Current Satellite News
November 23rd, 2010
U.S.A.F. + Lockheed Martin... Review Success (Satellite)
[SatNews] The Space and Missile System Center's Space Based Infrared Systems Directorate and Lockheed Martin have successfully completed the system-level Critical Design Review (CDR) for the third and fourth geosynchronous (GEO) satellites under the SBIRS Follow-On Production Program (SFP).
ScheduALL... ERMa Makes It Easier (Software)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] ScheduALL announced their ERMa technology is a winning solution for the global media and broadcast community.
C2SAT... Making Headway With Maritime (SATCOM)
[SatNews] C2SAT (NGM-Stock Exchange, C2ST), a supplier of maritime VSAT antenna systems, has announced that the C2SAT 1.2 m Ku II has passed the technical qualification testing performed by SpeedCast in Hong Kong.
NASA... How To Pack With Aplomb (Satellite)
[SatNews] The Organism/Organic Exposure to Orbital Stresses, or O/OREOS, nanosatellite managed by NASA's Ames Research Center, successfully launched at 5:25 p.m. PST on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, from Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska.
Masten Space Systems... Big Demo Deal (Launch)
[SatNews] Masten Space Systems and Space Florida haver signed a Letter of Intent to explore performing demonstration launches of a Masten suborbital reusable launch vehicle from Launch Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Energia... Satellite Sweeping (Spacecraft)
[SatNews] Energia, Russia's Rocket and Space Corporation, has the Company will build a special orbital pod designed for sweeping-up satellite debris from near-Earth space.
ESA... CryoSat-2 Changes Commands (Satellite)
[SatNews] With the commissioning of ESA's CryoSat now complete, the mission has been officially transferred to the operations team.
NASA... Heading To Tempel (Satellite)
[SatNews] Eighty-six days out from its appointment with a comet, NASA's Stardust spacecraft fired its thrusters to help refine its flight path.
Vizada Networks...Has Their Antenna Up In Defense Of The Norwegians
[SatNews] Vizada Networks sent their team on a special mission for the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) and they delivered.
ESA... Focus On The Focal Plane (Satellite)
[SatNews] Another milestone in the development of ESA's Gaia spacecraft has been passed with the successful conclusion of two parallel test programs during October.
AT&T and TerreStar Networks GENUS...Two, Two Phones In One
[SatNews] AT&T and TerreStar Networks have introduced the TerreStar GENUS launched as the only dual-mode cellular-satellite smartphone now available to consumers.
EMS Technologies... Moving On Up...
EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG) announced that John Jarrell will join EMS as vice president and general manager of the companys Aviation business unit, effective immediately.
BroadcastAsia + CommunicAsia 2011... New Location For Conferences (Event)
BroadcastAsia and CommunicAsia the unique Singapore-based exhibition and conference looks set for a major success next year as it completes plans to relocate to the city's vibrant financial and hotel district.
Intelsat... Moving On Up...
Intelsat S.A. has appointed Mr. Flavien Bachabi as the new head of the Luxembourg headquarters office, to the position of Vice President, Business Operations and Intergovernmental Initiatives.
Globalstar... The Search Is On...
[SatNews] Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) is considering candidates for the Company's Board of Directors to fill a vacancy following the previously announced resignation of Ken Jones on October 1, 2010.
WTA... And The Winner Will Be... (Award)
[SatNews] The WTA has initiated the nomination process for the 2011 Teleport Awards for Excellence.
Astrotech... Taking Vandenberg To Task (Services)
[SatNews] Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq:ASTC) has announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has won a fully-funded task order under the $35 million Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract.