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August 7th, 2017
 
 
NASA's Mission Closer to Identifying 20,000 Extrasolar Planets as MIT's Four Cameras Pass Muster 
"The TESS four-camera ensemble instantaneously views a section of sky that is more than 20 times greater than that for the Kepler mission ..."
 
SES Says Encore as They Re-Use SpaceX's Falcon 9 to Launch EchoStar 105
SES will participate in a recycle program. This isn't with plastic water bottles
 
Rocket Lab - 'It's A Test' Post-Flight Analysis Completed
Rocket Lab’s investigation team determined the launch, named ‘It’s a Test,’ was terminated due to a data loss time out, which was caused by...
 
Surrey Satellite Technology and In-Space Missions — Rides to LEO at Ultra-Low Cost
The on orbit demonstration Faraday missions will offer ultra-low cost prices for a ride to LEO starting at $12,000...
 
Space Systems Loral - BSAT-4a Satellite Now Resident In Kourou For Launch
BSAT-4a has 24 Ku-band transponders and will expand the availability of advanced television services such as HD and 4K/8K ultra-high definition (UHD)...
 
Satellite that Doesn't Obey Will Have 'Plug Pulled'  ... DMSP Flight 19 Will Begin Tumbling 
Operators lost the ability to command the satellite February 11, 2016, following a power failure within the command and control system ...
 
Dawn of a Nordic God and a New Day for CubeSat Launch
Although the team believes it ultimately will succeed in its pathfinding mission, the road to launch wasn’t always smooth.
 
Blue Origin - BE-4 Rocket Engine Manufacturing Facility to Be Built In Alabama
The new facility will be in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second-largest research park, and construction can begin once an engine...
 
SES - HD+ SatBroadcasting Offering Enhanced With Addition Of Discovery Networks Germany
SES' German HD media platform HD+ is delivering a ‘Eurosport package’ offer which includes access to the new sports channel Eurosport 2 HD Xtra...
 
Newspace Global: Smallsat Sector Studied...
The NewSpace Global 2017 Smallsat Report covers 400+ entities; $7 billion of investment and 800 smallsats.
 
University of Alabama at Hunstville - Prepping For The CanSat Competition
CanSat requires teams to build a satellite that is rocket launched in a canister that opens at the top of its launch to release a satellite that glides...
 
On The Small Satellite Conference Show Floor - CRP USA Showing WINDFORM Off
The event will be held at the Taggart Student Center and CRP USA will be exhibiting at booth 43T.
 
EM Solutions - Cobra SOTM Solutions For Australian Navy
The Cobra tri-band terminal supports four connected modems, enables simultaneous communication at X- and Ka-bands...
 
Clyde Space + Teledyne e2v - Quantum Technology and Space
Craig Clark MBE, Clyde Space CEO, said in conjunction with Teledyne e2v that the company will create a new wave of space applications.
 
On The IBC2017 Show Floor - NovelSat Up For A CSI Award For ProtCASTER
NovelSat ProtCASTER is the world’s first DRM system for satellite transmission based on AES 256-bit encryption.
 
On the Small Satellite Conference Show Floor - Kubos Reveals Major Tom for Smallsat Ground Control
Major Tom is positioned to redefine mission operations in the smallsat industry. By incorporating Major Tom during satellite development, teams...
 
Harris - Manpacking Comms for the U.S. Army
The Harris AN/PRC-158 multi-channel radio — both dismounted and mounted manpack configurations — is one of three radios the Army...
 
Cobham SATCOM - Comms Support For Grueling Land Rover Experience Tour
Cobham has provided a diverse communications suite for the tour fleet including EXPLORER Push-To-Talk, which uses the Inmarsat BGAN...
 
Keysight Technologies - A Free App Note Regarding RF and Microwave Field Measurements
Keysight Technologies is offering an application note that provides a basis for comparison between a FieldFox handheld analyzer and...
 
No Hooray Over Delay ... More Time is Lots More Money with Delay of USAF's Next Gen GPS Satellite 
“The current system is wasting billions of dollars" ...“Our adversaries have already reorganized their space programs and are reaping the benefits.”
 
International Astronautical Congress 2017 - From Big Data To On Orbit Servicing
This event will feature an intense Plenary Program composed of 8 Plenaries, 3 Highlight Lectures as well as two late breaking news...