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Delta IV launches GSO spy satellites – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Delta IV Medium-plus (4,2); Payload: two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites, Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space (ANGELS); Date: 28 July 2014, 2328 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2014072900

Thales UK to Introduce ‘Mini-GEO’ Satellite Bus – Satellite Today

Digital rendering of Thales U.K. satellites. Photo: Thales U.K. [Via Satellite 07-29-2014] Thales Alenia Space’s recently created subsidiary Thales U.K. is preparing to take on a major company project, according to CEO Martin Gee. Roughly three months after forming, the subsidiary is planning to take a lead role in the creation of a new “mini”…

GSA Approves SES GS to Sell O3b Service to US Government – Satellite Today

An O3b satellite. Photo: O3b [Via Satellite 07-29-2014] SES Government
 Solutions (SES GS) reports that as of July 8, 2014, the company has received approval from the General Services Administration (GSA) to
 offer O3b Networks services on the agency’s schedule. The approval makes SES GS the first distribution partner offering services from O3b’s Medium Earth…

ULA Completes 85th Launch with Three-Satellite Mission – Satellite Today

The AFSPC Delta 4 launch from Space Launch Complex-37. Photo: ULA [Via Satellite 07-29-2014] United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin, launched three Air Force satellites on July 28, 2014. Using a Delta 4 rocket, the company carried two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites and the Automated Activation…

IPstar to Supplement NBN Co’s Satellite Offering – Satellite Today

Digital rendering of IPstar satellite. Photo: IPstar [Via Satellite 07-29-2014] NBN Co has selected Thaicom subsidiary IPstar Australia (IPA) to provide interim satellite capacity for remote and regional areas of Australia and Tasmania. The agency anticipates the service will connect as many as 9,000 locations, easing the demand from customers until the NBN Co Satellite…