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Europe’s Newest Launcher ARTIST'S VIEW OF THE CONFIGURATION OF ARIANE 6 USING TWO BOOSTERS (A62) Space investments continue to mount around the world.  Europe's new vehicle provides yet another milestone in our space legacy.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) You can find this article and others on ESA's website here. Four of the latest set of Galileo navigation satellites will be launched on Ariane 6 rockets – ESA’s first contract to use Europe’s new vehicle. The launches are scheduled between the end of 2020 and mid-2021, using two Ariane 62 rockets ...
By drobinette | September 18, 2017 - 9:30 pm
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Boeing Satellite Most Advanced Digital Payload The O3b mPOWER satellites will include Boeing’s most-advanced digital payload technology and will be built using electronics from the flight-proven 702 satellite platform customized to support the unique MEO environment. Boeing has provided advanced satellites for the Space Industry for many decades.  The latest medium earth orbit satellite for SES will deliver a new direction for the industry.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Boeing to Design and Build Seven Medium Earth Orbit Satellites for SES The satellites will carry Bo...
By drobinette | September 11, 2017 - 10:40 pm
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Hurricane Harvey and the Satellite Industry   We often forget all of the applications of the satellite industry.  The predictions of Hurricane Harvey is largely a result of the industry.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Find this article and others on ESA's website here. HURRICANE HARVEY Released 05/09/2017 11:13 am Copyright NASA DescriptionAlthough the pictures of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey on Earth leave little to the imagination, seeing it from space confirms the enormous power the hurricane had. Taken by NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik from the Inte...
By drobinette | September 6, 2017 - 8:36 pm
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Eclipse Image from NASA Image of the Moon transiting across the Sun, taken by SDO in 171 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light on Aug. 21, 2017. Credit: NASA/SDO Last Updated: Aug. 21, 2017 Editor: Rob Garner The Solar Eclipse created a tremendous amount of excitement and entertainment across the US today.  Images continue to emerge from across the country.  The attached image was taken by SDO. While it may have been difficult to obtain decent images with a standard camera or view it with special glasses, the attached image captures the spectacular mom...
By drobinette | August 21, 2017 - 10:19 pm
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Additec CEO Discusses Unique Additive Technology Solution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY9lOgEzyiA   EPIQ Space interviews Brian Matthews, CEO and President of Additec at Space Tech Expo in Pasadena California.  Additec has a unique additive technology solution and Brian discusses their ability to build affordable larger systems. The industry has been developing additive technology solutions.   Additec is leading the way with innovative solutions to meet the needs of complex devices. Editor EPIQ Space  ...
By drobinette | August 7, 2017 - 9:56 pm
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Alicia Monroy Introduces High Data Rate Fischer Products https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-BWKULJr6I   EPIQ Space had the opportunity to meet with Alicia Monroy at Space Tech Expo in Pasadena California.  Alicia introduced a unique series of connectors  that achieve higher data rates which are smaller and lighter than traditional connector solutions. Innovative customers are using miniature high density connectors with power and signal options.  Even though the connector are very small, they are very rugged.  These reliable connectors are very low profile with unique features for routing wires. ...
By drobinette | August 2, 2017 - 9:25 pm
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NASA’s Voyager Spacecraft Incredible 40-Year Milestone An artist concept depicting one of the twin Voyager spacecraft. Humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft are celebrating 40 years in August and September 2017. Credits: NASA The idea of any spacecraft lasting 40 years is astonishing, but even more so when you consider the years in which it was built.  We have not only learned more about the environments in space over the past 40 years, but more importantly, we have learned how to develop products that will survive the harsh environments.  There seems to be a push to reduce the standa...
By drobinette | July 31, 2017 - 6:58 pm
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Soyuz MS-05 Prior to Launch ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be launched to the International Space Station july 28th for his third spaceflight.   The size of the Soyuz MS-05 is massive, standing at 50M tall when erected.  This Russian spacecraft remains the work-horse of the industry, carrying crew to the Space Station.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Find this article and others on ESA's website here. The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft that will carry ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik and Roscosmos commander Sergey Ryazansky to the International ...
By drobinette | July 26, 2017 - 10:18 pm
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The Future is Bright for Space Tech Expo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXJAAShwqNo Gordy McHattie, Event Director from Space Tech Expo speaks with EPIQ Space at this year's Conference in Pasadena California. The conference has done well in the U.S. as well as Europe.  The next conference is scheduled October 24 - 26 in Bremen Germany. The space industry is expanding to address advancements in SmallSats and CubeSats.  After 6 years, the conference is a great place to hear the latest from industry leaders and to meet with suppliers from throughout the supply chain. Editor - EPIQ Spa...
By drobinette | July 24, 2017 - 8:53 pm
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Arralis Developing a Line of Unique Space Products https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a78F42-dKpo   EPIQ Space had the opportunity to interview Barry Lunn of Arralis at Space Tech Expo in Pasadena California.  Barry discusses the future of the space industry.  Plug and play millimeter wave systems on a chip and developing fully integrated RF Front-Ends has never been done before. Developing the same technology for use on earth that can also be used in a satellite, meeting all of the environmental concerns with space, is a challenge. This company will be very well positioned in the space ind...
By drobinette | July 10, 2017 - 8:54 pm
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