during a series of briefings held at the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU’s) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC).