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It's No Secret as ULA Launches the National Reconnaissance Office's NROL-71 'Spy Satellite' 
“We are proud to launch this critical payload in support of our nation’s national security mission,” said Gary Wentz, ULA vice president of Government and Commercial Programs
Astranis, an Internet Startup, to Bring Service to 20 Percent of Underserved Alaskans
According to the company, its contract with Astranis will bring in “tens of millions of dollars” in revenue. Additionally, there’s a revenue-sharing 
DIA Examines China's Core Capabilities in Their China Military Power Report
This DIA’s series of Military Power reports provides details of China’s defense and military goals, strategy, plans, and intentions. It examines ...
Market and Technology Forecast to 2027 Reveals Evolution of Global Military Comms
The communications have evolved from runners to SATCOM which has eased the transfer of information to a faster and more reliable form...
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies' Final Report Veil of Secrecy About Uranium Production
the technologies and tools used to detect and evaluate uranium production, which is "the secretive first step toward a nuclear fuel cycle capability."
Spectra Group Invited to the U.S. Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments Event with SlingShot
Spectra Group is an international specialist provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, specifically optimized for use in...
Historic Moment as Israeli Spacecraft Lands in Florida, Then Off to the Moon
“After eight years of hard work, our dream has come true: We finally have a spacecraft,”
In the Sahel, Pastoralists Rely on Satellites to Search for Water
a water source that appears on the map after rainfall may be one that will not last more than a few days, shorter than it would take a pastoralist to get there. 
NASA's Good News ... Back-Up Electronics Should Return Hubble Telescope to Operations
Agency says US government shutdown not expected to impact recovery plan for ‘Wide Field Camera 3’.
UPDATE: Iran's Controversial Attempt to Launch a Satellite Ends Up a Moot Point as Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit
The U.S. and its allies allege the same satellite-launching technology could be used to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. 
Acquisition: ETL Systems Gains Atlantic Microwave
ETL Systems operates globally with manufacturing and R&D sites based in the UK. The UK facilities combined with offices in Washington DC and...
Maxar's President and CEO, Howard Lance, Resigns... Daniel Jablonsky Named to the Leadership Position
Mr. Jablonsky, who most recently served as President of DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company, will also join the Maxar Board of Directors...
Credit Facility for $200 Million Signed by Aireon LLC with Several Independent Investor Funds
The 11 long-term contracts signed with the firm's launch Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) customers have provided Aireon with a strong...
Global Launch System Payload Market Report Released by ResearchAndMarkets
The satellite launch industry is witnessing tremendous growth with many new players entering the market. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a...
Boeing Invests in Isotropic Systems
By taking advantage of optical beam steering, Isotropic's innovative user terminals can simultaneously connect with several different satellites without...
Aireon’s Payload Joins ADS-B Payload Family On Orbit
This launch brought the total number of Aireon payloads in orbit to 75 (66 operational payloads and 9 spares), completing the historic launch program...
Airbus Has the Winning Hand for Blackjack Program ... DARPA's Selection to Develop Small Constellation Satellite Bus 
Constellations of inexpensive satellites permit wide scale disaggregated architectures enhancing survivability across many different mission areas.
Forrester Reports: Ten Percent Staff Cuts by SpaceX
After the cut-backs SpaceX, will have about 6,000 staff on the payroll. It is not yet clear whether it is Musk’s rocket division or his new ‘Starlink’...
MUOS Comms Upgrades Contract from U.S.M.C. to Harris Corporation
Harris has continued to invest in the development and deployment of MUOS and other advanced waveforms to add capability to the widely deployed ...
RigNet Keeps 'em Completely Connected with CompleteConnect Intelligent Remote LTE Services
CompleteConnect automatically switches between LTE providers and LTE and VSAT to give users the most extensive and reliable coverage.