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July 10th, 2017
Mission Update: SCS Space's nSight1 Smallsat 
SCS Aerospace Group invested in the Sight1 nanosatellite, which forms part of the European Commission’s QB50 project.
DigitalGlobe Selects Space Systems Loral to Build Spacecraft for WorldView Legion's Constellation 
SSL has entered into a firm-fixed price contract with DigitalGlobe to build the WorldView Legion satellites — the first of which is planned to launch in 2020...
China Plans for Sea Launches of Long March Rockets
Yagang stated that the technology is not difficult and a sea launch platform can be built based on modifying 10,000-ton freighters...
BepiColombo's Namesake Spacecraft Readies for Mercury Mission
When it arrives at Mercury in late 2025, it will face temperatures exceeding 350 degrees Celsius or 662 degrees Fahrenheit.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Launches Intelsat's Fourth in a Series 
that will unlock new growth opportunities in applications including mobility, wireless infrastructure and private data networks
SpaceX's Launch of Intelsat's EpicNG Sends Number Four Soaring
Intelsat's payload of C-band wide- and spot-beams enables higher efficiency and improved throughput for applications including ...
Russia's Soyuz-2.1 Set to Launch 71 Smallsats Later This Week
The satellites will vary by their format: from 1U cubesat type space vehicles to micro-satellites, weighing up to 120 kilograms, will be launched for...
Odyssey Investment Partners and CPI International Holding Corp. Announces Acquisition of the Latter by the Former
The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, and has significant manufacturing and engineering facilities throughout the United States and Canada,
Trimble's Debut of Catalyst GNSS Receiver for Android Devices
Catalyst extends the accessibility of Trimble's high-accuracy positioning to a broader base of users easily and with only a few components...
Orbital ATK Reveals Their New Gilbert, Arizona, Engineering Facility
The expansion of the company’s engineering operations adds 60,000 square feet to the site that includes...
Airbus Takes Orthorectification to a Higher Level With WorldDEM4Ortho
enables corrections of distortions induced by the topographical variations of the Earth’s surface and satellite orientation when acquiring an image.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Can Take the Heat ... Hot-Fire Tests for Deep Space Exploration
... a critical step in providing advanced Solar Electric Propulsion necessary for affordable cargo and logistics transportation in support of human missions to Mars.
TeamCast's 4EVER-2 Project Provides Validation for Satellite UHDTV Phase 2 Broadcast 
The nine 4EVER-2 partners have worked in the laboratory with subjective testing as well as on real life applications, including end-to-end production...
LeoSat Says Hello to The Hague With a New Office
LeoSat’s new LEO satellite constellation will be closer to Earth than satellites in the GEO orbit and they will be interlinked via lasers...
Ensign-Bickford Industries' Acquisition Has Kept Them as Busy as Honeybee Robotics 
A long-standing company, 181 years to be exact, has acquired Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corporation.
Arabsat's FTA HD International Channels Platform Debuts
The broadcast channels may all be viewed with a minimum receive dish size — viewers across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe will...
U.S. Army Enlists Harris' Expertise for $461 Million Update of Communication Network
its first order from the contract for two Voice, Interoperability, Data and Access (VIDA®) cores, support services and integration ...
Cloud Constellation and TeknoMobil's Partnership Includes Orbital Data Comms and Associated Services 
Teknomobil will sell SpaceBelt™ orbital data communications and storage services to customers Turkey and the Middle East.
PSSI Global Services Selected by Viacom for Satellite Transmission Services 
In all, PSSI uplinked nine pathways from Madison Square Garden using five antennas on four uplink trucks, including the dual-dish CK25 C/Ku hybrid...
Modular Device's Newest Member POWRMOD Adds Power to the Family 
The standard outputs are 0.8V to 48VDC at 10 Watts.