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Globecomm's Services Increase With Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE...  Expands Its Service Over Europe and Africa
..."we are excited to now be utilizing the advanced capabilities of Telstar 12 VANTAGE to bring DTH video and other services to our customers in Europe and Africa.”
Shijian-16-2 Satellite Launched By China
The launch took place from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 03:21 UTC on Wednesday.
Taiwan To Temporarily Gain Access To Japanese Satellite Services
Until Formosat-5 is put into service, Taiwan will rely on Japan for satellite services.
The Scientific Instruments Aboard Russia's Aist-2D Smallsat Have Been Activated
The satellite is carrying six packages of scientific equipment, five of which were designed by Samara University.
Oceaneering International Is Impressed With Harris CapRock + Extends and Expands Managed Services Agreement 
This architecture allows access to committed bandwidth levels at all times—an advancement over traditional contended TDMA networks that share bandwidth across multiple satellite circuits.
Sierra Nevada Corporation Furthers The Dream...MOU With UN For Dedicated Dream Chaser® Spacecraft Mission
to develop an interface control document and payload hosting guide to allow payloads developed by participating countries to be hosted and operated on a dedicated mission, providing those countries affordable access to space.
Disputed Nepal + Indian Border Areas Intend To Install GPS Pillars Boundary System To Help Solve Geographical Differences
The third meeting of the Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) decided to install the 8,553 border pillars with the Boundary Global Navigation Satellite System
China's Largest Launch Vehicle To Launch Later This Year
The rocket, designed to carry 25 tons into LEO, will be launched from the Wenchang satellite launch center in south China's Hainan Province.
Israel's EROS-B Satellite Rustles Up High Res Images For Rio Olympics
Eros-B will provide security; Israeli firms will transmit live video and guide tourists to the best transport routes between competitions.
China's Successful Launch Of New Generation Long March-7 Rocket
The launch success also marks a key step towards China's plans to eventually operate a permanent space station in the final step of the country's three-phase manned space program.
UAE Space Agency + Lockheed Martin Collaborate... On Track To The Path For Next Generation Space Talent 
The program supports the UAE’s strategic vision to create an indigenous talent pipeline of students and professionals inspired towards long-term careers in the space industry.
Inmarsat's GX Aviation Keeps 'em Connected...Certified For 6,500+ Of Airbus' A320 Aircraft
In total, more than 6,500 Airbus A320 family aircraft are currently in operation, representing over three quarters of the overall Airbus aircraft currently being flown worldwide.
NASA To Fire Up + Test World's Most Powerful Rocket...A Gynormous Booster For Trip To Mars
The booster for the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), which will power the agency’s astronauts on the journey to Mars...
PrecisionHawk Helps Shape The Fourth Industrial Revolution... Awarded Technology Pioneer By World Economic Forum
"PrecisionHawk is among those companies that help shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work and relate to one another."
More MUOS Makes Five ...ULA Launches MUOS-5 + Completes The US Navy's Five-Satellite Constellation
“I am so proud of the team for all their hard work and commitment to 100 percent mission success. It is amazing to deliver our second national security payload from the Cape in just two weeks."
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Thrusters Provide Roll, Pitch, Yaw + Settling Burns In US Navy’s MUOS-5 Satellite Launch 
Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included an RL10C-1 upper-stage engine, five Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs), six helium pressurization tanks and a dozen Centaur upper-stage thrusters used for roll, pitch, yaw and settling burns.
Analysts' Views Regarding The UK's Regulatory Environment Now That Brexit Has Occurred
The outcome will take several years to unfold, with consequences for IT investment and the telecoms regulatory environment.
SES + Singapore EDB's Office For Space Technology And Industry Team Up With Next Generation Satellite Technologies + More
The partnership will also pave the way for collaboration between Singapore and Luxembourg universities and research institutions to develop state-of-the-art satellite and radio communications technologies.
NSR The Key To Unlock Cellular Backhaul Via Satellite
With the arrival of HTS, now is time for the ground players to develop new technologies and applications.
Harris' $1.7 Billion Contract... Foreign Military Sales For Tactical Communication Solutions 
...has received a five-year, $1.7 billion ceiling, single-award follow-on IDIQ contract from the US Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to supply...