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Intelsat EpicNG: High Performance Satellite Communications

Satellite Communications for Global Broadband Mobility

The Top Ten Reasons America Needs a New Space Architecture

Next week at the SATELLITE 2015 show in Washington, DC, I will participate in an important panel discussion titled The Future of Government and Military…

MUOS – a Vital Next Step for Narrowband Satellite Communications

All of us at Intelsat General congratulate our government colleagues at SPAWAR PMW-146 on the successful launch of MUOS-3. MUOS, the Mobile User Objective System,…

Q&A: Insights Into Intelsat EpicNG Applications

Intelsat’s new EpicNG satellites represent a major design breakthrough in a next-generation platform that will set the global standard for high-throughput technology. As we have…

2014 – More Evidence the Times They are A-Changing in Space

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to look back on the year in space. Rarely if ever has the competition in space been so…

Program-Level Support Needed to Enhance Hosted Payloads Adoption

This past summer, the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) selected a list of 14 industry providers to help support the agency’s…

Congress Pushes for U.S. Government Use of Commercial Satellites to Gather Weather Data

An Oklahoma Congressman is urging the U.S. government to outsource the collection of certain weather data to commercial satellite operators, the same model currently used…

Defense Acquisition at a Crossroads?

Top officials of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are starting to voice misgivings about the ongoing, across-the-board efforts to cut the nation’s federal spending.…

New Approaches for Defense Acquisition Reform

As the pace of new defense innovation increases at an astounding rate, more needs to be done to train and empower procurement officers to acquire…

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The Fragility of U.S. Space Supremacy

Doug Loverro, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, penned an excellent editorial late last month in Space News. In it he makes…

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