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August 2nd, 2017
 
 
Arianespace - Two Satellites Punch Their Way To Orbit Via Vega Exertion
Lifting off from the Spaceport’s SLV launch complex at precisely 10:58:33 p.m. French Guiana time on August 1, Vega lofted its multi-passenger...
 
OHB Italia - The OPTSAT-3000 Push From Kourou
Space technology group OHB SE’s Italian subsidiary, OHB Italia, was responsible for the launch contract with VEGA and the associated...
 
Elbit Systems - OPTISAT 3000 and VENµS HeadTo Orbit With HighRez Imaging Systems Aboard
The high resolution reconnaissance Jupiter imaging system, for the Italian Ministry of Defense, were launched onboard the IAI OPTSAT 3000 satellite...
 
RUAG Space - Fairing Well With Vega Flight VV10
On the top of the rocket, protecting the two satellites, a new RUAG Space payload fairing debuted, one that was manufactured out of autoclave...
 
EchoStar - EchoStar III Losing Its Way
The satellite, manufactured by Lockheed Martin and operated by EchoStar, was launched in 1997 and has significantly exceeded its 15 year design life...
 
China - Anti-Satellite Missile Test Launched In July
The flight test of the Dong Neng-3 direct ascent missile was tracked by U.S. intelligence agencies on July 23 from China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Inner Mongolia...
 
NASA's Eureka! Moment as Hubble's Evidence Suggests Exoplanet with Glowing Water Atmosphere
Ever hear of a 'puffier' planet compared to another? Its mass is 1.2 times that of Jupiter, and its radius is about 1.9 times Jupiter's making it puffier.
 
NSR — Reusability In Vogue, At Last?
Even following April’s successful launch of SES-10 on a reused Falcon 9 first stage, questions regarding the business case have dogged players...
 
Serco's Contract Provides Super Skilled Experts Supporting the ESA
the operations of eight ESA Directorates including Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration; Space Transportation; Navigation, and Earth Observation.
 
Cloud Constellation Tightens SpaceBelt for Media & Entertainment Security ... No Mickey Mouse Ransomware
Media and entertainment companies face cybersecurity threats from criminals running the gamut from profiteers to nation-states.
 
SpacePath Communications + Datum Systems - A Decisive Partnership Initiated
Under the terms of the partnership, SpacePath will provide distribution and technical support for Datum’s wide range of modems, creating a convenient...
 
Gilat + NTV-Plus - Internet Access For Russian DTH Subscribers
Gilat’s satellite solution provides affordable high-quality broadband, leveraging multi-beam high throughput capacity on the...
 
Crystal and Artel Make News as Satellite Scanner Sends Signals in Seconds
to acquire an unknown signal from up to an hour down to about 15 minutes... The result was an automated process taking as little as 15 seconds.
 
Singtel Seeks Africa's Unconnected
flexibility of satellite connectivity allow enterprises to avoid business downtime even when terrestrial network is disrupted. 
 
Lockheed Martin - Building For The Future
The facility's paperless, digitally-enabled production environment incorporates rapidly-reconfigurable production lines and advanced test capability...