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Florida May Reach In Its Pockets to Fund Space Launch Services Encouraging Industries and Employment 
on 67 acres at KSC, including a 133,000-square-foot hangar and a launch and landing control tower standing up to 300 feet tall, as well as a rocket ...
 
Newtec's New Products Provide Solutions with the HTS Solution Portfolio at CommunicAsia 2018
As ships and airplanes move around the globe, mobile VSAT terminals often need to transition between satellite footprints.
 
President Trump Signs Space Policy Directive - 3: Dealing with Debris and NASA's Administrator's Comments
"...President’s enthusiasm for our nation’s innovative work, provides a strong foundation for our nation to once again do the big things that will shape a ..." 
 
China Appears to be Making Final Preparations for a Long March 2C Launch
The launch will be hosted by Launch Complex 3, which on May 20 witnessed the launch of the Queqiao Chang'e-4 relay satellite and two...
 
ISRO Bringing Their GSAT-11 Satellite Back Into Launch Mode
The 5,700-kg GSAT-11 satellite was slated for launch on May 26 from Kourou, a site in South America that India occasionally uses to launch the...
 
Coming Together ... Secure World Foundation and Partners Establish Consortium for Satellite Servicing Standards
process took awhile, but the pace seems to have picked up and is moving forward so standards for cooperative on-orbit servicing can be determined. 
 
Gomspace and Aerial & Maritime Have an MOU ... Delivery and Operation of a Global Constellation
The system shall deliver processed ADS-B signals — compliant with ICAO and EUROCAE requirements for air traffic management. 
 
Taking the Lead on SOLAR Fire Fighter Radio is Italy — and Cobham SATCOM Heartily Agrees
Coming into force this summer for 65,000 SOLAS vessels, Regulation 10.10.4 is designed to improve safety by securing dedicated communication...
 
ViaLite's L-Band HTS for Defense Provides Security for Those Who Defend Others
The link is ideal for the extremely demanding dynamic range applications associated with HTS and defense, and is based on the ViaLiteLong Distance 
 
Astronomers See Black Hole Destroy Star in a Distant Eruption
Theorists suggested that material pulled from the doomed star forms a rotating disk around the black hole, emitting intense X-rays and visible light
 
Thales Alenia Space's SWOT Does a Lot ... Achieving Milestones is the Result of Many Who Have Contributed 
a new-generation platform for this program that will be the first of this type to be orbited in compliance with the French Space Operations Act* ...
 
Orbit Salutes Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology Upon Completion of Their First Satellite Ground Station
mission has two goals: demonstrate a long-term, autonomous cluster flight of multiple satellites and determine the position of a terrestrial emitter ...
 
The Chinese Relay Satellite for the Nation's Chang'e-4 Lunar Probe Now in Planned Orbit
The satellite, named Queqiao (Magpie Bridge) and launched on May 21, entered the Halo orbit around the second Lagrangian (L2) point of the...
 
JAXA Successfully Tests H-IIA Launch Vehicle with New Research Satellite to Detect Missile Launches  
The mission is part of the Information Gathering Satellites (IGS) program, one of whose goals is to detect possible missile launches in the region.
 
NASA’s Decade of Discoveries and Cosmic Rays with Fermi Satellite 
cosmic rays, particles traveling at nearly the speed of light, could be propelled by supernova shock waves. In 2013, Fermi’s LAT used gamma rays to prove  
 
Four Galileo Satellites Getting All Prepped Up by Arianespace for July Launch
During pre-flight activity in French Guiana at the Spaceport’s S1A processing facility, these FOC (Full Operational Capability) spacecraft have...
 
Thuraya on the Defensive Displays Military and Government Satellite Technology Solutions at Eurosatory Defense Exhibition
robust solution to military missions in surveillance, special ops, border protection as distant aircrafts stay in touch with headquarters via satellite ... 
 
TeamCast's Efforts with Broadcast Australia and Free TV to Ramp Up to 4K TV
Broadcasting 4K TV programs doesn't just happen. There's a lot of work and research in this kind of an endeavor such as is taking place in Australia.
 
SES Granted FCC Authorization to Expand Their O3b Satellite Constellation
The FCC grant opens significant additional frequencies to SES for use in its non-geostationary (NGSO) constellation and enables it to deploy O3b...
 
Lo Now 15 Years Later Brazil and U.S. Return to Discuss Satellite Launch From Alcantara Base
Now Brazilian officials say that the sharing of technological knowhow is not a deal-breaker.