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May 15th, 2017
 
 
NASA to Launch the Lightest Satellite in the World
The satellite, called KalamSat, will be launched by a NASA sounding rocket on June 21 from Wallops Island.
 
Missouri High School Students Win Team America Rocketry Challenge
The students had to design and launch a rocket capable of meeting precise engineering standards and mission requirements while protecting a raw egg throughout the flight of the rocket.
 
SpaceX Sends Inmarsat-5 Soaring Into Space ... Good News for Global Xpress' Broadband Network
Originally the plan was to only be a trio of spacecraft, but Inmarsat opted...
 
SES-10 Successfully Shunts Into Full Operation
SES-10 was launched on March 30, 2017, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida onboard a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
 
LeoSat and CopaSAT Join Technological Forces for Constellation
With LeoSat’s new architecture that uses inter-satellite laser links, customers will benefit from an optical backbone in space with...
 
Norsat Receives Updated, Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal from Privet Fund Management
The Special Committee will review and consider if the Privet Proposal is a...
 
Soyuz, SES and the Spaceport ... a Rocket, a Satellite and a Launch Site Set for Soyuz's Launch of SES-15
SES-15, its first hybrid satellite, will offer a mix of widebeam coverage and high throughput (HTS) capacity.
 
Inmarsat's Celebration ... Confirmed Launch of Its Fourth Global Xpress Satellite
...the world’s first globally available, broadband connectivity service and was created to enable communities across the world ...
 
Clyde Space's Happenings First the Queen and then the Times ... Two Awards in One Month
Glasgow produced more than 60 satellites, more than any other city outside of Silicon Valley.
 
Turbopump Demo Program Successfully Completes Testing at Aerojet Rocketdyne
This device, as part of the engine turbomachinery, is the first full-scale engine component to be tested on the program.
 
Eni Enlists Planetek Italia and Airbus for High-Res Earth Observation Services
... value-added services as maritime surveillance and vessel detection, oil spill detection, sea ice monitoring, onshore oil and gas prospect detection.
 
A Potential Sales May be in the Works by Globalstar
Bloomberg's news story stated that Globalstar could attract interest from major wireless and cable companies...
 
Two NASA Astronauts to be Inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame
The ceremony will be held at the Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.
 
Image Processing Software from Icaros Debuts for UAS
The OneButton software has been modified to accommodate the unique collection conditions of unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
 
Advanced C4ISR Program from Elbit Systems to Support Brazilian Marine Corps.
The contract calls for the supply of cutting-edge technologies and operational capabilities, including a variety of Battle Management Systems ...