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February 10th, 2010
UPDATE ULA's Atlas V And NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory — All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go — Yet!
Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2010) - The launch attempt of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V with NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite was scrubbed today due to high ground winds violating launch weather criteria.
NOAA — New Directions + Web Work
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke has announced the intent to create a NOAA Climate Service line office dedicated to bringing together the agency’s strong climate science and service delivery capabilities.
SkyTrac — Aircraft Assist Allows For Haitian Assist
Trans Capital Air, a Canadian charter operator contracted by the United Nations (UN) for humanitarian relief efforts, learned only hours after the earthquake that it needed to deploy an aircraft to Haiti as soon as possible.
Here's Looking @ Earth — Fiery Finds In SE Asia (NASA)
The climate of Southeast Asia is dominated by the Asian monsoon.
CASBAA At The Shangri-La Ooh La La!
India’s leading broadcasting and telecommunications policy officials will speak at the CASBAA India Satellite Industry Forum 2010 at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi on March 22nd.
Thales Alenia Space — Dual Nation MILSATCOM Draws Development
Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the French and Italian space agencies, CNES and ASI, to develop, construct, test and deliver in orbit a broadband civil and military telecommunications satellite, Athena-Fidus.
Globalstar — Tracking, Botswana-Style
Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) has commenced construction of a satellite tracking station in Botswana, located in Southern Africa.
Surrey Satellite Technology — Cheers! For Lord Drayson's Pub
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) believes that the publication of the Space "Innovation and Growth Strategy" document announced today by Lord Drayson is a welcomed initiative that will act as a catalyst to generating much needed additional business for the UK space industry and simulate the expansion of the small satellite sector.
GeoSpatial Experts — Fed Stimulus Program For GPS-Photo Link
GeoSpatial Experts announces the U.S. government has approved four of its photo-mapping product bundles for direct purchase by federal agencies.
Newtec — Satellite Broadband Access To Enlighten All At Free Webinar
Newtec is offering a free Sat3Play Webinar entitled "Offering Large Scale Satellite Broadband Internet Access: Key Success Factors".
OnAir — Moving On Up...
OnAir has appointed Richard Briffod as the company’s new Director of Business Development for Mobile Network Operators.
Symmetricom — Clocking In...
Symmetricom(R), Inc., a supplier of precise time and frequency technologies, has announced the Time-Scale System, a fully integrated world-class redundant nanosecond level timing solution.
FreeHD Canada — Freebie Programming (With A Proviso...) (SatBroadcasting™)
Susan Krashinsky of the Globe and Mail is reporting that a satellite TV upstart has won limited approval to do business in Canada.
SKY Television — A Traveling Treat (SatBroadcasting™)
Travel Channel International and New Zealand’s SKY Television have confirmed that the launch of Travel Channel on SKY will occur on May 1st, 2010.
SIS LIVE — Driving Into HD (SatBroadcasting™)
SIS LIVE’s low cost, compact OB vehicle, SISCaster, has achieved widespread acceptance for live broadcasting, web streaming and mobile content delivery, and has opened up new opportunities for multiplatform event coverage.
digiGO! — The Digital (R)evolution™ —Broadcasting + Mobility