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July 24th, 2014
 
 
UPDATE SCRUBBED: Weather Violations, Launch Friday? U.S. Strategic Command + ULA... Space Surveillance Network Sensor
[SatNews]  The system has been fixed, but the weather—not so much...
 
European Space Agency—Georges Lemaître Is Locked + Loaded (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] ESA’s fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle is now scheduled for launch to the International Space Station at 23:44 GMT on July 29 (01:44 CEST 30 July) on an...
 
Lockheed Martin + USAF Space & Missile Systems Center—You Won't Find These HOPS In Any Brewed Beverage (Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been competitively selected for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative, which is aimed at integrating some...
 
SES + USAF Space & Missile Systems Center—You Also Won't Find These HOPS In Any Brewed Beverage (Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] SES Government Solutions (SES GS) is one of 14 awardees granted a share of a contract worth in total a...
 
Air Force Space Command—Budget Cuts + Growing Threats Affect Space Ops (Event)
SatNews] Until recently, space was a peaceful domain where orbital and flying craft were unprotected, but adversaries now are developing systems designed to counter advantages...
 
Russia—Progress M-24M Heading Out For ISS (Launch)
[SatNews] Russia’s Soyuz space carrier with Progress M-24M freighter blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan early...
 
NASA... Celebrates Chandra's 15th Birthday With Photos + Shock Waves Millions Of Miles Per Hour (Event | Satellite)
 
[SatNews] NASA has released four new images of supernova remnants, showing spectacular cosmic vistas that are the glowing debris fields created when massive stars exploded at the ends of their lives.
 
Honeywell Aerospace—The In-Flight Wi-Fi Findings Are... (Analysis | Report)
[SatNews] In its second annual survey, Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) finds that in-flight Wi-Fi is becoming increasingly influential on a passenger’s buying and wireless...
 
World Teleport Association (WTA)—Teleport Standards To Be Certified (Business)
[SatNews] Certificate levels of Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze will be assigned to teleport operators to reflect a clear, objective standard for...
 
Space Systems/Loral + U.S.A.F...Busy Company Just Got Busier...Qualifies For U.S. Government Payloads (Business Moves)
[SatNews] As a manufacturer of commercial satellites with 74 GEO satellites currently on orbit, and in partnership with MDA, which has a long history of LEO satellite experience, including ...
 
JAXA + Quasi-Zenith Satellite—Japanese Government Pinpoints Natural Disasters Down To Centimeters  (Satellites)
[SatNews] An updated disaster prevention and evacuation system is more vital than ever after a devastating mudslide hit Nagiso early in July…