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April 30th, 2018
 
 
A NASA SBIR Phase II Grant Awarded to VORAGO Technologies
The project that is now underway is consistent with VORAGO’s technology expertise and is an extension of the successful phase I effort to design a...
 
Pakistan's Giant Step to Gain Independence in Their Space Program, Spying and Military Communications
“There are two unusual developments in the region affecting the strategic situation — first of all, Pakistan has to keep an eye on the Indian side and ...
 
UPDATE: Blue Origin’s 8th New Shepard Test Flight is a Booming Success
These payloads represent a range of users, from NASA’s Johnson Space Center to a small commercial communications firm, as well as the firm’s first...
 
Speedcast's New Satellite Connectivity Subscription Plans for Yachting Market Use Kymeta™ KyWay™ Terminals
This innovative service provides the flexibility that yacht owners and captains demand, giving them short-term, unlimited usage, and quick...
 
Earth's Ever Changing Water Supply Will be Under Observation when NASA's GRACE-FO Launches in May
GRACE-FO will continue monitoring monthly changes in the distribution of mass within and among Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, land and ice sheets...
 
GlobalData Believes Satellite Operators Could Become Major 5G Players
The standards governing true 5G services, likely to be ready to deploy by Q3 2018, are much more ‘satellite-friendly’ than previous Long-Term Evolution ... 
 
UPDATED: The First International Conference on Satellite-Driven Bathymetry Set for June - Registration Open...
According to the statistics maintained by the International Hydrographic Organization, more than 50 percent of the world's coastal waters have...
 
Kiwisat Works With WORK for Win-Win With the DVB-S2X Satellite Broadcast Modulator
provides Kiwisat with a future-proof platform offering smaller roll-offs, advanced filtering, and higher modulation schemes for increased ...
 
Airbus Appoints Chief Technology Officer From Within and She Will Report Directly to CEO
She’s a great team worker and a very inspiring leader. And she is one of the most international top managers in Airbus.
 
MT Aerospace's Expertise is Enlisted to Produce Items for 10 of the Ariane 5 Launch Vehicles
By the time it ships the final set in mid-2020, MT Aerospace will have worked on a total of 93 Ariane 5 launch vehicles.
 
DoD's Cloud Fights ... ‘Dominate’ in Battlefield as Warfighters Gain Edge With Cloud Data 
That will allow the warfighters to “dominate in the battlefield,"
 
Energy Satcom Markets Slowly Turning Around ... Facing Eventual Return to Growth
... forecasts the major energy markets to yield nearly $1.6 Billion in Retail Revenues by 2027, up from $900M today. 
 
Space 2.0—Why it Matters for Australia’s Defence
Space 2.0 has transformed the global space sector. Its growing emphasis on the ‘small, cheap and many’ in terms of satellite design challenges ...
 
On-Demand GNSS Service Debuts from 3D Robotics
Now, instead of having to export ground control point data files and manually upload them into Site Scan, 3DR customers can use 3DR GCP to...
 
Marlink's VSAT Solution Selected by Vergnet Groupe for Their Facility
Marlink connectivity enables the site to be managed efficiently by Vergnet Group’s expert remote operators, with a guaranteed, redundant VSAT link...
 
Qatar Airways Celebrates Being First ... With Inmarsat’s Inflight GX Aviation 'Super Wifi'  
passengers can maximize their 'office in the sky' with one-hour of free access to GX Aviation, after which full-flight access can be affordably purchased.
 
When Cell Phones and Weather Satellite Data Conflicts ... NOAA Selects Harris' System to Monitor the Situation
Since weather satellite data is critical to severe weather forecasts, any interference could impact public safety and have devastating consequences.