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February 10th, 2016
 
 
USAF's NROL-45 Launches... Rocks 'n' Rolls It's National Reconnaissance Payload Into The Blue
A perfect launch in the early morning hours...
 
ULA Selects Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems To Support The Atlas V CubeSat Rideshare Initiative
ULA’s CubeSat Rideshare Initiative enables rideshare opportunities on its Atlas V launch vehicle and aims to tap into a growing market of small satellites with applications in education, scientific research, U.S. Government and commercial business.
 
Arianespace Signs On To Launch New High Capacity ViaSat Satellites
Both ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3 class satellites are geostationary satellites and operate in the high capacity Ka-band frequencies.
 
SSL's John Celli Heading Into The Silicon Valley Engineering Hall Of Fame
Celli will be honored at a ceremony during the annual Silicon Valley Engineers Week Banquet, which takes place on Thursday, February 25, 2016.
 
The Coalition For Deep Space Exploration's Director Comments On The FY2017 NASA Budget... Deeply Concerned...
The Coalition is disappointed with the proposed reduction in funding below the FY16 Omnibus for NASA’s exploration programs.
 
SpeedCast's Beylier Named As The 2016 Teleport Executive Of The Year By The World Teleport Association
Mr. Beylier will be honored during WTA’s Teleport Awards for Excellence luncheon on March 8 during SATELLITE 2016.
 
Checking Out El Niño Is Northrop Grumman's Built NASA Global Hawk
The NASA Global Hawk is one of several assets being used by scientists from NASA and NOAA to advance understanding and predictions of tropical storms, winter storms and major floods.
 
 GVF Connectivity 2016: Air, Sea, Surface, and Rail: Evolving the "New" New Verticals
Forty-one percent of airline passengers are willing to pay for wi-fi connectivity 
 
VSAT Expansion From PolarSat To Enhance ADS-B In The Congo
This network will provide new stations to link three airports (Matadi, Boende, and Isiro) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo