Current Satellite News
January 29th, 2015
Packed + Ready To Rocket—Europe's IXV Spaceplane Awaits February 11th...
IXV is an atmospheric reentry demonstrator designed to flight test technologies and critical systems for Europe’s future automated reentry systems on their return from LEO.
Sequestration Is Far From Being A Friend To The U.S. Military
"We start with space-based assets—satellites, which in relatively small numbers provide an important function for intelligence, targeting and communications."—Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
Current USMC Challenges Exacerbated By Sequestration
"In a major conflict, those shortfalls will result in a delayed response and/or additional casualties."—General Joseph F. Dunford, United States Marine Corps Commandant.
ESA's Picasso CubeSat To Dig Into Earth's Upper Atmosphere
Picasso is one of a number of CubeSat missions being backed by the In-Orbit Demonstration element of ESA’s General Support Technology Program.
ILS Proton Preps ...First Globally Available High-Speed Broadband Network Over Three Inmarsat-5 Sats
GX will consistently deliver higher performance through more compact terminals at a lower cost than existing VSAT services, making it accessible to many more users.
Eutelsat + European Parliament Get Together To Promo SATCOM As Digital Divide Solution
Speakers joined together for a panel debate and questions on the role of satellite broadband in national regional strategies within the EU Framework and the way forward with the new EU Digital Agenda and Single Market.
M2M + Big Data Could Revolutionize Business—Free NSR Webinar Explores The Possibilities...
With the M2M/IoT via Satellite market set to almost reach $2.5 billion by 2023, this active sector continues to grow and evolve with changing requirements affecting opportunities differently in various sectors.
Crystal's Dynamic Rebranding
“This re-brand reflects our heritage within the industry..."—Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal.
Joining Forces For Advanced Telematics Solutions Are Iridium Communications + Appareo Systems
"This partnership will ensure Appareo solutions serve our current and future customers with the furthest reaching technology."—Jeff Johnson, V.P., Business Development, Appareo.
McMurdo Group's ELTs Can Save More Lives... Installed On 636 Of Southwest Airlines' Boeing Fleet
... in the event of an emergency, enable first responders to locate the aircraft as soon as possible and potentially save more lives...
SSC...Swedes Expand Inuvik Satellite Station Facility For Canuck's
...driven by increasing customer demand for communication with polar-orbiting satellites, normally used for Earth observation and atmospheric monitoring.