Current Satellite News
May 11th, 2010
SSTL... New NigeriaSat-2 Note: Launch In October
SSTL has informed SatNews the launch the NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites on behalf of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) by a Dnepr launch vehicle from Yasny, Russia, will occur on October 29, 2010.
Astrium... ATV Acclimation In Kourou, Ascent Anticipated
"Johannes Kepler", the second European spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS), is on its way to the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Lockheed Martin... Vietnam Voices Vinasat-2 Venue
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been awarded a contract by Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) of Vietnam to build the VINASAT-2 satellite.
Arianespace... A Meeting Of Soyuz Minds...
The Soyuz Consultation Committee, comprising representatives of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, the European Space Agency (ESA), the French space agency CNES and Arianespace, met on Tuesday, May 11, in French Guiana. Confirmation was received by SatNews that the inaugural launch of Soyuz from the Guiana Space Center would take place during the fourth quarter of 2010.
Newtec Offers Multistream Webinar This Is No Mainstream Info
Newtec makes their expertise available with another free Webinar "Multistream: Echoes from The Field.
Integral Systems' $13.1M US Government Contract It's Logic(al)
Integral Systems, Inc., [Nasdaq:ISYS] announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, RT Logic has been awarded a $13.1 million, multi-year contract by the United States Government to modernize a major data
Code Organa... An App Filled With Spaceworthy Nuances
The company has just released Hidden Sky, a first of its kind augmented reality app for the iPhone that lets users track any of the thousands of satellites that orbit the Earth, as well as the planets and other objects in the sky.
SIS LIVE... Uplinks Glean UK Voting
SIS LIVE provided 70 satellite uplink vehicles to the main UK broadcasters for their coverage of the UK General Election 2010 coverage.
Hubble Happenings... Catching A Runaway... (ESA)
Pictured is a heavy runaway star rushing away from a nearby stellar nursery at more than 400 000 kilometres per hour, a speed that would get you to the Moon and back in two hours, is the most extreme case of a very massive star that has been kicked out of its home by a group of even heftier siblings.
Marlink's VSAT Service @SEAdirect Is Solution
Marlink, the global provider of maritime satellite communications, is launching @SEAdirect, a new, entry-level-band VSAT service.
Here's Looking @ Earth... Planes, Instruments + Satellites... (JPL | NASA)
An advanced JPL-built optical sensor flying aboard a NASA research aircraft is among several NASA remote-sensing assets being mobilized to help assess the spread and impact of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico at the request of U.S. disaster response agencies.
Loral Space & Communications... Financially Speaking...
Loral Space & Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:LORL) has announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2010.
NASA | JPL... Come On Over To Our House...
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, invites the public to a close-up look at JPL's past, present and future at its annual Open House on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Iridium... Financially Speaking...
Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010.
Avaya's Contract Gives USAF The Essential EDGE
Avaya Government Solutions won a major re-compete contract from the United States Air Force to provide information assurance, network assessment and network engineering support for the Scope Enterprise Design Guidance and Evaluation Project (Scope EDGE). Scope EDGE helps ensure the continued security and operation of U.S. Air Force network resources around the world.
Gilat... Financially Speaking...
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NasdaqGM: GILT), has reported its results for the quarter ending March 31, 2010.
Boeing... Phantom Ray Is No Phantom
The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has unveiled their fighter-sized Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system, a test bed for advanced technologies.
Eyeheight + SIS LIVE... A Colorful Marathon (SatBroadcasting)
SIS LIVE selected Eyeheight HD/SD color correctors as part of the equipment infrastructure used in its coverage of the 30th London Marathon on Sunday April 25.