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People Watching: Tracking and Monitoring Migration

By | November 17, 2015

Satellite Earth observation technologies can and will play an increasingly important role inmonitoring the movement of migrants and refugees.

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In This Issue Via Satellite Magazine Archive


SmallSats: Change Agents from the Ground Up

SmallSats are spurring innovation across the industry including on the ground segment, which will ultimately influence all operators, regardless of size.

By | November 17, 2015


Securing the Border: Building Critical Mass with Commercial Satellites

Government balances need for greater capability in a tight funding environment with how to take advantage of new commercial assets.

By | November 17, 2015


Russian Space Industry Remains Defiant Despite Tough Operating Conditions

There is a lot going on in the space industry this year and SatComRus examined what impact this will have on Russia’s industry.

By | November 17, 2015

Maury Mechanick

Still Drinking the Latency Kool-Aid

As the satellite industry continues its efforts to convince governmental authorities around the world that it has a meaningful role to play in the delivery of high-speed broadband access, an all-too-familiar nemesis has once again surfaced to frustrate such efforts — latency.

By | November 17, 2015


The Satellite Industry Facelift

The satellite industry has developed dramatically over recent years, both in terms of capability and its image. The satellite “facelift” of course mainly culminates around High Throughput Satellite (HTS). The technology means that more people can access services via satellite than ever before, but, perhaps more importantly it means that satellite is suddenly a viable [...]

By | November 17, 2015


Satellite Serves a Thirstier World

Water. We are literally made of the stuff. That’s why we can survive for weeks without food but only days without water. We drink it, cook with it, bathe in it, grow food with it, clean with it, swim in it, and use it in almost every kind of industry. After the air we breathe, [...]

By , | November 17, 2015

Mark Holmes Photo

Momentous Year For Industry Needs to End on High Note at WRC-2015

Editor’s note for the December 2015 issue of Via Satellite magazine.

By | November 17, 2015

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