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Brave New World: The Satellite Industry in MENA

This article first appeared in Business in the Gulf in January 2010 and outlines the nuts and bolts of the satellite industry in the MENA region:  9 more words

MENA Region

Pan-Arab Space Agency: Pipe Dream or Real Possibility?

This article, which was originally published in Via Satellite August, 2014, explores whether the Middle East is ready for a pan-Arab space agency.

Read the original article here:  7 more words

MENA Region

Weekly Roundup 11/23/15

Reading: Too busy! But ordered a few things to check out over the holidays.

Arranging: Satellites charts.

Practicing: WR had a week off last week as I traveled to St Louis and Springfield, MO, to see friends from North Texas. 170 more words


Jobs: Deputy Director, Joint Agency Satellite Division, NASA (USA)

Job Title:  Deputy Director, Joint Agency Satellite Division
Department:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency:  Headquarters, NASA

Job Announcement Number:  HQ16S0001


$121,956.00 to $168,700.00 / Per Year… 948 more words


China surpasses U.S. in developing prompt global strike capabilities

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site:

Chinese military forum mil.huanqiu.com says that according China surpasses the U.S. 474 more words


SpaceX Poised to Win First U.S. Military Mission

Last year, space cargo company SpaceX sued the U.S. government in federal court for the right to bid on military satellite launches. Now the company is poised to win its first contract for a military satellite launch after its main competitor —a joint-venture between Boeing and Lockheed-Martin —declined to submit a bid. 717 more words


SpaceX will launch the next GPS satellite, thanks in part to Vladimir Putin

It took SpaceX several years of rigorous inspections and a lawsuit to earn the right to bid for US military satellite launches. Now the company looks set to win its first competitive bid—but only after the sole opposing bidder bowed out, citing a US ban on business with Russia. 490 more words