Current Satellite News
January 13th, 2014
Saft Roars With Pride... As 100th Satellite Uses Li-ion Battery (Power To Satellites)
[SatNews] The company has put more than 9,000 battery cells into orbit and logged 275 million hours, or 31,000 years, without failure or deviation.
ATK's CASTOR Motor Rips Orbital's Antares™Rocket + Roars On Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] "...greater performance was achieved by making several innovative, cost effective changes to the baseline motor, which provided additional thrust."
MaxLinear + Zinwell—D-ODU Is SoC'd (SatBroadcasting™
[SatNews] MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL) has announced that Zinwell Corp. is developing a new satellite digital outdoor (D-ODU) unit using...
AGI + SMC—A Mod Move ( Imagery—SSA + C2)
[SatNews] Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) has been awarded a modification to its existing GSA delivery order contract from the U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC)/Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SY) to...
Norwegian Cruise Line + MTN... Take iDirect's' X7 To The Cutting Edge—Super Sharp Solution (SATCOM)
[SatNews] "This is the most advanced satellite modem ever developed... put it to the ultimate test, on a cruise ship with 6,000 passengers and crew, with thousands of mobile devices.”
Boeing's Technology...Anti-Jam Preserves Military Signal To WGS-6 Satellite (SATCOM)
[SatNews] “The two demonstrations show the technology is flexible and able to be quickly deployed at a much lower cost than building a new satellite.”
Harris Sells Falcon® Multiband Radios To A NATO Country...$21 Million Purchases Lots O' Birds (SATCOM)
[SatNews] The nation will provide special forces and Army soldiers with wideband networking capabilities, as well line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite voice and data communications.
Lockheed Martin + U.S. Air Force... MUOS Testing Is Faster + 10X Better Transmission Throughput (Launch)
[SatNews] ...providing a 10-fold increase in transmission throughput over the current UHF satellite system.
Ideal Systems Group—Modular Solutions (Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—Software)
[SatNews] Ideal Systems Group has announced the launch of SoftCast Technologies, the world's first suite of ...
CASIS Re-Issues RFP ... Senses Need For New Field ... Remote Sensing (Proposals)
[SatNews] Remote sensing is a diverse and profitable field with top segments grossing into the billions.
GigaSat Promotes Returning Employee To Technical Director (Executive Move)
[SatNews] The return of a former employee is a plus, most importantly their talents have already been exemplified, therefore fewer surprises.