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WTEC Panel Report on

Global Satellite Communications Technology and Systems

Joseph N. Pelton, Panel Chair
Alfred U. Mac Rae, Panel Chair
Kul B. Bhasin
Charles W. Bostian
William T. Brandon
John V. Evans
Neil R. Helm
Christoph E. Mahle
Stephen A. Townes

December 1998

Table Of Contents

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List of Figures
List of Tables

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

Joseph Pelton

2. Market Forces and Future Drivers

John Evans

3. Key Technology Trends--Satellite Systems

Chris Mahle (editor), Kul Bhasin, Charles Bostian, William Brandon, Alfred Mac Rae, Steven Townes

4. Key Technology Trends--Ground Segment and Launch Systems

Christoph Mahle (editor), Kul Bhasin, Charles Bostian, William Brandon, John Evans, Alfred Mac Rae

5. Key Policy and Regulatory Issues

Joseph Pelton, Kul Bhasin

6. International Cooperation and Country-By-Country Assessment

Neil Helm (editor), Charles Bostian, Christoph Mahle, Alfred Mac Rae


A. Professional Experience of Panelists and other Team Members

B. European Site Reports (including Russia)

C. Japanese Site Reports

D. Korean Site Reports

E. North American Site Reports

F. Information on Brazil, India, and Israel

G. Glossary

Copyright 1998 by Loyola College in Maryland

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