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March 26th, 2009
New Launch, New Crew Begins New Era At International Space Station
Lift off — success! The 19th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station launched into orbit Thursday morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.
Bliley Technologies Controls and Customizes Crystals
Bliley Technologies, Inc., came prepared this week to introduce its customizable line of satellite and space qualified crystal oscillators spanning:
Sea Launch Commemorates 10 Years Since Inaugural Flight
Ten years ago this week, Sea Launch succeeded in launching one of the most highly instrumented test missions ever flown.
SWE-DISH Suitcase Creates a New Paradigm for Skynet
SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB has been awarded approval for the SWE-DISH Suitcase CCT120 ultra-portable SATCOM terminal to operate on the Skynet satellite system.
Innovation and Sophistication Keys to Further MSS Revenues
Dr. Sven Rohte, Chief Commercial Officer, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, at a conference and exhibition in Washington, U.S. said that mobile satellite communications require refined market segmentation and an ability to develop innovative solutions to be able to boost MSS revenues.
Is Your VSAT Quakin' In Its Shoes? W.B. Walton To The Icy Rescue...
W.B. Walton Enterprises — those fine folk at Walton De-Ice — have released a new product — Ice Quake.
Figuring SATCOM For Frigates Is Overwatch TacOps
Overwatch Tactical Operations, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced the Company's Communication Systems business area has received an award from Thales - France to provide five sets of Ka/Ku multiband satellite communications (SATCOM) antennas for use on the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Nansen-class frigates.
South Korean Teleports Tie In With Intelsat Via KT Corp.
Intelsat, Ltd. has announced that KT Corporation will host two new GXS Network Broadband hubs for Intelsat in the Asia-Pacific region.
Peru Can Bank On Gilat's SkyNet II
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) has announced their business unit, Spacenet Rural Communications, is deploying a SkyEdge II network to cover hundreds of sites in Peru.
Who's Moving On Out of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and Upward to Dynetics
Effective today, David King, director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is retiring from the agency to accept a position as executive vice president of Dynetics in Huntsville.
Surreal Space Engineering at Surrey Space Center
In a bucolic, and unlikely setting Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and EADS-Astrium have announced the creation of a new "Space Engineering Innovation Hub" in conjunction with the University of Surrey in Guildford, UK.
digiGO! — Decoder Integration Taken On By TANDERG
TANDBERG Television, part of the Ericsson group (NASDAQ:ERIC), has introduced the RX8330 professional integrated receiver decoder, the newest product in the RX8300 series of products optimized for high-volume video distribution applications.
digiGO! — Streambox, Matrox, + SDI Video Capture
Streambox, Inc. has announced a partnership with Matrox, a provider in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for realtime editing, audio/video input/output, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs.
digiGO! — German TV Net Gets Nimble With Nimbra
RAS (Rundfunk-Anstalt S?dtirol) is the public broadcasting company in S?dtirol and distributes all the German speaking TV and radio broadcasts in this North Italian region.