A ground crew of about 40 sampled plants and soil in Alabama and 20 flew aboard the P-3B plane--fairly typical-size crews for the SMEX
Other LEOStar-based satellites that Orbital has built or currently has in development for NASA include the four SMEX
satellites mentioned above, plus the Dawn interplanetary spacecraft that was launched in 2007 and the SORCE Earth science satellite that is currently in its seventh year of operation.
Representative Villar, the son of real estate magnate and defeated presidential candidate Manny Villar, said SMEX seeks to make these businesses "investment ready.
The bill defines the SMEX as a stock market catering to SMEs that will be selfregulatory and under the supervision of the Office of the President.
The bill will also create a Board of Governors that will manage and control the SMEX and will be composed of the Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) representative, the Philippine Stock Exchange representative, and five members from the SMEX.
Najem, co-director at SMEX
, said the trend of posting videos in this vein were reflections of prejudices and values held by the general Lebanese public.
But advocacy groups such as SMEX
and The Legal Agenda argued that the failure to restore internet services in Arsal breaches this constitutional principle -- and that this breach could set a dangerous precedent.
In order to raise awareness around the issue, SMEX released a video last month after it said it received a surge in requests for help.
Mohamad Najem, Co-Director of SMEX, followed many of the cases.
While SMEX argued more could be done by authorities in Lebanon to ensure cybercriminals are brought to justice, Moussallem said people reporting cases to the authorities was paramount to building knowledge about the scale of the phenomenon.
The forum will take place in collaboration with the Lebanese American University and SMEX
Siemens AG and SMEX
constructed the substations through a US$154 million fixed-price turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction contract.