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July 22nd, 2014
 
 
Arianespace Sets The Date For The Big Bang Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] This fifth and final European ATV – designated Georges Lemaître after the Belgian physicist and father of the Big Bang theory...
 
Russia—Oko-1 Early Warning Satellite Replacement Expected By Q4 (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] According to the Kommersant newspaper, "product 14F142" is on the launch schedule by Russia for...
 
Space Systems/Loral + DARPA—New Capabilities For GEO Missions (Satellite—Hardware)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate the flight hardware for a new capability...
 
U.S. Strategic Command + ULA... Stands At Attention For Twins + Space Surveillance Network Sensor (Launch)
[SatNews] ...tasking to collect space situational awareness data, allowing for more accurate tracking and characterization of man-made orbiting objects.v
 
Avanti Communications, sQuid, Whizz Education + Camara Education—Project iMlango To Help Kenyan Girls (SATCOM)
[SatNews] The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has announced a ground-breaking strategic partnership with the private sector to...
 
Teracue—Technology Showcase @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Teracue eyevis GmbH, a manufacturer of IPTV and IP video solutions, has announced full interoperability of its professional streaming solutions for the...
 
Volicon—Technology Showcase @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Capture, Share, Review, Comply, Monitor—the five tenets of the Observer® Media Intelligence Platform™ from Volicon—are an array of products and applications that...
 
TeamCast—Technology Showcase @ IBC2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] The DVB-S2X compliant, 64 APSK modulation with Vyper satellite modulators will be demonstrated at IBC2014—new capabilities of the recently released extensions to...
 
Harris Corporation—Multi-Band + Multi-Mission Solution For TacOps (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $15 million order to deliver its latest...
 
Agilent Technologies + Smarter Micro—Power Amplifier Development Is Accelerated (Signal Testing)
[SatNews] Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has announced that Smarter Micro has selected the Agilent PXIe modular vector signal test solution to accelerate...
 
Broadcom + Videocon d2h—An STB SOC 4 USB DVR (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced that Videocon d2h, a DTH satellite service provider in India, has selected Broadcom's highly integrated satellite...
 
Space Foundation—Nominations Now Being Accepted For The Organization's Highest Honor (Event—Award)
The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the annual General James E. Hill...
 
Thales Alenia Space... Builds + Takes On Extra Responsibilities For Indonesia's Telkom-3S (Satellite Build)
[SatNews] [The company] is also in charge of the launch, early orbital positioning phase, in-orbit tests, will supply control center components and train a team of engineers on site.
 
EOMAP + Landgate—Aquatic Asset Announced (Imagery)
[SatNews] German and Australian scientists have launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on...
 
Hughes Network...Steady With Thales Defense & Security On Wheels + Ready Anywhere... Anytime
[SatNews] This robust and private network solution can be deployed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for emergency ...
 
SatService GmbH—Bringing Signal Management Under Control (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] SatService Gesellschaft für Kommunikationssysteme has debuted their sat-nms SMU Signal Management Unit for...
 
Thales Alenia Space + Iridium's® NEXT Constellation Beams With Welcome Receptions (81 Antennas)
[SatNews] Once mounted on a satellite and in orbit, the 48 spot beams from each antenna will collectively cover an area roughly the size of the United States.
 
Globecast... Casts Complete Connectivity Coverage For Content Services (Event | Content Services)
[SatNews] ...coverage solutions using satellite capacity, global fiber backbone and CDN networks, the company’s content preparation expertise ensure its clients’ content is correctly packaged and formatted for delivery, regardless of platform and location.
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—SATCOM Support Contracts For SSC Pacific + More (Business)
[SatNews] The Department of Defense has announced that Alutiiq Pacific LLC,* a small business based in Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a potential $23,221,444...
 
NSR's Satellite Capacity Report...Plays Catch Up With Supply = A Healthy Indicator (Analysis/Report)
[SatNews] Nearly every satellite being launched will carry traditional Ku-band, thus adding 1500 transponders of just Ku-band by 2017.