Current Satellite News
August 7th, 2009
Doing D3 + JCSAT-12 Prep Work Is Arianespace
The final phase of payload preparations has been initiated for Arianespaces next heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission, which is set for later this month with the Optus D3 and JCSAT-12 as satellite passengers.
Fill 'er Up Ariane 5 All Gassed Up and Ready For Heavy Lifting!
Step by step the process is completed. Today both payloads for Arianespace's next Ariane 5 flight have been fueled at the Spaceport as preparations continue for the workhorse vehicle's fourth heavy-lift launch of 2009 from French Guiana.
Cassini Captures: Rampant Ring Revelations
Thanks to a special play of sunlight and shadow as Saturn continues its march towards its August 11 equinox, recent images captured by NASAs Cassini spacecraft are revealing new three-dimensional objects and structures in the planets otherwise flat rings.
Lockheed Martin Demos SmartPhone Ops For Warfighters @ CWID
Warfighters operating in theatre may soon have greater situational awareness with the added ability to download high-value tactical data anywhere in the field on smartphones loaded with new applications from Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT].
Rovi Helps Create More Interesting Content (SatBroadcasting)
Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) and TiVo have signed a multi-year global agreement that will allow TiVo to incorporate Rovi's television, movies, and music data into TiVo digital video recorders (DVRs) and through TiVo's technology and service solutions tailored for satellite, cable, and broadcasting companies.
ESA's CryoSat-2 Now Has Exceptional Grounding
As ESA prepares for the launch of CryoSat-2 at the end of the year, its associated ground segment is now ready.
digiGO! The Digital (R)Evolution Financially Speaking... TeliaSonera, Cukurova, + Turkcell Holding A Sharing Environment
An arbitration tribunal of the International Chamber of Commerce has issued an award stating that Cukurova must deliver all the remaining shares in Turkcell Holding to TeliaSonera for a cash consideration of USD 3.1 billion.
digiGO! The Digital (R)Evolution Financially Speaking... Bharti Airtel...
The Company has added to their media statement dated May 25, 2009, on the renewal of discussions regarding a potential transaction between Bharti Airtel Limited and MTN.