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January 15th, 2014
International Launch Services (ILS) + EUTELSAT—Slotting Soon (Launch Assignment)
[SatNews] International Launch Services (ILS) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have announced that the EUTELSAT 9B satellite will be...
ESA's Gaia Follows Orders...Parks Itself In The Middle Of Nowhere...Are We There Yet? (Satellite's Maneuvers)
[SatNews] But this apparently simple maneuver belies an astonishing fact: the L2 point consists of precisely nothing. It’s simply a point in space.
NASA ...Nothing Square About These 28 CubeSats...Small But With Big Plans At ISS
[SatNews] ... is the first CubeSat that the general public can interact with through a smartphone interface.
Raytheon—Moving On Up, Dr. Kennedy To CEO (Business)
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy to serve as the...
NSR (Northern Sky Research)—Over The Next Ten Years, 4.3 Million New Subscribers (Analysis | Report)
[SatNews] All signs now point to satellite broadband access reaching a significant milestone—in fact, 2013 was an unprecedented year for ...
Telit Wireless Solutions + Parsec Technologies—Ensuring A Low Profile (Antenna + Receiver)
[SatNews] Telit Wireless Solutions and Parsec Technologies, Incorporated, have combined their technologies to create the world's lowest...
U.S. Army Picatinny Arsenal—UAS Kill Chain (UAV | UAS)
[SatNews] As the military use of unmanned aircraft systems has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists at ...
Adventist News Network + Eutelsat—Five Years And Access To A Wider Audience (SatBroadcasting™—Content)
[SatNews] A new satellite contract for the Seventh-day Adventist television channel in Beirut significantly expands...
EOMAP—5,000 Square Kilometers Of Marine Environment Captured (Imagery)
[SatNews] EOMAP was contracted by the Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) to deliver high...
SES—A Creditable Event (Business)
[SatNews] SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), operator of a global fleet of 55 communication satellites,has successfully renewed and closed...
Northrop Corp. Remembers A Visionary + A  Pioneer ...Passing Of A Former CEO
[SatNews] ..."pioneers lay the roads for those who follow to walk on"...And so he he did create a major thoroughfare with his talents from which others continue to learn.
Northrop Grumman...It's MAGIC...Positions + Points Even In GPS-Denied Areas (Contract | GPS)
[SatNews] "We continue to refine our new positioning and geo-registration solution to offer greater situational awareness to warfighters, especially in GPS-denied situations."
NASA’s Aqua Sends Shivering Snaps... Mucho Ice (Earth Imagery)
[SatNews] ... several news media and meteorologist accounts suggested that January ice cover was thicker and more widespread than it has been in nearly two decades.
NASA...Naughty Ian's Knots Of Up To 104 mph (TRMM Satellite)
[SatNews] ... caused extensive damage and an unknown number of deaths when it passed through Tonga at the peak of its intensity.
Arianespace...New Year, New Plans, New  Industry Leader
[SatNews] Italy is one of the leaders in the European space industry.
SAT-7...Sits Well With Arab American Christians (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] The Arab American Institute breakdown of religious affiliation shows that 63 percent of Arab Americans are Christian.
SMPTE—Updating The Caption Format (Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—Standards)
[SatNews] The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has announced that the standards and recommended practice...
Rohde & Schwarz DVS GmbH—Moving On Up, Loges To CEO (Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—Business)
[SatNews] On December 15, 2013, the managing partners of Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG and the DVS Board of Directors appointed...
Encompass Government Solutions—Moving On In, McKinley To Vice President (Business)
[SatNews] Encompass Government Solutions has announced that O’Brian McKinley has joined ...
MTN Communications Hires General Manager For Oil & Gas Division (Executive Move)
[SatNews] A 35-year industry veteran and respected consultant.
Cobham's Loss And TT Electronics Gain With New CEO
[SatNews] Off to a new endeavor and appreciated by those from his former company.