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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 world’s 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 Internap’s Managed Hosting and route-optimized Performance IP network to power DigitalGlobe’s 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 (SatBroadcasting™—Hardware)
SatNews — Miranda Technologies announced that Magyar Telev?zi? (MTV), Hungary’s state broadcaster, has installed Miranda’s 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 (SatBroadcasting™—Transcoding)
[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 America’s 2010 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA?) competition.