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April 16th, 2014
 
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—Gambling With National Security, Big Time (Sequestration—Report)
[SatNews] Defense Department officials have released a report that documents the cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held...
 
Arianespace—Optus 10 + MEASAT-3B Getting Established (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission are gearing up following this week’s delivery of MEASAT-3b, one of two satellite passengers for...
 
SpaceX + NASA—Dragon Departure Now Set For The 18th (Launch)
[SatNews] NASA and SpaceX have confirmed Friday, April 18th, as the date for the next launch attempt for the Falcon 9 rocket to send the Dragon spacecraft on...
 
Space Systems/Loral + SKY Perfect JSAT—Two To Be Built (Satellites)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected to provide two communications satellites to SKY Perfect JSAT...
 
SST-US—Technology Showcase + New Spacecraft Debut @ GEOINT 2013* (Event—Satellite)
[SatNews] Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) has introduced the Surrey V1C color video-imaging satellite, a new compact design with high-quality imaging at sub-one-meter ...
 
MTN Government—An Advisory Board Of Strength  (Business)
[SatNews] MTN Government (MTNGOV), a subsidiary of MTN Communications (MTN), has announced the formation of an MTNGOV Advisory Board with...
 
KORE Wireless + Robustel Technologies—Technology Showcase + Unveiling @ IoT Asia 2014 (Event—M2M)
[SatNews] Robustel Technologies, specialists in the Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (loT) markets, has partnered with KORE Wireless, the world’s largest dedicated ...
 
Gogo—Low Profile, High Bandwidth (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) has announced the next step in its technology roadmap for...
 
Agilent Technologies—Designed For RTSAs (Spectrum Recorder + Analyzer)
[SatNews] Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has announced the availability of the option RTR, the industry’s first real-time spectrum recorder and analyzer...
 
Comtech EF Data—Addressing A Broad Satellite Modem User Range (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Comtech EF Data Corp. has introduced two new entry-level satellite modems, the...
 
Boeing—Live Video Tagging Added (Geospatial)
[SatNews] Boeing [NYSE: BA] has upgraded its DataMaster geospatial data management software with real-time text-tagging of live streaming video, improving...
 
SES + Gilat Satellite Networks—Bringing Additional Connectivity To Germany + Italy (SATCOM—Capacity)
[SatNews] SES Broadband Services and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) (TASE:GILT) have announced the expansion of consumer Ka-band services to Germany and Italy over...
 
ATK + ULA—Signing On For EELV Hardware (Business—Launch Vehicle)
[SatNews] ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy...
 
Airbus Defence & Space—DEM's Good Works To Access (Imagery)
[SatNews] Airbus Defense and Space have established new accuracy and quality standards for global elevation models with...
 
ST Electronics—Contracts Coming In (Business)
[SatNews] Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has announced that its electronics arm, Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics), has secured about $581m worth of...
 
SPECIM (2 News Items) AisaIBIS Measures Secrets...Plants' Fluorescence + Upcoming Paris Workshop (Technology + Event)
[SatNews] ...most valuable feature is its ability to measure the secret light of plants...
 
Space Foundation—Space Technology Hall Of Fame Honorees (Event)
[SatNews] A global satellite-based search-and-rescue system, and an image-guided surgical robot will be the 2014 inductees into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame®, which recognizes...
 
DeLorme—InReach's New EXPLORER Outreach (SATCOM)
[SatNews] DeLorme has announced the upcoming launch of its newest product, inReach Explorer, which incorporates...
 
DigitalGlobe + MDA—Combining Satellite Resources (Imagery)
[SatNews] DigitalGlobe, Inc., (NYSE: DGI) has announced they will cooperate with MDA to offer combined optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite data solutions to...
 
Cyprus...One Of A Trilogy Of Earth Stations Readies For Testing
 
[SatNews] "Currently we are investigating the possibility of taking our cooperation in the next level and becoming a member of European Space Agency…"
 
NASA+ SpaceX... Sign To Really Take Off From This Historic Launch Pad
[SatNews] "...we're preparing for our deep space missions to an asteroid and eventually Mars.
 
DARPA's Phoenix Steps Up To New Terrestrial Paradigm ...New Challenges + More
[SatNews] ..."but also validated the concept that we could build new satellites on orbit by physically aggregating satlets in space...”
 
Telenor Connexion Recruits A New VP Of Operations (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] This recruitment, along with recent acquisitions and an added services offering, signals...
 
ASD Reports...A Global Forecast That Covers Ten Years ...Changes For Military + Commercial Services
[SatNews] ...analyze factors that influence demand for military satellites, key market trends and challenges faced by industry participants.