Current Satellite News
November 25th, 2015
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The Build Is On For Telesat's New Telstar 19 VANTAGE Satellite @ SSL
The satellite, which will be located at 63 degrees West, is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform.
ESA Readies LISA Pathfinder ...If Gravitational Waves Exist There's A Whole New Perspective On The Universe's Forces 
It is almost a hundred years since Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves, but so far no empirical evidence has been found to support this hypothesis.
Telstar 12 VANTAGE Satellite Pushed From Tanegashima Space Center Via An H-IIA F29 Launch Vehicle
Telstar 12 VANTAGE replaces and expands on Telesat’s Telstar 12 satellite.
Blue Origin Has Competitors Green With Envy... Mission Accomplished As Rocket Returns To Earth
...soaring to 329,839 feet and then returning through 119-mph high-altitude crosswinds to make a gentle, controlled landing just four and a half feet from the center of the pad.
TeleCommunication Systems Acquired By Comtech Telecommunications
Under the terms of the merger agreement, unanimously approved by both companies’ Board of Directors, Comtech will make a first step cash tender offer at $5.00 per TCS share.
Cobham's AVIATOR 200S Attains 'First Call' Milestone
Carried out in a laboratory environment, the breakthrough represents a significant step forward in the development of the system.
NSR Reports On UAS SATCOM + Imaging Markets In A New, Second Edition
Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS, are now battlefield proven for ISR.
Now In The Business Of Revolutionizing M2M — Myriota
New Australian company Myriota has been formed to commercialize technology developed by the University of South Australia’s Institute for Telecommunications Research.
Sentinel Business Continuity Services Debut From Europasat Via Eutelsat Broadband
Sentinel provides constant access to an ‘always on’ 10 Mbps download, 4 Mbps upload service with a 20:1 contention ratio.
KVH Updates Maritime Viewing Experience... Enhances IP-MobileCast + More To Come
The new features are being rolled out in stages, with the first round of upgrades automatically delivered via over-the-air software updates for current subscribers.
Orbit Logic Gets Into Scheduling To Enhance General Dynamics' SGSS For NASA
STK Scheduler will process communication service requests to produce a deconflicted schedule for NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS).
Bundeswehr's Data Is Twice As Good w/ TanDEM-X Global Elevation Model 
It provides the first global, consistent, single-source and high-precision Digital Elevation Model, establishing a new standard for global elevation. 
KBZ Hughes JUPITER™ System... New Nationwide Satellite Network Bridges Digital Divide 
...the JUPITER ground control gateways and remote terminals will operate over both Ku- and C-band satellite links to power broadband services for enterprises, consumers and cellular providers
Scottish Space Technology On The Launch Pad And Getting A Jumpstart
Jumpstart is exhibiting in Newcastle at the Collaborate to Innovate Space Conference 2015, organized by the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence, which will be attended by more than 200 senior industry delegates.
A Power Booster From The US Patent + Trademark Office For EMC
The U.S. PTO granted EMC subsidiary EMC SatCom Technologies LLC this patent in September 2015.