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June 24th, 2019
 
 
Comtech Systems Awarded Brazilian Military Satellite Network Contract 
The company received a $4.0 million contract from the Brazilian military to expand their satellite-based network for its air traffic control system...
 
Iridium Receives Airtime Contract
The face value of this action is $8,579,000, funded by fiscal 2019 defense working capital funds.  The total cumulative face value of the contract is,,,
 
A Comet Intercept is ESA's New Mission
The mission will travel to an as-yet undiscovered comet, making a flyby of the chosen target when it is on the approach to Earth’s orbit. Its three...
 
Now Ready for Launch is the Ball Aerospace Smallsat for NASA's GPIM Mission
Ball built the smallsat, which contains NASA's first opportunity to demonstrate a new "green" propellant and propulsion system in orbit – an...
 
Speedcast and XipLink Band Together for WAN Tech Efficiencies
As the technology convergence between the network and application layers speeds up, Speedcast and XipLink see the importance in developing next-generation...
 
UPDATE: The Yamal-601 Satellite's LEOP Successfully Completed and in GEO
This on-orbit raising has been implemented with the backup LEOP strategy and the planned multiple maneuvers occurred properly, the satellite being...
 
CETel Takes the Hill ... Acquires Cobbett Hill Earth Station UK
Cobbett Hill presents the sixth merger and acquisition activity led by CETel over the last years.
 
ORBCOMM Gets a Stevie .... Intermodal Container Telematics Solution Earns an American Business Gold Stevie®
It wasn't that long ago that Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things solutions were unknown terminologies. Now they're thriving business genres
 
Sky Deutschland and MX1 Collaborate Again ... Ensure Perfect Audio and Visual Under Any Conditions
The first agreement between these two companies was a success, and so they are joining forces again to ensure this German broadcaster’s customers