Current Satellite News
September 15th, 2010
Bangladesh... Coming Up To Standard (Satellite)
According to the sify news website, Bangladesh will soon launch a new satellite for improvement of information and communication technology, a government statement said.
u-blox... Mobile Telematics Module (SATCOM)
[SatNews] u-blox announces LEON G100 Automotive, a surface-mount, automotive quality grade GSM/GPRS modem.
iDirect... It's Evolutionary For GE Satcom (SATCOM)
[SatNews] GE Satcom, a provider of satellite communications services throughout EMEA, has unveiled the commercial launch of a satellite-based communications service for merchant vessel operators based on iDirects Intelligent Platform.
Newtec + K-NET... Time To SatPlay (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Ghana-based triple-play solutions provider K-NET is now using Newtecs Sat3Play(r) to extend the reach of broadband services throughout West Africa.
Marlink + Vizada... An Expanding Effort (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Marlink and Vizada have instituted a significant expansion of Marlink's contract with one of the world's largest shipping companies, AP Moller-Maersk.
ERDAS + InfoTerra... Team-Up For TerraSAR-X (Imagery)
[SatNews] ERDAS will collaborate with Infoterra GmbH, a provider of radar satellite data and services and exclusive holder of commercial exploitation rights to TerraSAR-X data.
Russia... Weather Work (SATELLITES)
[SatNews] Russia will fully rebuild its network of weather forecasting and monitoring satellites by 2030 under a state program for the development of meteorology, the government said in a statement on Tuesday.
Astrium Sees Spots... Signs With Russian R&D For a Decade Of SPOT Sats
[SatNews] Astrium Services has signed a 10-year partnership with the Russian research and development center ScanEx for the reception and distribution rights on the upcoming SPOT 6 and 7 satellites.
NASA... LRO Heads Into Research From Exploration Mode
[SatNews] NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, will complete the exploration phase of its mission on Sept. 16, after a number of successes that boosted the understanding of Earth's nearest neighbor.
EUMETSAT... A Meeting Of Meteorological Minds (Event)
[SatNews] On September 20-24, 2010, meteorologists, scientists, and researchers will meet in Cordoba, Spain, for the 2010 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, hosted and co-organised by the Agencia Estatal de Meteorologia (AEMET), the Spanish State Meteorological Agency.
VISLINK Has The Turnkey Link For Salam Media Cast
[SatNews] VISLINK News & Entertainment announced they will supply a cutting edge high-definition satellite news gathering solution to Salam Media Cast, the Qatar based systems integrator, who are providing a turnkey solution for a major award winning customer with global influence.
Inmarsat... 1K+ Up In The Air (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT) has activated the 1,000th channel of SwiftBroadband, the company's high-speed aeronautical service, making it the fastest growing aeronautical service introduced by Inmarsat.
Thales Alenia And NASA Celebrate A Conversion Of Leonardo
[SatNews] It was a moving experience Thales Alenia Space enjoyed the official ceremony marking the conversion of the Multipurpose Logistics Module (MPLM) Leonardo into a Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) and its transfer of ownership from Italian space agency ASI to American counterpart NASA, was held last week at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SBCA... It's Certifiable (Training)
[SatNews] The Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association (SBCA), has endorsed the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) VSAT Installation & Maintenance Certification Program and is promoting the training to the North American installer community as a valuable means of strengthening their involvement in the satellite communications sector.
MTN... Moving On Up...
[SatNews] MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) has appointed Joseph R. Wright as Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Boeing + Space Adventures... Space Seating For Seven
[SatNews] The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Space Adventures, Ltd. have established a memorandum of agreement regarding the marketing of anticipated transportation services to destinations in low Earth orbit (LEO) on Boeing commercial crew spacecraft.