HERNDON, VA, May 2018 ― Artel enjoyed a productive and successful experience during the Satellite 2018 conference in Washington DC, which included the well-attended presentation from noted scientist, XT Vuong entitled “MARS Payload Technology Applications for HTS”. Over the course of more than 30 years, Dr. Vuong has witnessed and remained intrinsically involved with command and control communications and the management of capacity on countless GEO satellites. His industry involvement and expertise highlight the growth and value of satellite communications, securing Artel’s leadership and expertise in the field, and his participation stretches beyond presentations for industry events. “We care about the community and the industry when we offer our experiences to students and potential future satellite industry experts,” offers Dr. Vuong. “ This is why I am looking forward to serving as a judge during the SSPI scholarship competition on April 21st”. Throughout his tenure with Artel, Dr. Vuong has witnessed rapid growth and diversification within the industry, always keeping his finger on the pulse of the latest advancements. Dr. Vuong is also looking forward to attending SOFIC 2018 this May, along with Ed Spitler, Head of SATCOM Programs and Todd Cress, SATCOM Manager.