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Saving Lives Is A Crucial Charter For NOAA
NOAA satellites are part of the international Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking System, known as COSPAS-SARSAT.
 
RedPort Global Accelerates XGate Weather...Before The Rain Arrives
Satellite phone users are often in remote locations or on the water and need a  It's the perfect partner to more advanced marine weather software, and may be all a land user ever needs." 
 
Packed + Ready To Rocket—Europe's IXV Spaceplane Awaits February 11th...
IXV is an atmospheric reentry demonstrator designed to flight test technologies and critical systems for Europe’s future automated reentry systems on their return from LEO.
 
ESA's Picasso CubeSat To Dig Into Earth's Upper Atmosphere
Picasso is one of a number of CubeSat missions being backed by the In-Orbit Demonstration element of ESA’s General Support Technology Program.
 
Sky...Is The Limit w/New Range Of Offerings
“Sky was forced down this route. It can’t afford to be left behind in the multi-play market..."
 
Eutelsat + European Parliament Get Together To Promo SATCOM As Digital Divide Solution
Speakers joined together for a panel debate and questions on the role of satellite broadband in national regional strategies within the EU Framework and the way forward with the new EU Digital Agenda and Single Market.
 
Geospatial Analysis By DigitalGlobe Helping To Save Elephants
The African elephant population has declined by more than 50 percent in the past 30 years, and poachers are killing the elephants of Garamba at an unprecedented pace.
 
Telit Wireless Solutions Makes IoT A Lot Simpler... Launches Three New Positioning Modules + Embedded Smart Antennas
The two are interchangeable to support a choice of functionalities for a single customer design—saving both time and money
 
ILS Proton Preps ...First Globally Available High-Speed Broadband Network Over Three Inmarsat-5 Sats
GX will consistently deliver higher performance through more compact terminals at a lower cost than existing VSAT services, making it accessible to many more users. 
 
Northern Sky Research...Putting The Brakes On India's Satcom Growth
...the Digital India initiative, a $20B program meant to improve governmental accountability and participation by connecting some 1.3 billion Indians to the World Wide Web.
 
EUMETSAT + Others Digging Into EU Space Policy @ Brussels Conference
The EUMETSAT Director-General will address the session “The fight against climate change: the contribution of satellite technology, in particular Copernicus, in the run-up to COP21.”
 
Joining Forces For Advanced Telematics Solutions Are Iridium Communications + Appareo Systems
"This partnership will ensure Appareo solutions serve our current and future customers with the furthest reaching technology."—Jeff Johnson, V.P., Business Development, Appareo.
 
ULA's Delta II Delayed...No Go...SMAP Satellite's Insulation Debonds
During inspections following the January 29 launch attempt, minor debonds to the booster insulation were identified.
 
UBL Interactive + NavAds... Ensure Business Listings Are On Navigation Systems
[The company] is focused on an increasingly mobile world, and services which are not confined by national borders.
 
Celebrating 17 Years Of EUMETSAT Service is Metosat-7
The satellite is generally in good health, having suffered only a few anomalies over the years.
 
Twinkle, Twinkle, Exoplanet, How I Wonder Where You Are
Twinkle, a bold and pioneering British mission, will observe more than one hundred known exoplanets and will unveil their weather, history and the chemical composition of their atmosphere.
 
Two Space & Missile Systems Center Directorates Merge Into The Advanced Systems + Development Directorate
SMC/AD is charged with the single mission to "Drive future space capabilities through collaborative, innovative, developmental planning and demonstrations."
 
Settling The EELV Program Diff's 'Tween SpaceX + The U.S.A.F.
Going forward, the Air Force will conduct competitions consistent with the emergence of multiple certified providers.
 
NOAA Predicts "Historic" Snowstorm For U.S. East Coast—Impressive Satellite Imagery
A blizzard warning currently stands for much of the Northeast and is expected to remain in effect until early Wednesday morning.
 
Es’hailSat + London-Based Network Enrich Arab Youth Programming 
Al Araby Television Network is a new channel based in London, which aims to be a platform for Arab youth, talent, energy and aspirations.