Current Satellite News
July 12th, 2010
Space Systems/Loral... The Echo Of Success (Launch)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has announced that the EchoStar XV satellite, built for DISH Network L.L.C., is performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan.
ISRO... Cartosat-2B Off, Off + Away With Four Friends (Launch)
[SatNews] India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C15) successfully launched the CARTOSAT-2B satellite on July 12, 2010, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
NASA's Plutonium-238...Cry Foul Finding And Funding Fuel
While NASA is counting on an act of Congress or a renegotiated deal with Russia to acquire plutonium for its next robotic deep space missions, the European Space Agency is considering alternative nuclear fuels to power its own probes traveling into the sun-starved outer solar system.
EADS... Nothing Beats A New Look On An Anniversary... (Branding)
[SatNews] EADS has plans for a refresh of the group's branding in order to create an integrated look and feel for all of its units.
TechniSat Digital... A DAB Here, A DAB There (SatBroadcastingDigital Radio)
[SatNews] TechniSat Digital GmbH has confirmed its membership with the DAB Forum WorldDMB as of July 5th, 2010.
SES ASTRA... French FTA Fun (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] SES ASTRA has announced that the French digital terrestrial channel offer on satellite, TNTSAT, broadcast via ASTRA, continues to show strong growth with a total of 2.3 million receivers sold at the end of June 2010.
Telmap... Not So Lonely Anymore (Navigation)
[SatNews] Lonely Planet digital information is now an integral part of Telmaps mobile search, mapping, and navigation solution.
Harris... An ANG Asset (MILCOM)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a 30-month, $25 million contract to modernize and support high-bandwidth network cabling at Air National Guard (ANG) sites nationwide.
Sea Launch... Signs Launch Agreement with AsiaSat
[SatNews] Sea Launch Company, a leading provider of launch services to the commercial satellite industry, has entered into an agreement with Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), for the launch of an AsiaSat satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit, on the Sea Launch system.
TCS... It's A VSAT SNAP (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) has received an additional $25.4 million in funding from the U.S. Army for Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Satellite Systems.
DigitalGlobe... Vision Improvements (Imagery)
[SatNews] DigitalGlobe has now made available its new Advanced Ortho Series of products.
XipLink + Agile Communications... Xip'ing It Up (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] XipLink has announced that Agile Communication Systems has selected the XipLink optimization technology for a current U.S. military network application.
GlobeCast + Netia... @ IBC2010 With... (SatBroadcastingExhibition)
[SatNews] GlobeCast and NETIA will once again join forces at IBC to showcase the groups integrated solutions across the whole broadcast chain with a shared demonstration of their latest Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions at stand 1-A29.
International Space University...Maxing The ISS Op
[SatNews] The International Space Station: Maximizing the Return from Extended Operations is scheduled for February 15th 17th 2011 in Strasbourg.
MediaCorp...Singapore Slings In SloMo HD 2010 Youth Olympic Games
MediaCorp will use its fleet of Five EVS XT series servers for the upcoming Youth Games, which will take place in Singapore from August 14 to 26, 2010.