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Orbital ATK Signs $98 Million Agreement w/Lockheed Martin For Launch Abort Motor = Transports Orion Crew From Harm In Milliseconds
Orion’s LAS is a unique safety feature, similar to an ejection seat found in a fighter jet.
This New Lockheed Martin Center Co-Locates Development, Testing + Production Of SATCOM Technologies
"We will also be applying new technology to develop reconfigurable payloads in orbit, creating more capable and affordable RF systems than ever before.”—Rick Ambrose, Exec. V.P., Lockheed Martin Space Systems.
Quicklink Demos Drone TV Using Inmarsat BGAN + Parrot Bebop Drone
The video was encoded with the H.265 / HEVC Midi Backpack, transmitted via the Inmarsat BGAN HDR service.
Orientation Back To Normal For NASA's Dawn Spacecraft
Dawn will remain at its current orbital altitude until the operations team has completed an analysis of what occurred and has updated the flight plan.
McMurdo Has Their First Aviation Contract Award
“China is a rapidly growing aviation market, and this win firmly establishes a foundation for future success in China and in Asia as a whole.”—Christian Belleux, Aviation + Military Business Unit Manager, McMurdo.
A Heavy Duty Role For ISRO's PSLV-C28 Launch Of SSTL Satellites
The DMC3 satellites will be launched into a single LEO plane at a phase-wise distance of 120 degrees between them, so they can take any image on the Earth’s surface every day.
Now Rolling Out From Advantech Wireless Is A New 400W SSPA/SSPB
“These Ultra Linear GaN based SSPAs are designed to operate in harsh outdoor environments, and to replace multiple indoor combined Klystrons or TWTs."±Cristi Damian, V.P., Business Development, Advantech Wireless.
A Leading Role For RUAG Space With Eumetsat's MSG-4 Satellite
RUAG Space supplied a series of modules for this meteorological satellite, including the body and the data processing system.
On Orbit Demo For Aerojet Rocketdyne's XR-5A Thruster Meets With Success
"We bring a second generation product to market that provides our customers with a higher level of reliability and confidence.”—Eileen Drake, CEO + President, Aerojet Rocketdyne.
RF/uW Switching Solutions Free Webinar From Keysight Technologies Is Upcoming
This presentation discusses how different types of switches can simplify your test setup and measurements and also how to create a switch matrix for single-connection-multiple measurements.
Rocket Lab Is The First For The Kiwis ... Build + Operate An Orbital Launch Site... This Year In New Zealand
“Creating and operating our own launch site is a necessity to meet the demands of our growing customer manifest,”
From A Mod To A Technical Refresh, Lockheed Martin Has More Work On AEHF
Needed work on AEHF will be handled by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
Successful Demo By Rockwell Collins Of Their M-Code GPS Receiver In A DAGR Distributed Device
“This demonstration paves the way for the D3 to incorporate the next-generation GPS capability that our GB-GRAM-M provides.”—Mike Jones, V.P. + G.M., Communication + Navigation Products, Rockwell Collins.
Partnership 'Tween Vocality Int'l + Kingston University To Develop Connectivity Solutions
A knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) grant worth £262,000 has been awarded to Vocality International to assist in the development of these ground breaking new ubiquitous technologies.
Fair Weather Ahead As Spire Closes Series B Round Of Funding... Plans Expansion Of Weather Sats From 20 To 100+
The latest round of financing comes at a time when the need for advancements in weather and maritime data is at an all-time high.
An Evolution For The Largest Distance Learning Program In Brazil Powered By iDirect
“Government data shows that only about one-third of all children in Brazil make it to the sixth grade."—Rob Kilroy, Regional V.P., Sales, iDirect.
TSoIP Is Now Supported By NovelSat For Their Entire Line Of Satellite Transmission Offerings
“Together with standard ASI video transmission and IP support, NovelSat has now expanded its compatibility with support for all IRDs and encoders that use TSoIP.”—Dan Peleg, CTO, NovelSat.
Advantech Wireless' New 400W C-Band SSPA/SSPB Brings GaN Into The Mix
The Second Generation of GaN SSPAs empowers broadcasters to deliver their messages while maximizing efficiency and reducing operational cost."—Cristi Damian, V.p., Business Development, Advantech Wireless.
Rokot Out, Angara In?
"We are now in discussions with Khrunichev Centre to obtain further cooperation on..."—Vladimir Terekhov, CIS Branch Mgr., Airbus Defence and Space.
Harris' MNVR Testing Completed During U.S. Army's NIE Event
“The MNVR LUT is a great example of the benefits of defense marketplace competition because it demonstrates...”—George Helm, President, DoD Business, Harris RF Communications.