Current Satellite News
July 6th, 2010
SMC... SBSS Send-off Stopped (Launch)
SatNews The launch of the Space-Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) spacecraft planned for 8 July 2010, has been delayed pending resolution of a test anomaly associated with another Minotaur IV launch vehicle undergoing test in the factory.
Globalstar... Cranking Up The Constellation (Launch)
SatNews Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) has announced the opening of a 90-day launch window for the inaugural lift-off of six Globalstar 2G satellites.
International Launch Services... Thirty-Two More Transponders For DISH Network (Launch)
SatNews On July 11, 2010, International Launch Services has scheduled their launch of the EchoStar XV communications satellite.
Korea... Cheollian Chillin' (Launch)
SatNews Korea's first communication, ocean, and meteorological satellite successfully entered its target geostationary orbit 35,786 km above the Earth at 10:10 p.m. on Monday, eight days after it was launched from the space center in Kourou, French Guiana on June 27th, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said on Tuesday.
SS/L...Amazonas Channelling With HISPASAT
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) today announced that it has been awarded a contract to manufacture a new spacecraft for HISPASAT Group, the seventh largest satellite operator in the world and the leading operator in the broadcasting and distribution of contents in Spanish and Portuguese.
NASA... Lunar Levelling Is Learning With Steam
SatNews NASA has now given gamers a taste of lunar adventure with release of Moonbase Alpha, an exciting, new, free, online video game.
iDirect... New Transport Treats For Teleports
SatNews Bentley Walker, a major satellite operator headquartered in the UK, has purchased two iDirect 5IF Hubs to expand services via Eutelsat SkyLogics teleports in Turin and Cagliari, Italy
DEV Systemtechnik... Feeding LNB Channels
SatNews New from DEV Systemtechnik is the Controlled L-band Bias Tee DEV 8123, which complements the companys portfolio with a multi-channel model covering the Extended L-band frequency range and fits into the same compact 1RU enclosure as the L-band Bias Tee DEV 8122.
RapidEye... Libya + Tunisia Now Covered...
SatNews RapidEye has signed a contract with the German GeoConsultants Group (3G) for that firm to be its distributor in Libya and Tunisia.
AST... Making SatMail Manageable
SatNews onsatmail, the email compression software from Applied Satellite Technology (AST), witnessed the 500th account registration on July 1, 2010.
World Teleport Association... Teleport Numbers Down, Revenues Up (Report)
SatNews The World Teleport Association (WTA) has published the highly anticipated update to its Sizing the Teleport Market study.
European Space Agency... Planck's Space Essay
SatNews ESAs Planck mission has delivered its first all-sky image.
PTC'11...Say 'I Do!' To Hawaiian Proposal
How can you say 'no' to submitting a proposal that will take you to a conference in Hawaii?
COMSYS VSAT2010 Goes Beyond The Obvious in London
The COMSYS VSAT2010 Conference to take place at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London on September 14-17.
Foxcom... FTTx Driven Deployment (SatBroadcasting)
SatNews Foxcom has a new addition to their current offering of products for FTTx applications: AL5T3 Compact Kits.
Nagravision... Hybrid Happenings For Spanish TV (SatBroadcastingAccess Security)
SatNews Nagravision, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, was selected by ONO, Spains leading broadband communication and entertainment provider, to secure its nexgen, hybrid television platform.