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December 11th, 2017 — December 17th, 2017
 
A Major Space Mystery is Solved by University of Colorado Students' Smallsat
The team showed, during a process called “cosmic ray albedo neutron decay” (CRAND), cosmic rays entering Earth’s atmosphere collide with...
 
Astrocast's $4.1 Million in Seed Funding to Grow Sixty-Four Satellites
The additional capital was provided by investiere.ch, one of Switzerland’s leading start-up investors, and comes in addition to the current seed...
 
ISRO Developing a Compact Launch Vehicle and Reduction in Launch Fee for Small Satellites
It could also tremendously cut the launch fee that customers would have to pay.
 
SSL Partners with NASA JPL and University of Michigan for SunRISE Mission
SSL’s role in the mission, called the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE), is to provide a ride beyond geosynchronous orbit...
 
Satcube's Lightweight Ku- Terminal Testing Success
The test was performed in cooperation with Intelsat and UHP Network using the UHP 200 modem. The terminal’s efficiency was demonstrated by...
 
Marlink to Gain Livewire Connections SATCOM Service Via Company Acquisition
The move follows the recent announcement that Marlink intends to acquire a majority stake in the Spanish superyacht service provider OmniAccess....
 
Lockheed Martin's Second Next-Generation Weather Satellite Will Keep People and Property Safer
the technology will improve hurricane tracking and intensity forecasts, and increase thunderstorm and tornado warning lead time. 
 
Arianespace Launches Four Galileo Satellites and Surrey Satellite Systems Comments About the Last of 2017
"2017 has been a perfect year for Ariane 5, which has beaten its own record with its 82nd consecutive successful launch since 2003."
 
Orbital ATK Signs on with U.S.A.F. SMC to Develop ESPA Space Platform
ESPAStar uses a modified EELV Secondary Payload Adapter ring as its structure and is capable of being launched aboard any launch vehicle that ...
 
"Mastering Noise Figures Measurements" Webinar Upcoming from Keysight Technologies...
Characterizing the noise contributed by RF and microwave amplifiers and frequency converters is essential for optimizing overall system...