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Microsoft Launches Azure Space to Expand Connectivity; Tom Keane Quoted

Microsoft Azure Space

Microsoft has launched Azure Space to store space-based data, as well as enable ground-based consumers to expand connectivity. Azure Space will link Azure’s existing cloud platform with new data centers and a network of privately owned satellites to provide high-speed internet across the globe.

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Booz Allen, Systems Engineering Solutions to Support HUD’s IT Modernization CoE Implementation Phase

The General Services Administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have awarded contracts to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Systems Engineering Solutions to support the second phase of HUD’s information technology modernization through the Centers of Excellence program.

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Defense Systems & Solutions Secures $2.6B Army Prototype Integration Support Contract

Defense Systems and Solutions has received a potential $2.56 billion contract to aid a rapid response and integrated hardware facility that supports the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and the Defense Department. The small business will provide technical support services through May 21, 2027, for the Prototype Integration Facility …

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Boeing-Built SES Satellite to Help Augment GPS Services, Support In-Flight Connectivity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — A Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) SES satellite has launched to space carrying a Wide Area Augmentation System-hosted payload that will work to build on the global positioning system in support of the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SES said Thursday the SES-15 hybrid satellite is …

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Market Report Names Key Gov’t, Military Satellite Industry Players

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and Inmarsat have been named among the key players in the U.S. government and military satellite industry by a new Frost & Sullivan report released by Research and Markets, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The “US Government and Military Satellite Market, Forecast to 2022” study …

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Wiener Kernisan Promoted as President of Arianespace US Subsidiary; Stephane Israel Comments

Wiener Kernisan, formerly vice president of sales and marketing at Arianespace‘s U.S. subsidiary, has been promoted to president of the Arianespace Inc. business effective Sept. 26. The France-based multinational company said Friday Kernisan will manage customer, industry and governmental relations at its Washington, D.C.-based operations as well as sales activities across the U.S. and Canada. Kernisan has nearly …

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SES to Buy Remaining O3b Networks Stake for $730M

Luxembourg-based communications satellite operator SES has exercised a call option to acquire the remaining 50.9 percent stake in Channel Islands-based satellite broadband services provider O3b Networks through an estimated $730 million deal with other O3b shareholders. SES said Monday it will use money the company raised during a recent equity financing event to fund the transaction and …

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