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SMC prepares GPS Next Generation OCX for Operations
At the time of the sale, the Government identified this as a major impact to OCX by creating an unacceptable cyber risk. However, the Government ... 
Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, SpaceX Launch of Argentinian Satellite Postponed
"The restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic could affect the availability of own and external resources for a safe insertion into orbit and ...”
Statement from Lockheed Martin Announcing AEHF-6 Satellite Actively Communicating With U.S. Space Force
The first national security launch for the U.S. Space Force and the final Lockheed Martin satellite to build out the protected communications ... 
ULA's Successful Launch of AEHF-6 for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center 
... gives senior leadership a survivable line of communications to military forces in all levels of conflict, including nuclear war. The system features ...
Statement From U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center Regarding Successful AEHF-6 Launch  
... provides connectivity across the spectrum of mission areas, including land, air and naval warfare; special operations; strategic nuclear operations ... 
Statement From United Launch Alliance as it Launches First National Security Space Mission for the U.S. Space Force 
...that provides global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for national leaders and tactical warfighters operating across ground, sea and air platforms.
Statement from Aerojet Rocketdyne AEHF-6 Launch Marks 500th Flight of RL10 Engine
“The RL10 has supported a majority of the nation’s most important national security and scientific missions, including all of the AEHF satellites which ..."
ITU Secretary-General’s Statement About the Global Platform to Protect Telecommunication Networks During the COVID-19 crisis
New platform will assist governments and the private sector in ensuring that networks are kept resilient and telecommunication services are available to all
RigNet is Entrusted with National Cybersecurity with Contract from General Services Administration 
"RigNet has a 40-year track record of delivering reliable, high speed and high security communications to the harshest, most remote environments around the world.”
GPS is Fatally Flawed. It’s Past Time to Fix It. 
And because GPS was America’s gift to the world, we gave away the code to access it. This has helped make it a global utility. It has also meant that ...
STS Global's Takes Two Major 9 Meter Ku-Band Earth Stations for SES 
The environment is difficult due to high level salt atmosphere. Therefore the shelter is equipped with dual redundant 5 ton air conditioners
Forrester Reports: Eutelsat's MoU for School Connectivity in the DRC
The first stage of the project aims to connect 3,600 private schools over the...
Statement from the DoD, "Partnering With the U.S. Defense Industrial Base to Combat COVID-19"
the progress payment rate that contracts can get paid for will increase from 80% of cost to 90% for large businesses and from 90% to 95% for small ...
FCC Authorizes SpaceX To Deploy A Million Antennas For Starlink Satellites
"Measuring at about 19 inches across, Musk noted that the antennas look like small UFOs." “It looks like a UFO on a stick,”
What’s in the Philippines’ New Planned Satellite Launches in 2020?
The launch of additional cube satellites later this year highlighted an aspect of the Southeast Asian state’s approach in this regard.
Space Information and Sharing Analysis Center (ISAC) Holds Their Third Board Meeting
the Space ISAC has continued to grow, announcing multiple new members...
Space Debris to be Tackled with Machine Learning
Research to tackle the growing need to find, capture and remove junk from...
Afghanistan Requests an Indian Satellite to Assist with Coronavirus Containment
Ghani requested services of an “Indian satellite to be made available for...
Russia Launches a Glonass-M Satellite
The satellite separated routinely from the booster after three Fregat booster ...
SpaceX Scrubs Sunday's Launch Moments Before Take Off, and Gets Ready for Wednesday's Launch 
a call was made from a member of the SpaceX team saying, "Disregard. We have an abort." The Falcon 9's main engines had already ignited on 39A's ...