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Operations + Roles For Spaceport Australia Brought Forward In Meeting...
Spaceport Australia discussions have been initiated...
 
Yaogan-24 Satellite Heads Out + About For Chinese Sensory Acquisitions
Chinese "remote sensing" satellite lofted to orbit.
 
NAOJ + JAXA...Record Sun's Enormous Sunspot Cluster 66 x the Size of Earth
...space probe and observatory have recorded huge sunspot activity with a sunspot cluster 66 times the size of Earth
 
NASA’s Near-Earth Object... Mapping Fireballs
That impact released the energy equivalent of 440,000 to 500,000 tons of TNT, and it was the largest meteor to hit Earth in this period.
 
SMC's AEHF Program Wins Notable Award
The team was cited for its revolutionary Block Buy space acquisition strategy...
 
Arianespace Meets ISO's Environmental Management Specs
"Our commitment to receiving ISO 14001 international certification clearly reflects our long-term approach based on compliance with all applicable environmental standards and requirements."
 
SSL Names Mystery Customer Provides Service Throughout South East Asia
 “PSN has a charter to use satellites to provide innovative communications solutions that help improve lives and support  economic growth in remote regions.”
 
A RIFL2E Shot From Canada For AISR + SATCOM
"This was the first time in Canada that we achieved such large data rates, so far north." — Jean-Francois Rivest, DRDC’s Director Science and Technology Air
 
This Satellite Could Be A Real Killer
"It could have a number of functions, some civilian and some military."
 
Russia's Orbital Space Station—To Be, Or Not To Be...
"We are looking into various options, while building an orbital station as a substitute for ISS is one of them..."
 
Ash Aloft From Alaska's Pavlof Stratovolcano
By November 15, Pavlof was lofting ash plumes to an altitude of 30,000 feet (9 kilometers), high enough to disrupt commercial airline flights.
 
Gilat + NovelSat POP Goes International Connectivity to Africa w/the NS3000
 
...is among the first companies in Africa to offer both non-stop East to West coast-to-coast and international connectivity.
 
Orbital + NASA How Many Balloons Will US$185M Buy? Science Balloons, That Is 
 Not the kind of balloons given in a birthday balloon bouquet, or a hot air balloon...these are a special Science Balloon Operations program.
 
NASA + U.S. Department of the Interior...It's All About Image...Ball Aerospace Takes the Honor 
...improving the ability of scientists, land use managers, fire fighters, and other beneficiaries to better understand the Earth's features, and
 
ST Electronics Leads Into Space + Pushes the Boundaries
There, a team of 70 engineers is counting down to the launch of the first made-in-Singapore commercial remote sensing microsatellite next year,v
 
PCI Geomatics Takes Their Talents to the Field...Canada's GIS Day
..was started as a way to provide an international forum for users of GIS technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a positive difference in our society.
 
UK Space Agency...Howdy Partner... Will Invest £32 Million in Like Partnerships
With over 5,000 jobs created in the last two years, it employs over 34,000 people and supports a further 72,000 jobs in other sectors.
 
ATK and Orbital Make a Date for Merger... Exhibits Confidence In Spite of Antares Launch Failure  
The strategy to spin off our sporting business and merge our A&D businesses...
 
NASA a Golden Anniversary Tracking Satellites w/Laser Technology... What Was Good Then Is Even Better Now 
Before the end of the decade, the technique had gone international, with five stations in the U.S. and France...
 
U.S. Army's 35th + 50th Signal Battalions Send Stronger Signals in Effort to Contain Ebola Virus
“Connectivity could be a lifesaver if emergency services need to be called in.”