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January 14th, 2014
 
 
NASA... Dress Rehearsal For Tracking And Data Relay Satellite Launch (Launch)
[SatNews] ...this will be a part of the second of three next-generation spacecraft designed to ensure vital operational continuity for the NASA Space Network.
 
Global Positioning System (GPS) Directorate—Celebrating 20 Years (Satellites)
SatNews] The Global Positioning System (GPS) Directorate celebrated the 20th Anniversary of achieving...
 
International Launch Services (ILS) + Intelsat—DLA-2 Destined For Baikonur Action (Launch Assignment)
[SatNews]  International Launch Services (ILS), a leading commercial launch services provider, has received the first launch assignment from Intelsat of...
 
Arianespace—Busy, Busy, Busy (Launch Schedule Updates)
[SatNews] With the component replacement on the Ariane 5 ECA launcher and the associated checks now being completed, Arianespace can set the date for its...
 
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) + Ghalam LLP—New Platform Upon Which To Build KazSTSAT (Satellite)
[SatNews] Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and Ghalam LLP (Kazakhstan) have agreed that SSTL’s new X50 platform design will...
 
Satellite Industry Association (SIA)—Moving On In, Executive Committee Election Results (Event)
[SatNews] The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) has announced the election of ...
 
USSTRATCOM + DND—Signing On For SSA Sharing (Satellites)
[SatNews] U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) has signed a new Space Situational Awareness (SSA) data sharing agreement with...
 
Rockwell Collins + NSA—Blessings Received For TacNet (Comms)
[SatNews] Rockwell Collins’ next generation TacNet Tactical Radio (TTR) has received final National Security Agency certification to Top Secret, clearing the way to bring essential...
 
National Space Society—Say No To HR 3625 (Legislation)
[SatNews] The Washington DC-based National Space Society (NSS) strongly opposes the passage of...
 
Ball Aerospace + U.S.A.F.—The Controlling Factor (Satellite)
[SatNews] The U.S. Air Force has taken operational control of a space test satellite built by...
 
BlackBridge—Complimentary Combos (Imagery)
[SatNews] BlackBridge is now an authorized reseller of Intermap’s...
 
C-COM Satellite Systems + AltegroSky—Gaining Auto-Deploy Capabilities (SATCOM)
[SatNews] C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSXV: CMI) has received new orders for a quantity of its highly regarded iNetVu® auto-deploy antenna systems from...
 
Digital Globe... Macabre Sudan Scene... Even Viewed From An Extreme Altitude (Imagery)
[SatNews] ... offers independent confirmation of the scale of South Sudan's civil war with vivid evidence of the intentional destruction of civilian dwellings and market areas.
 
The Planetary Society—Congress Rejects White House Cuts To Planetary Exploration (Legislation)
[SatNews] The FY2014 Omnibus spending bill, now before the U.S. Congress, once again rejects cuts to NASA’s Planetary Science Division that were sough...
 
Thuraya Telecommunications Company—Android Availability For SatSleeve (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications Company has launched the latest edition of the...
 
DARPA Keen To Recycle Old Satellites...Anyone Have Some Extra Recycle Bags? (Saving Satellites)
[SatNews] "With over 1,300 satellites launched to GEO since the 1960's, it estimated over $300 billion worth of hardware and approximately 20,000 kg of apertures are in the GEO belt today."
 
Front Porch Digital + e.tv—Digital Archive Arrangement (SatBroadcasting™—(CSM)
[SatNews] Front Porch Digital has announced that major South African free-to-air broadcaster e.tv has purchased a DIVArchive® CSM system for its...
 
Airbus Group—Building A New Campus (Business)
[SatNews] Airbus Group has started construction of its new Office Campus at the airport of Toulouse in Blagnac, France, with a ...
 
Thales Alenia Space Has A New Vice President, Telecommunications Business Line (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] ...[he] was subsequently named director of the telecom payload business in 2005, then deputy director of the telecom systems and missions division in 2007.