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UK Space Agency + Ofcom Sign MOU + Added Bonus w/Insurance Premium Tax Exemption For UK Spacecraft Operators
MOU will see the UK Space Agency and Ofcom forming a CEO-level liaison group and a space spectrum advisory committee to develop a close and transparent relationship.
 
AAM Group Expands Their Geospatial Business Into India
"The new entity will focus its energies to provide excellence in data acquisition, processing and delivery across the geospatial spectrum."—Mark Freeburn, Global CEO, AAM Group.
 
Dassault's Falcon Jets' Flight Management + IFE System Provided By Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins builds upon its role as Dassault’s sole cabin system supplier for its entire new aircraft fleet.
 
Link Microtek Named As L-3 Nardo-MITEQ's Official Service Reps In The U.K. + Ireland
"As an official service center, we will be able to carry out calibration, repairs down to module level and testing at frequencies up to Ka-band."—Steve Cranstone, Managing Director, Link Microtek.
 
KORE + Active Telematics Join Forces For M2M Services In APAC
Active Telematics officially launched their ‘Active Roam’ solution in partnership with KORE at the Malaysian International Bus, Truck and Components Expo 2015, in Kuala Lumpur.
 
DIRECTV 15 Satellite Set For Starring Role In Kourou On May 27th
Covering the entirety of the Unites States, DIRECTV 15 will provide additional digital television services to more than 20 million DIRECTV users there.
 
Satellite Sustainment Contract Awarded To Lockheed Martin Space System Company
Lockheed Martin will provide sustainment of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Milstar, and Defense Satellite Communications System III.
 
Garbage In Garbage Out...SpaceX Takes Out The ISS' Trash + Makes A Splash
The month-long mission ended with a successful, if damp, landing and the 3,100lb of completed scientific experiments, broken hardware, and dirty clothes has been successfully retrieved.
 
The ‘CAPEd’ Crusader: Goddard Technologist Advances CubeSat Concept for Planetary Exploration
The spacecraft, including the service module and entry probe, would weigh less than 11 pounds and measure no more than 4 inches on a side.
 
NASA's SMAP Possesses Multi Talents...Tests Soil Moisture + Can Determine Frozen Or Thawed
"Fourteen years after the concept for a NASA mission to map global soil moisture was first proposed, SMAP now has formally transitioned to routine science operations,"
 
United Arab Shipping + Marlink's VSAT Begins A New Generation Of Connecting To Ultra-Large Containerships
UASC will benefit from unlimited traffic volume on its Marlink VSAT services, with data speeds guaranteed
 
Harris' Falcon III® Successfully Demonstrates MUOS Waveform By Operating On-Air
MUOS waveform operated on-air between two Falcon III® radios and
to add MUOS waveform to fielded radios requires software-only upgrade.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: Learning More About Their Customers Is Tata Sky's Latest Endeavor
"Implementing an enterprise data hub from Cloudera will allow us to capitalize on the data we collect and cement our position as India's preferred DTH provider."—Ravishankar N, CIO, Tata Sky.
 
Second Launch Update Re: CubeSats Separation ... ULA + U.S.A.F.  Launch Is A Go For X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle
Second update regarding CubeSat separation.
 
A Plethora Of Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Product To Be Featured @ IFSEC Int'l 2015
“All these state of the art low-cost communications devices are enabled thanks to the Globalstar fleet of satellites.”—Mark O’Connell, Director of Sales and Business Operations, Globalstar.
 
STEM Support For 4-H Earns Hughes Network Systems Award Finalist Nomination
“This is great recognition for a program that has already reached so many young people all over the country.”—Mike Cook, Sr. V.P., North America Division, Hughes.
 
Telenor Announces New Head Of Asia Region + He's A Norwegian National
"Morten brings his vast experience from the global mobile industry to the role as head of our operations in Asia."
 
X2nSat + Spaceport America Sign MOA... The First VSAT Provider To Build For the Next Generation
"I truly believe the world is a better place when the unconnected are connected."
 
June 1st To Find CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2015 In Session
“Satellite services account for a large portion of how television signals are delivered to consumers in the region and is an integral component of the multichannel TV business in the Asia Pacific.”—Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA.
 
HISPASAT's Amazonas 2 + 3 Satellites To Deliver Internet Access To GlobalSat For Their Clients
Satellites are a fundamental tool to reduce the digital divide