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April 14th, 2014 — April 20th, 2014
 
NASA's Kepler Seeks Earth Twin...Possible Match!  (Kepler Space Telescope)
[SatNews] The next steps in the search for distant life include looking for true Earth-twins—
 
Exelis—A SideHat For The U.S. Army (Comms)
[SatNews] Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command to provide radio ...
 
HISPASAT—Amazonas 4A Anomaly (Satellite)
[SatNews] Following the launch of the Amazonas 4A from the Kourou base in French Guiana on board Arianespace’s Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle and its subsequent ...
 
Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST)—DubaiSat-2 Commissioned + Ready For Work (Satellite)
[SatNews] The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced that DubaiSat-2’s in orbit commissioning is complete and...
 
Arianespace—Optus 10 + MEASAT-3B Getting Established (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission are gearing up following this week’s delivery of MEASAT-3b, one of two satellite passengers for...
 
U.S. Navy—The Readiness Factors (Sequestration)
[SatNews] Forward presence is the Navy's mandate, the vice chief of naval operations told a House panel today—naval forces remain on watch around the globe as more ...
 
MEASAT Satellite Systems + Airbus Defence and Space—The Journey To Kourou for MEASAT-3b (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) has announced that Airbus Defence and Space (“Airbus”) has successfully completed the final integration and testing...
 
ATK + ULA—Signing On For EELV Hardware (Business—Launch Vehicle)
[SatNews] ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy...
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—Gambling With National Security, Big Time (Sequestration—Report)
[SatNews] Defense Department officials have released a report that documents the cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held...
 
SES + Gogo—Three Satellites Used To Entertain + Inform (SATCOM)
[SatNews] SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) has announced that in-flight communications services ...