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March 31st, 2014
 
 
Airbus Defence & Space + European Space Agency—A Highly Precise Contract (Satellite)
[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space will be the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) prime contractor for the development and construction of the high-precision Sentinel-5
 
NASA + Orbital Sciences Corporation—The CYGNSS Connection (Launch Contract)
[SatNews] NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Virginia, to launch the...
 
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation + Turksat Satellite Communication—TURKSAT-4A Sent Home (Satellite Manufacturing)
[SatNews] Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) completed, on March 29th, the in-orbit delivery of the TURKSAT-4A satellite to Turksat Satellite Communication...
 
Sea Launch—Discrepancy Demands De-Mate + Delay (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] During the final “dry” roll-out phase of integrated launch vehicle (ILV) processing a discrepancy in the...
 
Thales Alenia Space—Sentinel-1 Is Ready For Its Spatial Debut (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] The European Space Agency's Sentinel-1A satellite, designed and built by Thales Alenia Space, is ready to be launched from the Guiana Space Center in French...
 
Clyde Space—U-Kube-1's Special Payload (Satellite)
[SatNews] Clyde Space has confirmed that Scotland’s first satellite, UKube-1, is set to carry a live haggis into orbit....
 
Advantech Wireless—Technology Showcase + Demonstrations @ NAB 2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] Advantech Wireless Inc. will present a live demo of the Next Generation Discovery Adaptive Satellite Access Technology (A-SAT™) platform at NAB 2014, which will...
 
ULA's Atlas V + DoD...Ready Steady + Collected For Launch To 'See' Environmental Features
[SatNews]...satellites “see” environmental features such as clouds, bodies of water, snow, fire, and pollution in the visual and infrared spectra.
 
RUAG Space—POD Perfecting For Sentinel-1 (Satellite)
[SatNews] Sentinel-1, the European Copernicus Program’s first environmental satellite, is ready...
 
Airbus Defence and Space—Sure Looks Like Mars... With A Ceiling! (Rover Test Area)
[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space has opened a new state-of-the-art extended Mars Yard test area at its Stevenage site—the facility was opened by Secretary of State for...
 
ETL Systems + Boeing—Maritime Moves For GX (SATCOM)
[SatNews] ETL Systems has been selected by Boeing to support Inmarsat’s GX services for...
 
Encompass Digital Media—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Encompass Digital Media is demonstrating its Playout Disaster Recovery solution at NAB April 7-10, 2014, booth SU2321—the product allows broadcasters to fully replicate their...
 
Adder Technology—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Adder Technology would like to welcome you to the world of high performance KVM during the upcoming NAB 2014 event...
 
Thomson Video Networks + NDTV—Pumping Up The Uplinks (SatBroadcasting™—MPEG-4)
[SatNews] New Delhi Television (NDTV), one of India's most-watched TV news networks, has migrated its satellite uplink infrastructure from MPEG-2 to a complete MPEG-4...
 
KVH Industries + RHL Hamburger Lloyd Tanker—SCOTs Won't Spill + Stable TracPhone (SATCOM)
[SatNews] To meet growing bandwidth usage and Internet demand onboard its tanker fleet, RHL Hamburger Lloyd Tanker GmbH & Co. KG, of Hamburg, Germany, an...
 
Space Foundation—No More Room @ The Boeing Exhibit Center (Event)
SatNews] One of the main reasons to attend the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium is the dynamic Boeing Exhibit Center, featuring the world's latest space ...
 
India Space Research Organization—INSAT-4B Inadequacies Believed To Be Power Supply Hiccups (Satellite)
[SatNews] Even as Indian space scientists are working on the partial restoration of communications satellite INSAT-4B, they are worried due to...
 
NAB 2014—Here Quicker'n You Think! Plug Into 4K (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] NAB Show will feature sessions, workshops and panels on the increasing role of ultra high-definition standards for 4K...
 
Space Tech Expo—Prepare To Be WoW'd, Opens On April 1st (Event)
[SatNews] Offering the widest showcase of space-related technologies used in the design, build and testing of spacecraft, satellite and launch vehicles, Space Tech Expo & Conference...
 
Latitude Technologies—Rotocraft Investments (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Latitude Technologies has announced that HeliQwest Aviation Inc., headquartered in Villeneuve (Edmonton), Alberta, and HeliQwest International Inc., headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, have taken delivery of...
 
Stratosat DATACOM—Arrayed In All Of Their Glory (Antennas)
[SatNews] On Thursday, March 27, 2014,  the first MeerKAT antenna and the Karoo Array Processor Building were "launched" at the South African SKA core site...
 
Thuraya Telecommunications Company + Bharti Artel—Blanketing 17 Countries (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications Company and Bharti Airtel International BV now have an agreement to provide Airtel Africa customers with...
 
Intelsat + Vodacom—Connectivity For SOHO + SME (Business—SATCOM)
[SatNews] Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) now has an agreement under which the company will provide a managed broadband service to Vodacom—the solution will strongly position...
 


EMCORE + SNA...Provide Encore Of Perfect Panels ... NASA's CYGNSS



[SatNews] Since 2001 the solar cells or panels supplied primary power to over 130 successful space missions with zero on-orbit failures.
 
Thales—Moving On Up, Maury To V.P. (Business)
[SatNews] Laurent Maury has been appointed Vice President in charge of Thales's new...
 
Sea Launch... Celebrates 15 Years Of Sending Spacecraft Skyward At Sea With Re-enactment Of Maiden Launch
[SatNewas] ...an impressive accomplishment given that at the time, DemoSat was the largest commercial satellite structure ever to be launched into geosynchronous transfer orbit.
 
NASA Honors Astronaut ...A Name Change x 2 (Renaming Event)
[SatNews] ...the House of Representatives in early 2013 signed the bill followed by the Senate, and the President in January of this year.