Current Satellite News
January 16th, 2014
NASA + DoD—Three Hushed Pushes (Launches)
[SatNews] On January 15th, early in the morning (4:09 a.m., EST), three Terrier-Orion rockets headed spacewards after their launch from...
NASA's New Horizon...Screams Across The Sky At One Million Miles Per Day... Destination Pluto
[SatNews] While there have been debates whether Pluto qualifies as a planet or not, apparently it's important enough for a spacecraft to go screaming a million miles a day to arrive at this destination.
Iridium + RedPort Optimizer Enable Solitary Bike Ride To South Pole...I Bike Alone (SATCOM)
[SatNews] I have one fork and one spoon. Usually I can only find one or the other.
Loctronix—A Toolset For PNT (SDR)
[SatNews] Loctronix® Corporation has announced the availability of the ASR Workbench, a development toolset for the company’s recently released ASR-2300...
KVH Industries—C-Band Beams Capacity Is Doubled (SATCOM)
SatNews] KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq:KVHI) is doubling the capacity for two of the three global C-band beams of its...
C2SAT + Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)—Antennas En Route (SATCOM)
[SatNews] C2SAT, a supplier of stabilized VSAT antennas for the maritime market, has announced that the company received a...
Dish + Southwest Airlines—Partnership Extension Of Benefit To Flyers (SatBroadcasting™—In Flight Access)
[SatNews] DISH (NASDAQ:DISH) and Southwest Airlines(r) (NYSE:LUV) have extended their partnership and
Space Foundation + Discovery Center—The Ability To Learn Has Been Extended (Event)
[SatNews] Starting Thursday, Jan. 30, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs will remain open one evening each month, for a Star Days Thursday leading into a special...
Satellites Combine Efforts... So. California's Colby Fire, Arrests Made...Arson Suspected (Suomi NPP, GOES + NOAA)
[SatNews] Two perspectives of the Colby Fire in southern California, which has caused injury and destruction of homes.
Wohler Technologies—Assisting File-Based Content To Meet DPP Standards (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Addressing plans by major U.K. broadcasters to require that file-based deliverables be compliant with ...
R.L. Drake—Encoder Entering The Market (SatBroadcasting™—Digital Signage)
[SatNews] R.L. Drake has released its DSE 2 PLUS dual multiplexing encoder designed specifically for...
Kratos...Specialized Electronic Products Garners A Special $15M Contract (Business)
[SatNews] "...the Company is also currently under contract and making significant internal research and development investments related to next generation jamming, missile, radar and electronic warfare systems."
International Datacasting's Action Plan + Anticipated Results For Q4 2014 (Report)
[SatNews] A progress report for a major company, and unlike a student's progress report, this doesn't require a parent's signature.