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Satellite to Propel Numerex on Global M2M, New Duplex Services – Satellite Today

Tank monitoring for deliveries of bulk fluids often demands satellite. Photo: Hans Splinter (Flickr) [Via Satellite 02-13-2014] Numerex, an Atlanta, Ga. based Machine-to-Machine (M2M) service provider, is contemplating ways to expand its services internationally by using satellite. Roughly 90 percent of the company’s business is cellular, but Steve Baker, VP of network product management at…

New SmallSat Research Lab to Open in Singapore – Satellite Today

NTU and Thales officials at the launch of S4TIN. Photo: NTU [Via Satellite 02-13-2015] Thales Alenia Space and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are establishing a joint research laboratory on NTU’s campus dedicated to developing new concepts and technology for small satellites. The lab, named Smart Small Satellite Systems-Thales in NTU (S4TIN), will focus on spacecraft…

Virgin Galactic Opens New Facility to Increase LauncherOne Rocket Production – Satellite Today

Virgin Galactic’s new LauncherOne manufacturing facility. Photo: Virgin Galactic [Via Satellite 02-13-2015] Boosted by its contract to launch satellites for OneWeb’s ambitious 648 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) telecommunications satellite constellation, Virgin Galactic has opened a new facility to increase the production of LauncherOne rockets. The facility is located at Long Beach Airport in California, where…

Via Satellite Joins SSPI on ‘How Satellites Make a Better World’ Campaign – Satellite Today

From left to right: Joe Milroy, associate publisher of Via Satellite, Robert Bell, executive director of SSPI, and Caleb Henry, junior editor of Via Satellite at SSPI’s 2014 Future Leaders Dinner. Photo: Via Satellite [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] Via Satellite magazine and its parent company Access Intelligence, have partnered with the Society of Satellite Professionals International…

MTN Communications Grows Cruise line Customer Base – Satellite Today

Grand Circle Cruise Line’s newly-acquired M/V Corinthian vessel. Photo: Grand Circle Cruise Line [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] MTN Communications has signed two new global cruise line operators as customers for maritime connectivity, and has renewed a contract with a long-term European customer. Noble Caledonia, a U.K. based operator of small cruise ships, and Grand Circle Cruise…

CNES, Agencia Espacial Mexicana Tighten Partnership – Satellite Today

Jean Yves LeGall, CNES president. Photo: CNES. [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] CNES, the French space agency, and the Agencia Espacial Mexicana (AEM), Mexico’s space agency, have agreed to step up the cooperation initiated in April 2014 on space-based telecommunications, remote sensing and disaster relief. CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall met with AEM Director General Francisco Javier…