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July 24th, 2014
 
 
UPDATE: System Is  Fixed, Launch Today? U.S. Strategic Command + ULA... Space Surveillance Network Sensor
[SatNews]  The system has been fixed, and the launch is scheduled for today, however with a 70 percent chance of unfavorable weather...
 
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...
 
Ball Aerospace + United Launch Alliance—Students To Have A Blast (Off) (Launches)
[SatNews] More than 100 students of all ages will put their rockets and payloads on display high above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, during the seventh annual Student Rocket...
 
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.
 
RUAG Space + European Space Agency (ESA)—Helping Rosetta To, And Onto, The Comet Finish Line (Spacecraft—Instruments)
[SatNews] After a journey of more than seven billion kilometers that has taken more than ten years, space probe Rosetta is now approaching the finish line: The probe...
 
SES + Computer Warehouse Group (CWG)—A Focus On West Africa (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), in cooperation with service provider Computer Warehouse Group (NSE Nigerian Stock Exchange: CWG), has announced the launch of...
 
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...
 
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…