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MOOnitor selects Globalstar’s infrastructure and chipset for cattle collar

October 12th, 2015 by

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. announced that it is supplying its STX3 chipset for integration into an upcoming cattle monitoring solution. MOOnitor, which will go into production in 2016, uses neck-mounted collars to measure cattle activity and convert it to herd management information, allowing ranchers to quickly react to developing situations and events.

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Clyde Space to launch first Haggis into Space

April 1st, 2014 by

…and other space related April Fools’ Day jokes.

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TVA to develop small payload return capsule for NASA

March 5th, 2014 by

Terminal Velocity Aerospace, LLC (TVA) has been awarded a contract by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) for development of a prototype small payload return capsule.

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Thales Alenia Space inaugurates new industrial site in L’Aquila

December 3rd, 2013 by

Thales Alenia Space today inaugurated the new industrial complex in L’Aquila, completely rebuilt after the company’s historic establishment was declared unfit for occupancy due to the serious damage suffered during the earthquake of 6 April 2009.

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2013 NASA advanced technology phase I concepts selected for study

July 19th, 2013 by

NASA has selected 12 proposals for study under Phase I of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.

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ViaSat sets Guinness World Records title for the highest capacity satellite

March 6th, 2013 by

The ViaSat-1 satellite that powers Exede Internet service has earned a Guinness World Records title as the highest-capacity communications satellite in the world.

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Satellite systems to slash digital divide in Europe

February 25th, 2013 by

Almost ten million households still have no access to broadband in the EU, according to the Digital Agenda for Europe scorecard. Although 95.7% of EU households are connected, only 78.4% in rural areas actually have access to broadband. In order to tackle the digital divide, the European project SABER (SAtellite Broadband for European Regions) has been initiated to provide local and regional authorities with practical guidance on connecting residual user demand with public funds and quality satellite solutions.

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Landsat 5 sets Guinness World Record for longest operating EO satellite

February 11th, 2013 by

Landsat 5 successfully set the new Guinness World Records title for ‘Longest-operating Earth observation satellite’ as stated in an e-mail from Guinness World Records sent to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Outliving its three-year design life, Landsat 5 delivered data of Earth’s land surface for 28 years and 10 months.

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