Current Satellite News
February 9th, 2014
SSLABS-2 Is Now Out + About (Post Launch Maneuvers)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has announced that the ABS-2 satellite, designed and built for ABS, has been successfully launched and is performing...
NASA's Satellites, Aircraft + High-Altitude Balloons Reveal California's Drought Of The Century... From Grapes Into Raisins
[SatNews] ...dry conditions have become extreme across more than 62 percent of California’s land area—and there is little relief in sight.
European Space Agency...It Takes A Swarm To Bring Out Earth's Magnetic Personality (Swarm Sats)
The data acquired from different locations can be used to distinguish between the changes in the magnetic field caused by the Sun’s activity
NSRA New Era Dawns For Satellite Manufacturing + Launching (Webinar)
[SatNews] After many years spent developing its rocket, SpaceX launched its first GEO satellites and proved its upgraded Falcon 9 v1.1 with...
Kratos Integral Systems International + SKY Perfect JSATAn EPOCH In The Making (SatelliteFleet Management System)
[SatNews] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) announced that its Kratos Integral Systems International (Kratos ISI) business unit has been awarded a...
NASA + Saylor Foundation—MOOC'ers, No-Cost Space Systems Engineering Course En Route (Event—Training)
[SatNews] Space Systems Engineering, a new massive open online course (MOOC) from NASA and the Saylor Foundation, launches on Monday, March 3, 2014—the six-week, general-audience course is available to the public at no cost and...
Chandra Captures—Centaurus A Gains Additional "Looks" (Imagery—NASA)
[SatNews] Just weeks after NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory started operations in 1999, the telescope pointed at Centaurus A (Cen A, for short)—this galaxy, at a distance of about 12 million light years from Earth, contain...
Telesat + Government Of Canada...New Space Policy Framework... O Canada, Good Job! (Regulatory/Government)
[SatNews] ...will serve as a guide for Canada’s strategic activities and future in space and help ensure...
NASA's Hubble...A Silver Celebration In Rome, Italy (Event)
[SatNews] They'll come together to share the sights they've seen in this satellite's telescope, and then look to the future.
Geolink Satellite Services Goes Offshore... Signs For Solutions On Platform (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Support to an offshore platform isn't easy., for starters...a service call can involve a helicopter or boat.