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March 21st, 2017
 
 
Rocket Lab Raises $75 Million in Funding... Ready to Revolutionize Satellite Launches
Rocket Lab has received to date $148 million, with the company now valued in excess of $1 billion (USD). 
 
University of Alberta's Ex-Alta 1 Smallsat to Dig Into Space Weather
Ex-Alta 1 is part of a newer generation of technologies that puts space exploration and research within reach of students and smaller startup companies.
 
Ongoing Launch Blockage — The Strike (A "Social Movement") Continues the Delay of an Arianespace Mission
The strike continues to hold up SGDC and KORESAT-7 departure...
 
ULA's Delay of Orbital ATK's Cygnus to Space Station... Hydraulic Issues, Again
The extra time will allow teams to work on a hydraulic issue found on ground support equipment.
 
Terraformation to Create a Lake for Martian Inhabitation
Inhabitation of Mars is a goal shared by many national space agencies and aerospace firms. 
 
Sarah Parker Named As Interim Group Manager Director by SSTL
Sarah Parker has been part of SSTL’s team since 1997...
 
Pressure Mounts on Australian Government to Launch Space Agency
South Australia has a long history in the space industry, which started when the Woomera Test Range was established in 1947 about 450km north of Adelaide.
 
Marlink Involved in Hybrid Digital Network for Iraqi O&G Company
The partners will seamlessly integrate Marlink’s Terralink VSAT service with MEO satellite services in addition to fiber Internet connectivity.
 
Eutelsat Approves of ND SatCom's Plug 'n Play Ka-Band Terminal
The new generation of Ka2Go is fully KA-SAT compatible, ready for existing Ka-band service offerings on the market.
 
Eurovision Gains C-Band Capacity on the AsiaSat 5 Satellite
The C-band transponders will be used for occasional live sports and news transmissions in the APAC region.
 
Capacity Agreements x2 for SES
Both companies have renewed a long-term agreement for the use of transponder capacity...
 
Talia Builds Ground Infrastructure Using iDirect Technology
Talia OnDemand has been designed for organizations operating in regions where fixed line services can be unreliable...
 
Rural Villages in Afghanistan Gain Connectivity Via SpeedCast and Wasel Telecom
SpeedCast and Wasel Telecom collaborated on a bid for an upcoming project for the Afghan government.
 
ScopeTel Joins the NorthTelecom Family
This agreement with ScopeTel further strengthens NorthTelecom's position in the APAC market.