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April 3rd, 2014
 
 
U.S. Strategic Command—In Spite Of Spending Cuts, Defensive Joint Information Must be Maintained
[SatNews] As concerns persist that sequestration spending cuts will continue to stress the human element of U.S. Strategic Command's capabilities, the United States must implement and maintain a defensible joint...
 
ULA,  DoD + U.S.A.F...Something Old + Something New... Both Went Up Into The Blue!  (Launch Weather Satellite)
[SatNews] For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting...
 
Arianespace + Thales Alenia Space—Sentinel-1A Driven To Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] Arianespace has delivered on its primary mission to support Europe with guaranteed and autonomous access to space, successfully orbiting the Sentinel-1A...
 
Intelsat + CANAL+ OVERSEAS + RRsat—Expansion Evolutions (Capacity—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews]  Intelsat S.A., (NYSE: I) and CANAL+ OVERSEAS have renewed and expanded a multi-transponder, long-term agreement on Intelsat 903 and RRsat has also signed a new agreement...
 
Department of Defense—Increased Risk Levels For Some Missions, Thanks To Budget Cuts (Sequestratin)
[SatNews] The Pentagon will need additional resources if the United States wants to remain a global leader through defense strategy, and the current budget request for ...
 
NOAA—DMSP-19's Importance (Launch)
[SatNews] The liftoff of the latest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) spacecraft will, ultimately, lead to more data flowing into NOAA’s weather models that...
 
NASA + Space Station's Small Shapes + Sizes In Satellite Suite... (Nanosatellites)
[SatNews] Putting the tiny satellites into orbit from the space station isn't as simple as shoving them out an airlock.
 
NASA's International Space Station Ducks Debris...Moves Upward To Let Garbage Pass Underneath
[SatNews] This is the second time in less than three weeks that the ISS had to dodge space junk.
 
Adtec Digital—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] At Adtec Digital, they've been busy upgrading our Compression and IRD industry leading products—during NAB 2014, visit the firm's booth at SU-7602 and speak...
 
GVF—Fourth Regional Episode Set To Occur (Event—Comms)
[SatNews] The GVF Oil & Gas Communications Brazil 2014: Big Oil, Big Data: The Deepwater Ocean Expanse conference (O&GCommsBrazil 2014...
 
Globecast—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] At NAB 2014, Globecast is highlighting Globecast XN, a key element of its suite of solutions for broadcast clients—Globecast XN allows users to...
 
Newtec—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Next week at NAB 2014, Newtec invites all to come and discover Newtec Dialog®, a new SATCOM platform—visit the company at...
 
Integrated Microwave Technologies—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) will present Alvin Taveras, IMT Business Development Manager, Sports...
 
Superior Satellite Engineers, Viking Satcom + SES—A Proper Grounding For SES-6
[SatNews] Culminating a multi-year effort, Viking Satcom and Superior Satellite Engineers have begun deploying ground station equipment in support of SES’s new satellite at...
 
KVH + Euroconsult—Lead In Maritime VSAT Market Share Increases (Business)
[SatNews] The mini-VSAT Broadband service from KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) increased its dominance of the maritime VSAT market according to the latest edition of ...
 
NASA—LADEE To Engage In An Impactful Event (Spacecraft)
[SatNews] NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft is gradually lowering its orbital altitude to continue making science observations prior to its ...
 
Optus + Australian Department of Defence—For Ops Support + C&C (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] Optus has signed a $19.5 million contract with the Australian Department of Defence, extending its current relationship in delivering managed professional satellite...
 
AsiaSat... Uses An Enormous Footprint To Step Up Pashto Coverage (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] ...serves the large Pashto-speaking population in Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Middle East, and others by the satellite’s enormous C-band footprint.
 
Sentinal-1A... Launch A Satellite + Open A Door...Opportunities With Copernicus Masters
[SatNews] 2013 was the competition's most successful to date, having garnered 144 submissions from 23 European countries, an increase of 35 percent from the previous year.