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DigitalGlobe + Esri Improve Their Image... New Long-Term Partnership Expands World Imagery Map
...allowing users to perform advanced analytics at scale against a 15-year time-lapse image library to solve complex problems.
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.
Globalstar’s SPOT Gen3 Assures Extreme Vigilance Over Extreme Runners In Extreme Spanish Gran Trail Aneto Posets Race
...300 participants will run with a SPOT Gen3 mounted on his/her backpack ... precisely track each runner’s location online as they cross challenging terrain including snow and boulder fields. 
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."
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.
CPI Enables ViaSat To Reach Milestone... Provides Ku-/Ka-Band Radome For ViaSat STC On A320 Aircraft
This radome will be fully compatible across all ViaSat satellite network operations, including aircraft served by ViaSat-1, ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3.
SpeedCast Expresses About Expansion... Inmarsat's Fleet Xpress Part Of Maritime Sat Services Portfolio 
...providing its maritime customers with a new alternative solution for their global communication needs.
Up, Up And Away Ariane 5 Whisks Record Payload...Today's Launch Of EchoStar XVIII and BRIsat
...it delivered a total calculated mass of 10,730 kg. into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO)—setting a new launch benchmark for the Ariane 5 ECA version
NSR Asks... Is The US Government Setting Its Own Industry Up To Fail?
In what will be a challenge for incumbent and new market entrants, US Government launch demand is not expected to increase at a comparable rate in the coming decade.
Advantech Wireless’ "Work Horse Wonder" Of 530,000 Hours More Than Doubles MTBF With GaN-based SSPAs 
​...has exceeded the barrier of 240,000 hours of recorded Mean Time Between Failure... more than double of the original calculated MTBF values.
GVF: Satellite-Enabled Cyber Security Threats In Use Of Cloud + IoT With Fewer Crew On Larger Ships Using More Devices
 The event, which takes place every two years, is one of the most prominent events in the maritime and shipping calendar...
SpaceX Launches Sats But, Alas... Returning Rocket Crashes... EUTELSAT 117 West B + ABS-2A Successfully Soar Skyward
"Maybe hardest impact to date. Drone ship still ok," Musk shared on his social media account.
ABS Celebrates ABS-2A's Launch The World's First All Electric Propulsion Satellite By Boeing 
“Boeing is proud to have ABS as one of our first customers to choose the 702SP design, the world’s first all-electric propulsion satellite.”
Marlink Provides Guest Connectivity With State-Of-The-Art Technology For MSC Cruises' Fleet 
MSC Cruises will provide bandwidth to its 12 existing ships as well as the next-generation ships currently under construction, including MSC Meraviglia and MSC Seaside.
Globecast's New Location And Facility Chosen To Better Build The Africa Channel
We were also able to clearly demonstrate that we are extremely flexible, have a willingness to listen to their needs, and respond in a timely manner, which ultimately led to a large savings for them in OPEX.
Inmarsat Goes Posh...SuperYacht Success for Fleet Xpress
...establishing a position for Fleet Xpress in the highest of high-end markets.
SpeedCast + Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Now Part Or Maritime Satellite Services 
SpeedCast offers Fleet Xpress across it global sales network
Inmarsat Provides PressReader's Remote Readers With An All-You-Can-Read Newspaper + Magazine Service
PressReader partners with Inmarsat to bring premium newspapers and magazines to some of the world’s most remote and inaccessible locations.
Bayer Wants to Use Super-Powered Satellites to Improve Farming
Bayer’s ultimate goals aren’t yet fully explained, as the news signals the start of a partnership that may eventually bear fruit via Bayer’s Digital Farming Initiative, but the company offered a couple of potential examples of what could come.