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Arianespace Passes Readiness Milestone Launch Less Than A Day Away
Today's readiness milestone, held prior to each Arianespace mission from the near-equatorial launch base, confirms the heavy-lift vehicle and its dual-satellite payload are flight-ready....
SpeedCast Racks Up Another Feature... Addition Of Global Xpress Services For Global Government
GX is the world’s first globally available mobile broadband service from a single operator to deliver seamless, secure, high-speed connectivity on land, at sea, and in the air from a single operator.  
SPAWAR Turns To ViaSat To 'Pump Them Up'... US Navy's UHF Satellite Communications Network 
maintaining the long-term viability of proven UHF systems; ensuring Navy warfighters have ongoing support and access to proven communications technology when in the battlespace.
L-3 Cincinnati Electronics How A Team Can Launch A Rocket On A Secret Mission 
The AFSPC-6 mission carried satellites for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) to identify and monitor potential threats in geosynchronous orbit...
NASA Says 'Hello Again, Where Were You?' To Its Sun Watching Stereo-B Satellite
NASA never gave up, but still, when the satellite reappeared after a 22 month hiatus, or whatever, they were pleasantly surprised.
The Hertz Is On For OHB
The contract for satellite-side technology management is worth a total of around 10 million euros.
NOAA/NASA's Suomi Satellite Shoots It Out In Wyoming
Currently 22,448 acres, the Maple Fire grew an additional 6,233 acres yesterday.
Turkey Steps Up To Step Into Satellite Production
Transportation, Maritime and Communication Minister Ahmet Arslan said Türksat is one of the world's top 20 satellite operators and their goal is to become one of the world's top-10 countries with 10 satellites by 2023.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts The Pedal To The Metal For NASA...Tests Engine That Will Go To Mars
“As a nation of explorers, we constantly look beyond the horizon, and Mars is the most logical place for humanity to expand our knowledge of the solar system.
ISRO To Launch Four Sats in Three Months And Plans To Go To The Moon And The Sun 
The Indian Space Research Organization has ambitious goals with the launching of four key satellites and trips to the moon and the sun.
Eight Years Past Its Projected Life NSRO Pulls The Plug On FORMOSAT-2 
It was a good run, and a hard worker... lasting eight years past its projected lifetime.
USAF's New Warfare ...Satellites Instead Of Bombers Or Fighters 
Burt said the Air Force is shifting to a new style of warfare that will integrate the service's entire arsenal, including space systems and computer attacks.
China's Micius Satellite Touts 'Hack Proof' Communications But Tech Sector In Trouble?
Quantum communications relies on the process of “entanglement,” what Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.”
GEE What A Great Improvement In Communications For Nakilat's Service Vessels
The installations were completed recently on eight Nakilat vessels, which will ensure continuous connectivity for their ships sailing global routes.
GomSpace And Swedish Space Going Small
Future operational nanosatellite missions will depend on constellations of satellites and therefore require the ability to fly these satellite in an accurate formation...developed by NanoSpace.
Statement From ULA... Delta IV Tears Through The Midnight Sky And Launches Strategic Command Satellites 
Night launches are beautiful when all goes well, and all went well for the AFSPC-6 mission tonight.
Complete AFSPC-6 Immersion For Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK designed, manufactured, integrated and tested the GSSAP satellites at their state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Dulles, Virginia.
Rocketdyne's Engines Tackle Roll, Pitch And Yaw At AFSPC-6's Launch 
The RS-68A is the world’s most powerful liquid-hydrogen/liquid-oxygen engine.
US Air Force's Statement Regarding Successful Launch Of AFSPC-6 
The satellites join a GSSAP constellation currently supporting U.S. Strategic Command space surveillance operations
Reliable, Viable, Verifiable—SpeedCast's New Government Comms Work
SpeedCast has just signed a partnership agreement with Airbus Defence and Space to offer military-grade satellite communication services to the Australia and New Zealand governments.