Current Satellite News
October 7th, 2015
NRL's Ionosphere Experiment Launches Sounding Rocket For Dusty Plasma Investigations
The Department of Defense (DoD) Space Test Program sponsored the launch and payload integration for the NRL CARE II mission.
China Launches A Jilin-1 Foursome
All four satellites were developed and produced by Chang Guang Satellite Technology.
China's Three CubeSat Launch To Track Aircraft + Maritime Vessels
The three CubeSats—in a mission coded STU-2—were launched on September 25 and have entered their designed orbit.
Congress Urged To Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank By The SIA — Lost Opportunities For The Satellite Industry Must Be Halted
“Since the closing of Ex-Im Bank, the United States has had at least three pre-existing commercial satellite orders withdrawn, lost other awards, and been barred from other competitions entirely."—Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association (SIA).
Satellite Passengers For Arianespace Flight VA227 Have Now All Disembarked In French Guiana
Designated Flight VA227 in Arianespace’s numbering system, this November mission will be the 227th with an Ariane series vehicle.
SatNews Recognizes An Evolution In The Satellite Industry + Proactively Creates An Event ...SmallSat Symposium
Today we can no longer call the small satellite market small.
A Poor Harvest For Satellite Manufacturers, An NSR Examination
Space is a high CAPEX market, making it sensitive to any threat against return on investment.
Moving On Up... New Chief Scientist Named By Earth-i
“The appointment of such a key individual in the Earth Observation industry to the Earth-i team underlines the strength and depth of the talent pool we are assembling in this exciting new business."—Richard Blain, CEO, Earth-i.
Pumping Bandwidth To Nearly 100 O&G Sites Is Harris CapRock Communications
Harris CapRock launched Advanced VSAT in 2014 and first deployed it on Royal Caribbean Cruises’ global fleet and customer operations networks in the Gulf of Mexico.
Higher Output Power + More Frequency Bands Now Available For Teledyne Paradise Datacom's 3 RU SSPAs
Paradise has expanded the available power levels and frequency bands—and added a number of innovative features into their field-proven 3 RU SSPA product line.
Inmarsat To Entertain Maersk Tankers With Fleet Media Pilot Program
The Fleet Media service will be powered initially by XpressLink and eventually via Fleet Xpress.
CPI Satcom Products Earns SuperLinear® TWTA Contract For DTH Network Uplink System In Africa
CPI’s products will be part of a primary uplink system in a well-established, DTH network in Africa.
ORBCOMM Is Cool, Acquires WAM Technologies Leader In Monitoring Refrigerated Cargo
Expands ORBCOMM’s telematics solutions portfolio to include refrigerated sea containers, solidifying its leading market presence in the transportation industry
Birth Of A New Company Allied Minds Forms BridgeSat...Create Optical Connectivity System For Wireless Transfer Of Data From Satellites
Developing an optical connectivity system that aims to increase the speed, security and efficiency of data transmissions from Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites at a reduced cost compared with traditional radio frequency solutions.
Aireon Signs MOA w/Airservices Australia = ADS-B System First 100 Percent Global Air Traffic Surveillance Solution
Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system will be the first 100 percent global air traffic surveillance solution.
Transas...Something Fishy? ECDIS On Board 20 Vessels Monitors Indonesia's Marine Resources + Fisheries
"...ECDIS will help us to better monitor the Indonesian waters and support prevention of illegal fishing which is one of key issues for the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries.”
GeoSyncs Mini-Module Downconverter Series Newest Ku-Band Model...Mini But Mighty
There are now ten different models in the series covering SATCOM bands from C- through Ka-.