Home
Current Satellite News
August 19th, 2014
 
 
Russia + Peru—Chasqui-1 Released Via A Hand-Launch @ ISS (Satellite)
[SatNews] Oleg Artemyev and Aleksandr Skvortsov, flight engineers of the International Space Station (ISS) crew, will take a spacewalk on Monday and launch a Russo-Peruvian nanosatellite, the...
 
European Space Agency, SSTL, OHB Systems + Arianespace—Galileo All Fueled Up and Awaiting Push Off (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Final functional testing of Europe’s twin Galileo navigation satellites has been completed at...
 
Arianespace's Soyuz Flight VS09... Gathers Up The Galileo 'Children' For The Ride Of A Lifetime (Launch)
[SatNews] With a constellation of 30 satellites at full deployment, the project will determine accurate locations for most places on Earth and...
 
China—Gaofen-2 Climbs To Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] China has successfully launched its most advanced Earth Observation (EO)...
 
Orbital's Cygnus™ Travels To 'There' And Back + Takes Out The Garbage... Successful Cargo Delivery To ISS (Service Provider)
[SatNews] Prior to its departure from the station, the astronauts loaded the cargo module with approximately 3,550 pounds (1,615 kilograms) of items for disposal.
 
Arianespace—Galileo's Agenda Is Full (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Arianespace's medium-lift workhorse is "standing tall" in French Guiana—and ready for its Galileo payload—following Soyuz' transfer...
 
Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC)—Customers Climb To 5,000 Plus (SATCOM)
[SatNews] The number of Ka-band satellite Internet subscribers in Russia  now exceeds five thousand as a new domestic mass market of satellite broadband Internet services...
 
Avionica—FAA OKs ATS STC (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Avionica has announced the FAA issuance of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for satLINK MAX, the industry’s first...
 
Cree + APC Novacom—Partnership In Europe Extended (Business—RF)
[SatNews] Cree, Inc. is enhancing its support of the European market by extending its partnership...
 
Thuraya—Moving On Up, Courtney To General Counsel (Business)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications has appointed Mark Courtney as General Counsel and he will...
 
Universal Space Network, SSC Satellite Management Services + Telespazio—Cygnus Support Success (Spacecraft)
[SatNews] Universal Space Network (USN) and its collaborative partners, SSC Satellite Management Services and Telespazio, successfully provided...
 
Harmonic Supplies + TTcomm Provides... Satellite Delivery Of Live + VOD To European Subscribers
[SatNews] "Through a robust, scalable, high-density design, this integrated solution enables us to cost-effectively deliver more channels and services with amazing video quality."
 
Keysight Technologies...It's A First... User-Extensible Frequency Domain Analysis For Real-Time Oscilloscopes
[SatNews] ..." requires frequency domain analysis beyond the out-of-the-box application capabilities, customers can immediately customize and ...”
 
ITC Global Keeps Satellite Communications Smooth Sailing for Harkand’s Fleet of Offshore Vessels
[SatNews] The Viking Poseidon, one of Harkand’s vessels, is currently working on the Hess Tubular Bellsfield, performing an installation and field commissioning project in 1,300M+ water depth...
 
 
NASA's Hubble Reveals Galaxies That Have Halos, Are Fuzzy + Resemble Galactic Soup 
Both galaxies in this pair have disturbed shapes and extended soft halos.
 
Conviva + EchoStar Technologies L.L.C.—Packing In Metrics + Analytics (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Conviva has signed an agreement with EchoStar Technologies L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation for their Intelligent Control Platform, which will...
 
Kratos' RT Logic + Idaho National Laboratory—Waveform Validation Exercise (Comms—RPA SUAS | UAS | UAV)
[SatNews] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) has announced that its RT Logic subsidiary has been selected by Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to...
 
Walton De-Ice—Technology Showcase + Product Demos @ IBC2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] Walton De-Ice will showcase its latest Ka-band satellite ESA weather protection solutions, Ice Quake, Rain Quake, and Snow Shield, during...
 
SES, Africable + Media Plus—Sub-Saharan Africa + Brazil To Receive The Benefits (SatBroadcasting™—Capacity—DTH—Slots)
SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) will be delivering DTH broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa...
 
Signalhorn... Executive Team Just Got Stronger ...Two New Appointments (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] He also retooled the company’s sales department and built a strong administrative structure.
 
NSR's Report ...Massive Number Of UltraHD Channels = Lots Of Boxes ... (Reports/Analysis)
a number of satellite operators and DTH platforms, from regions as diverse as North America to South Asia, are investing heavily in UHD content and UHD compatible set-top boxes", adds Crisp.