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August 17th, 2017
 
 
Excelitas Technologies - Twenty Years of Success on USAF GPS Satellites
Excelitas’ RAFS technology was launched into orbit aboard the Air Force’s first GPS IIR satellite on July 23, 1997, and remotely activated on August 13, 1997.
 
Wednesday's Update ULA Rolls Out Atlas V Rocket Ready for TDRS-M Launch
Wednesday the Atlas V rocket with the TDRS-M satellite is revealed.
 
Globecomm - Comms for a Supercarrier
A 10G fiber optic backbone supports the system as well as the ship’s video surveillance capabilities.  The system includes interface to the ship’s...
 
Lockheed Martin - Modernized A2100 Satellite's First Integration Successfully Completed
Built for Arabsat and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, the satellite will provide advanced telecommunications capabilities...
 
NOAA - Satellite Tracking of the Upcoming Solar Eclipse
NOAA plans to issue images of the eclipse from GOES-16 and the agency's additional polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites as they become available...
 
Chinese Quantum Satellite Passes Muster, Now Let's Make a Hack-Proof Communications Network
Micius can only conduct quantum communication in the Earth' s shadow; that is to say, it can only work at night to avoid interference from sunlight.
 
Russia's Possible Launch Delay of Amazons-5 Due to Manufacturer's Late Shipment
It's the domino effect ... when one issue causes a delay it is passed along, and it could mean the delay of the launch of the Amazons-5 satellite.
 
International Astronautical Congress 2017 - Assessing the Great Barrier Reef from Space
Stretching for more than 2,300 km, Australia's Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is one of the great natural wonders of Australia and the world.
 
ViaLite - Comms for Little Caesar's Arena in Detroit, Michigan
Using ViaLite’s RF over fiber links in this installation reduced the overall cost of implementation, while increasing reliability, performance and ease of installation...
 
Russia - Vostochny to Host Third Launch in December
The head of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation, Igor Komarov, said earlier that two space launches were expected to be conducted from the...
 
Moving Into Telesat is Industry Vet Don Brown to Head Up Government Services
Mr. Brown will focus on creating and executing Telesat’s business strategy in global government markets for Telesat’s geostationary fleet, specifically...
 
Digital Ship - Maritime CIO Forum Set During Kormarine in Busan
The Maritime CIO Forum at Kormarine has been developed to address the issues and trends that technology leaders face in an increasingly changing...
 
Pivotel and Global Marine Networks - Joining Forces
The procurement of the Tennessee-based company facilitates greater levels of integration with Pivotel’s broad suite of satellite technologies...
 
Speedcast - Comms Fleet Fix for Fred.Olson Cruise Lines
The Speedcast multi-band managed communications platform will be installed on each of Fred. Olsen’s ships, monitoring for and adopting the...