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October 24th, 2014
 
 
Arianespace, ESA + CNES' VV04...Don't Break Out the Champagne...Yet
Additional flight trajectory analyses have impacted the original launch date.
 
Four Years Of Space Surveillance For U.S.A.F.'s SBSS
"The vehicle performs more GEO observations than any other sensor."
 
Space Collision Avoided for SSTL's TechDemoSat-1
The inconvenience of having to switch on the brand new propulsion system earlier than scheduled in the firm's commissioning plan was swept away with a great result...
 
SatNews’ Space and Satellite Regulatory Colloquium Sees Success in D.C.
The third annual colloquium has brought together the likes of Inmarsat's Government Affairs' VP, Chris Murphy, and Echostar's Regulator Affairs VP, Jennifer Manner.
 
A Quarter Century Of SATCOM — HISPASAT Has Made History
In her speech, the president of HISPASAT, Elena Pisonero, said that the company was born “from a shared dream” to “achieve independent space communication” and drive a project “that would propel the national space industry."
 
Globalstar GPS Technology Hits The Snowy Slopes of Ontario
This GPS satellite technology was selected for Groomer Fleet Tracking by the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC)
 
Thuraya and SOS Children’s Villages Partner To Keep Central African Republic Connected
Under SOS Children’s Village’s Central African Republic purview, there are approximately 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in its target villages.
 
Globalstar to Discuss SatCom Benefits for Value Added Resellers at Intermodal 2014
Satellite communications delivers new commercial opportunities for VAR’s by extending the reach of services to those areas that are beyond mobile phone signal.
 
From Tachyon Wormhole To RadiantGrid, Wohler's CCW 2014 Inclusions...
During CCW 2014, Wohler will be presenting a number of products of interest to the SatBroadcasting™ community...
 
Vishay's New Wet Tantalum Capacitor Meets Rugged Performance Specs
Offering established reliability for aerospace systems and critical avionics.
 
SpeedCast—Moving On Up, Johnson To S.V.P. + G.M.
Johnson will oversee all of SpeedCast’s business activities for the Energy sector...
 
A RF Design Validation Test Solution Is Available From Keysight Technologies
The valuable information is downloadable in PDF format for the signaling test set.
 
C-Bird Goes Grecian
"Opening an Athens office is integral to growing our brand and providing ship owners easier access to our game-changing communications platform."
 
WAAS Going On With Raytheon
"We will continue our partnership with the FAA to ensure continuous operations of the system going forward."
 
A First Time For Everything—Geolink Satellite Services Heading To NetHope
Connectivity Projects to be discussed...
 
ScheduALL...Book Yourself...Connector Frees You Up + Eliminates Human Input + Errors 
...giving customers real-time access to their providers' resource inventories for self-provisioned bookings.
 

Harris Corporation Grabs Geospatial Contracts
The contracts are worth a potential $770 million and are intended to meet the needs of global military and intelligence operations.
 
Inmarsat's IsatPhone Is Now Conducive To Operation In Brazil
These satellite phones are now Brazil ready...
 
NanoRacks Is Bringing A SMiLE To The ISS
“NanoRacks believes strongly that by lowering the barriers to ISS utilization, more and more important ideas such as this one will emerge."
 
Trimble is Nimble with Iridium®'s Network for M2M Connectivity in Europe + Elsewhere
 
"Their need for operational efficiencies has no boundaries."
 

SpaceQuest Signs with MISHAAL Aerospace...One Makes 'em the Other Launches 'em When They're Ready 
 ...the objective is to provide a turn-key, and cost-effective, approach to space access making it more common place and accessible.
 
Advantech Wireless Pumps Up Capacity to Meet Demands of GaN Amps and BUCs
Market response exceeded the production so they added additional manufacturing capacity...
 
Up Next For Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C Fire Scout... At-Sea Testing...
"The sloped takeoff and landing tests are designed to be as real as it gets to actually operating on a Navy ship."
 
Aspheric Lenses Fabricated for Astronomical Use By Optical Surfaces
High performance lenses with tight tolerances are ideal for space optics and high-power laser systems.
 
Globecomm Completes VSAT Network Supporting Iraqi Oil Exploration 
The 158 Mb VSAT network is for an unnamed European-based client.