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April 16th, 2018
 
 
Rocket Lab's First Fully Commercial Electron Launch Set for April 20
The 14-day ‘It’s Business Time’ launch window will open on Friday April 20, 2018 NZT. During this time a four-hour launch window will open daily from...
 
Today AsiaSat's Executive Director and CEO Andrew Jordon Resigns 
Dr. Roger Tong has been appointed by the Board to succeed Mr. Jordan as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, in effect from April 16, 2018.
 
Intelsat General Joins the Team Building a New Satellite Navigation Payload for the FAA
The payload will be part of the FAA’s Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) that corrects and enhances information provided by Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites...
 
First Full-Color Video from Earth-i's VividX2 Satellite Released
Launched on January 12, 2018, VividX2 is the world’s first commercial satellite able to provide full-color video of life on Earth. Weighing 100 kg. and measuring...
 
Honeywell and Ball Aerospace Combine Forces for Optical Comms Data Links — Also at 34th Space Symposium
Since the 1990s, Ball Aerospace and Honeywell have combined their knowledge and expertise on various optical communications capabilities...
 
NanoRacks Can Provide In-Space Services Thanks to a GSA Schedule Contract Award
As a services provider under this contract, NanoRacks is able to provide its customer-driven in-space services to federal agencies at a pre-negotiated...
 
Over 4,000 Aspiring Astronauts Apply in UAE ... Only 0.1 Percent Will Be Successful 
the four Emirati astronauts will be in a series of training programs of a year-long basic training modules and three years of advanced training modules.
 
SpaceX Delays the Launch of NASA's Exoplanet Hunter, TESS
TESS (the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) is designed to explore planets that occupy space beyond our solar system in a hunt for...
 
RUAG Space Fairing Protects Two U.S.A.F. Satellites During AFSPC-11 Launch
The Atlas V-500 fairings supplied by RUAG Space are built in composite technology based on aluminum honeycomb cores with carbon fiber...
 
During the 34th Space Symposium, Orbital ATK Updated Their Work on the U.S.A.F.'s OmegA Rocket
The company reaffirmed its commitment to the U.S. Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program for national security space...
 
Mobile Security R&D Program Guide, Volume 2, Released by Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Cyber Security Division Mobile Security R&D Program Guide, introduces you to the goals...
 
KBRwyle Presenting Their Services @ the 34th Space Symposium
This year’s symposium will mark the largest showing yet for KBRwyle and will feature the firm's services for human and robotic spaceflight; ground systems...
 
Making the Ascent with New Space is TT Electronics... Also Present at the 34th Space Symposium
Higher volume satellite constellations in LEO are driving a requirement for increasingly cost effective components. TT's New Space Electronics® offer...
 
Gamifying Satellite Data from Draper is an UPBEAT Way to Fight Crime, Save Forests and More
Too much data can be both a blessing and a curse, such as paring a mountain of unnecessary data down to a molehill of critical information.
 
Polaris Alpha's Acquisition of Fourth Dimension Engineering Furthers Their Cyber Operations 
Fourth Dimension, located in Columbia, Maryland, delivers mission-critical cyber solutions for the most demanding customers. The company has deep...
 
Premium Inflight Connectivity for Russia's STECCOM to be Supported by SES Networks
Under the agreement, STECCOM will leverage a high-capacity, global managed services platform built on an open architecture. SES Networks...
 
Orange Goes to New Heights in Africa Selecting Comtech EF Data's Heights™ Networking Platform for Critical NGO Projects
the ability to quickly deploy and commission new remotes in additional countries on the African continent as new peace-keeping requirements arise.