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FAA Commercial Space Office Scrutinized in Congressional Hearing

[Via Satellite 06-27-2016] Debate over the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation’s (AST) dual role of both promotion and oversight dominated House Transportation aviation subcommittee’s first hearing in seven years on commercial space. AST is one of the few federal agencies tasked with both promoting and regulating an industry. Opponents of this dual role, such […]

By | June 27, 2016

Blue Origin New Shepard

NanoRacks Integrates First Payload on Blue Origin’s New Shepard

[Via Satellite 06-27-2016] NanoRacks manifested and integrated the company’s first payload on Blue Origin’s most recent New Shepard flight, which occurred on June 19. The suborbital mission is the fourth launch and landing of the same New Shepard space vehicle. NanoRacks intends to use Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle to extend the research it […]

By | June 27, 2016

MUOS Atlas 5

Atlas 5 Launches Navy’s MUOS 5 Satellite, Lockheed Martin Guides to GEO

[Via Satellite 06-27-2016] United Launch Alliance (ULA) delivered the U.S. Navy’s fifth and final Mobile User Objective System (MUOS 5) satellite into Earth’s orbit June 24, marking the rocket’s first mission since the OA-6 anomaly. The mission lifted off successfully from Space Launch Complex-41 June 24, marking the company’s fifth launch in 2016 and 108th […]

By | June 27, 2016

Indra

Indra Creates Emulator for Laboratory Satellite Network Simulations

[Via Satellite 06-27-2016] Indra has developed a platform to simulate the capabilities of satellite IP communications networks in order to assess and size later deployments. The platform, called the Advance IP Network Emulator (AINE), allows teams to evaluate how well satellite communications are incorporated within a multi-link system that makes complementary use of satellites alongside […]

By | June 27, 2016

Fleet Xpress Globalsat

Latin America Gets First Fleet Xpress Demo

[Via Satellite 06-27-2016] Inmarsat, Cobham Satcom, and MultiSAT–Globalsat Group, have hosted the first seminars in Latin America to demonstrate Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service in the region. The companies conducted the seminars in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico focusing on the maritime and offshore markets working in the Gulf of Mexico; and in Mazatlan, Mexico, targeting the […]

By | June 27, 2016

Broadband for Africa: Photo: Eutelsat

Eutelsat Exec Examines African Broadband Opportunity

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] Eutelsat Communications is ramping up activities on its Broadband in Africa initiative, which it set up in 2015 to provide satellite broadband services in Africa. The operator announced earlier this week that InfraMed had become a c.21 percent shareholder in this venture. Laurent Grimaldi, CEO of Broadband for Africa, told Via Satellite […]

By | June 24, 2016

Left to right: Deepak Mathur, senior vice president of commercial, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at SES and Beh Kian Teik, Executive Director at EDB’s OSTIn signing the partnership.

SES Partners with Singapore to Develop Space-Based Mobility Applications

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] SES inked an agreement with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) marking its inaugural cooperation with EDB’s Office for Space Technology and Industry (OSTIn) to explore greater development and innovation in satellite technologies, hardware and software tools for satellite networks of the future. SES and EDB will work with Singapore research institutes […]

By | June 24, 2016

Mark Dankberg CEO of ViaSat

ViaSat Supports FCC Chairman Remarks on Spectrum Sharing for 5G and Satellite Broadband

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] ViaSat is supporting comments made earlier this week by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler in an address titled, “The Future of U.S. Leadership in a 5G World.” “We are encouraged by the chairman’s emphasis on finding a balanced solution providing terrestrial wireless providers with access for new 5G services while […]

By | June 24, 2016

An Airbus A320.

CPI Provides Radome for ViaSat STC on Airbus A320

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] The Radant Technologies Division of Communications & Power Industries (CPI) provided the radome included in the FAA-approved Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) recently received by ViaSat for the Airbus A320 aircraft. Certification on the Ku-/Ka-band radome is a significant milestone for CPI, as it has met all airworthiness requirements. This radome will be […]

By | June 24, 2016

Advantech Wireless' AMT-73L satellite modem. The new AMT-83L continues this line of products.

Advantech Wireless Introduces New Advanced Military-Grade Satellite Modem

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] Advantech Wireless has released its new military-grade advanced satellite modem, AMT-83L. The new product continues the line of the AMT-73L, which is certified with MIL-STD-188-165A by the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). These modems were designed to fulfill two-way satellite gateway communication requirements in Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS). Several thousand […]

By | June 24, 2016

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