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Harris Takes Vacuuming to a New Frigid Level ... Thermal Vacuum Testing for NASA's Webb Telescope
Harris’ team helped safeguard the telescope in Houston during Hurricane Harvey ... monitoring more than 1,000 sensors on the telescope around the clock.
Statements from ULA and NASA as They Finally Launch NOAA's JPSS-1... Forever Changing Weather Forecasts 
provide information about atmospheric temperature and moisture, clouds, sea surface temperature, ocean color, sea ice cover, volcanic ash, and fire ... 
ISRO's Lesson from Last Mission Failure Results in "Increased Robustness of Next Rocket"
While the study as to the cause of failure of the earlier rocket is on, we have increased the robustness of the next rocket,
Ready, Set, Go ... Almost as Ukraine Plans First Satellite Launch
"We expect that we would be able to complete all the works necessary for Ukraine to finally get its own communication satellite in the orbit in ...
Aye, Shetland is Not Just for Horses, as Scotland's Shetland Space Centre Works Towards Launch Facility
amazing amount of interest ... suggests that there is tremendous potential for Unst and Shetland to become part of a fast-growing, £13.7 billion sector ... 
U.S. Commerce Department's Malcolm Baldrige Award Goes to... Stellar Solutions
the U.S. Secretary of Commerce named Stellar Solutions a recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for ...
SpaceX Calls for Delay in Launch of Mysterious Zuma Spacecraft
SpaceX’s official mission overview for this one basically doesn’t even mention the Zuma...
SES' ProSiebenSat.1 Carries on ... Continues Free-to-Air Channels in SD for Germany
in Germany, 46 percent of TV viewers receive their programs via satellite – and increasingly also in the best HD quality via the SES platform HD+.
Canada's Serendipitous Spaceport's Goals are On Track
In addition to being on track with development plans, Matier says MLS has been pleasantly surprised by a couple of “serendipitous” developments.
Satellite Industry Association Commends New FCC Spectrum Rules
The organization is initially pleased and commends the FCC’s for addressing some of the significant concerns of the satellite industry by...
NASA Selects SSL in Consideration to Go Deep ... to the Moon and Deeper Into Space
The gateway will be a human crew-tended spaceport in lunar orbit that functions as an access point to the Moon and deep space
Satellite-Based Augmentation System Trial Launched by Australia
The trial will be the first in the world to test the Precise Point Positioning (PPP) technique’s integration in an SBAS service and will be managed by...
MENA’s Satellite Pay TV Market is Projected to Pass 10 Million Subscriptions by 2021
The report also provides historical KPI’s for Abu Dhabi Sports before exiting the market.
GSA Selects Hughes for Complex Commercial SATCOM Solutions
CS3 is a multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) multiple-award contract vehicle with a period of performance of up to 10...
Beijing and Taipei 'Join Hands' to Team Up in Space to Track Earthquakes
Beijing and Taipei will join hands in space to monitor the electromagnetic signals that can precede earthquakes
A Tango in Microgravity at ISS is a First for Thales Alenia Space's Enhanced Cygnus Spacecraft 
It will be unloaded and used for the first time as an extension of the orbiting laboratory for an experiment featuring the SpaceTango facility ...
Fengyun-3D is Launched by China for Remote Sensing Duties
Fengyun-3D is one of China's second generation of Polar-Orbiting Meteorological Satellites that can provide global three dimensional all-weather...
USGS' Surprising Results of Worldwide Croplands, Nation with Highest Cropland is Not What was Expected
“Given the high resolution of 30 meters and 0.09 hectares per pixel, a big advantage is the ability to see croplands in any country and sub-national ... "
Orbital ATK Launches “S.S. Gene Cernan” Cygnus to Deliver Cargo to the ISS
Antares rocket boosts approximately 7,400 Pounds, its heaviest load to date.
UPDATE: Explanation of November 11's Abort ...Orbital ATK's S.S. Gene Cernan Ready to Bring Tools and Treats to Astronauts on NASA's ISS 
Waiting for supplies, whether for tools for the ongoing care and maintenance of the ISS, or for a favorite treat, the astronauts are at the mercy of ...