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NSR Addresses The Elasticity Of Demand... How To Ensure It Doesn't Snap Back
One of the hottest topics in satellite telecommunications is the concept of elasticity of demand.
 
ULA Provides Updates Re: OA-6 Anomaly + MUOS V Processing Status
The Atlas V MUOS-5 launch is targeted for early summer; a new launch date has not been secured on the Eastern Range.
 
OneWeb Petitions The FCC For LEO Satellite Constellation Access To US Markets
OneWeb's non-geostationary satellite constellation will make broadband access available today to many individuals across the world who have limited or no access.
 
Russia's First Launch From The Vostochny Cosmodrome Successfully Rises
The satellites aboard the rocket include Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218.
 
Thaicom Signs Global Distribution Deal With Somaliland National Television... Deliver To Over Four Continents
"The agreement will enable SLNTV to broadcast our network programming fare—which is comprised of entertainment, news and sports—to a worldwide audience.”
 
BlackSky And United Nations Join Efforts To Create Constellation That Will Help Mankind
BlackSky and the UN plan to utilize data and images collected from small satellites in revolutionary ways.
 
Advanced Space Radio Monitoring System For Sultanate Of Oman Finds Kratos ISR Completing CDR
The successful completion of the CDR is significant as it demonstrates that the maturity of the design is appropriate to proceed with full-scale fabrication, assembly, integration and testing.
 
Global Teleports Provides Just What The Folks Need... Broadband Service Even At The Most Rural Events
Ah, the irony of attending a technology show and not having adequate broadband service at the event—there is now a solution.
 
NSIDC's Daily Sea Ice Updates In Hot Water... Issues With The Satellite Data 
The special sensor on F-17 is experiencing difficulties, therefore the sea ice time series are temporarily suspended.
 
ESA Says "Fly Your Satellite!" And So They Did... Including A First For Amateur Radio
Signals from all three have been received on Earth.
 
DISA's Name Change Better Reflects True Missions
The 164,000 square foot, $100M facility features a global operations center and also includes a cafeteria and fitness center.
 
Arianespace Launches Sentinel-1B... On Its Way To Meet Its Twin ...Copernicus Now Compete
Working together, the Sentinel-1 satellites will image the entire planet every six days.

 
High Power Solar Electric Propulsion In Development By NASA
NASA has been refining development of spaceflight electric propulsion technology for more than five decades.
 
China Planning To Reach Mars By 2021
The spacecraft will be launched by the new-generation Long March-5 heavy lift rocket.
 
Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market Report 2016-2026 Reveals Drive Up In Demands
The global military unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market is a dynamic one that will register strong growth during this period.
 
Airbus Defence And Space Detects Changes After Huge Hurricane In Farquhar Island, Seychelles 
Impressive changes to an island that was practically blown away. EO satellites revealed almost total devastation.
 
Arianespace Anounces Soyuz Flight VS14 Back On Again... 
The launch is back on again.
 
NSR Likens Darwin's Theory Of Survival Of The Fittest To Adaptable Changes In The Satellite Industry
 report found that in commercial markets, average annual GEO orders will decline by 5 percent, and non-GEO orders will increase by more than 600 percent in the coming decade.
 
Australian Defence Force Names Harris For Battlespace Comms Provisioning
The plan will modernize the Australian Army’s communications network
 
Healthcare In Niger To Be Enhanced By SES' SATMED E-Health Services
The SATMED e-health platform was conceived by SES Techcom Services and is funded by the Luxembourg Government and the Ministry for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action.