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April 16th, 2009
Acquiring Minds Want To Know: Inmarsat + Stratos Global
Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has stated the Company has completed the acquisition of Stratos Global Corporation.
Falcon 9 Flight For Twin SAOCOMs
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has signed an agreement with CONAE, Argentina’s National Commission on Space Activity, for two launches aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 medium-to-heavy lift vehicle.
Sea Launch Counts Down to SICRAL 1B Launch
The Sea Launch team is initiating a 72-hour countdown at its equatorial launch site, in preparation for the launch of Telespazio’s SICRAL 1B communications satellite on April 20.
Planck Comes Clean After the Flood
The past four weeks have been dedicated to the final Planck spacecraft preparations in the S1B clean room, and is now ready to move to the S5A building for fueling at Europe's Spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre, Kourou.
Maintaining Profitable Satellite Services — A Worthy "How-To"...
Newtec is organizing a two day seminar that will bring together satellite industry professionals together from all across the Americas in order to share their knowledge, insights, and experiences on one of the trickiest aspects of this industry — how to reduce costs and scale profits with
Conflict: Satellite Carriers Vs. Teleport Operators — WTA's Forum Discusses The Issues...
On March 23, the World Teleport Association (WTA) held its first Members Forum, which featured senior executives of member companies discussing the issue of channel conflict between teleport operators and satellite carriers.?
The LRIT Leanings Of EMS Satamatics
EMS Satamatics, a division of EMS Technologies (NASDAQ: ELMG), has announced the Company's Satamatics Long Range Identification & Tracking (LRIT) solutions are now integrated within the Absolute LRIT Data Centre.
SARS Offers Alarming News
SARS Corp. (Pink Sheets:SARO) has updated its shareholders regarding its business activities and future plans. SARS designs, manufactures and maintains telemetry equipment, provides services for web-based remote monitoring and control of equipment and real-time asset location and tracking services.
BlueTracker LRIT Terminal Becomes Iridium Certified
Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) ship terminal to provide LRIT services over the Iridium satellite network — EMA is an Iridium Value-Added Reseller and Value-Added Manufacturer.
Early Returns of Kepler's Hi-Tech Hunt In Search of Planets Like Earth
Photos are in from NASA's Kepler mission revealing the beautiful Milky Way galaxy and some eight-billion-year-old cluster of stars.
Boeing Prepares to Launch a Star to Serve Asia-Pacific
Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that it has shipped the IndoStar II/ProtoStar II satellite from the company's satellite manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California, to the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility in Kazakhstan.
Crawford Transmits Trials and Tribulations of Moonbuggy Competition
There to record the newsworthy event was Crawford, which transmitted “off-world racing” coverage for NASA’s 16th annual Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, Alamba on April 3-4, 2009.
What's Next For UAV Control? How About An X-Box 360?
David Hambling writes in Popular Mechanics regarding a new Autonomous Rotorcraft Sniper System — controlled using an adapted Xbox 360 controller!
digiGO! — NAB: Utterances Of Wisdom From Globecomm Systems
Globecomm Systems Inc. has revealed that Tom Parish, Vice President of Broadcast Technologies, and Paul Scardino, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, will be speakers at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference April 20-23 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
digiGO! — NAB: MPEG Makes Magic
The MPEG Industry Forum, the world’s largest advocacy group for the promotion of MPEG technologies, has announced that the following 16 member companies will be exhibiting at NAB 2009.