Current Satellite News
July 7th, 2010
General Services Administration... SATCOM Purchase Changes With FCSA Program (Government)
[SatNews] The General Services Administration (GSA) has released a final request for proposals for a procurement that civilian and defense agencies can use to purchase commercial satellite communications.
Astrium And ESA Launch Future Plans To Develop A Whole New Launcher
[SatNews] Astrium has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to undertake initial development studies for a Next Generation Launcher (NGL) for upcoming satellite launches.
ARINC... A Thorough + Proper Grounding In New Zealand
SatNews ARINC Incorporated has deployed three new GLOBALink(sm) remote ground stations (RGS) to support aviation data link communications services in New Zealand.
Integral Systems... An EPOCH Decision By The USAF (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] The U.S. Air Force (USAF) Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded Integral Systems a $14.2M contract modification to its Command and Control System - Consolidated (CCS-C) contract.
Orbit Technologies... Marine Magic (VSAT)
[SatNews] Orbit Technologies Ltd. now has a follow up order for its marine VSAT antenna systems from the Swiss company, NewSat.
Spatial Energy... Full Of Energy (Imagery)
[SatNews] Spatial Energy has plans to integrate Microsoft Corp.s Bing Maps Map Control and MapPoint Web Service into Spatial on Demand(tm) the worlds largest energy-specific online database.
Vizada... Sea Solutions (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Vizada now offers shipping customers the full range of Vizada Solutions(tm) with the Iridium OpenPort(tm) service through a direct interconnection with the Iridium network.
Here's Looking @ Earth... Yucatan Getting Depressed (NASA)
[SatNews] System 96L looks like an oval-shaped area of clouds in a recent visible satellite image from the GOES-13 satellite.
DigitalGlobe... Wide Awake Choice Internap For Connectivity (Service)
[SatNews] Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), today announced that DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a major content provider of high-resolution Earth imagery, is using Internaps Managed Hosting and route-optimized Performance IP network to power DigitalGlobes web services offering.
RigNet Flies With Seahawk Communications To The Gulf (Communications Oil & Gas)
[SatNews] RigNet, Inc. ("RigNet"), a global provider of managed communications solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry, announced today that is has entered into a multi-year contract with Seahawk Drilling, Inc. ("Seahawk"), a leading drilling services company focused on the Gulf of Mexico to provide managed remote communications for its fleet of offshore rigs.
Space Foundation... An Honorable Endeavor (Event)
[SatNews] The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious Space Technology Hall of Fame(r) in 2011.
Newtec... On Tap For IBC2010 (Event)
[SatNews] Showing for the first time at IBC at Stand 1.A49, Newtec's DualFlow is a new technology allowing broadcasters to migrate cost-effectively from traditional ASI to IP-based satellite operation, with efficient investment during the transition period.
Miranda Technologies... Making Magyar TV More Efficient (SatBroadcastingHardware)
SatNews Miranda Technologies announced that Magyar Telev?zi? (MTV), Hungarys state broadcaster, has installed Mirandas infrastructure, monitoring, and branding equipment at its new state-of-the-art television headquarters in ?buda, on the outskirts of Budapest.
Sling Media... IP Infusion (SatBroadcastingTranscoding)
[SatNews] Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), has announced its Slingbox 700U has earned a Gold Award and one of just three Best in Show Awards in the Industrial Designers Society of Americas 2010 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA?) competition.