Current Satellite News
April 30th, 2014
UPDATE: Airbus + Arianespace + Republic of Kazakhstan...Success At Last, KazEOSat-1 Achieves Orbit (Launch | Earth Observation)
[SatNews] It was a long process, with three delays, but at last victory.
ORBCOMM + SpaceX—Nexgen OG2's Prepare For Their May Event (Launch)
[SatNews] ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) will launch six next generation OG2 satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida aboard a dedicated SpaceX Falcon 9...
Thales Alenia Space—U.K. Bound With New Subsidiary (Business)
[SatNews] Thales Alenia Space is further expanding its presence in Europe with the creation...
UK Space Agency—Shaping The Space Sector For The Future (Government—Policies)
[SatNews] The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has released two new policies that...
SSL + Arianespace...Prep For Aussie's Optus 10 (Launch)
[SatNews] ...built with the flexibility to augment the Optus fleet and assure the highest level of ongoing service where it is needed the most.
Lockheed Martin—Orion Shakes It Up... (Spacecraft Testing)
[SatNews] Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and NASA engineers have verified that the Orion spacecraft successfully passed an important environmental test called...
NetComm Wireless + Kanematsu Communications—Going Into Entry Mode With New Agreement (M2M)
[SatNews] NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) has signed a wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) distribution agreement with Kanematsu Communications Limited, wholly...
IsoTropic Networks + TTcomm—Joint Efforts To Result In Global Service Footprint (SATCOM—Business)
[SatNews] TTcomm, the largest provider of VSAT communications services in eastern and central Europe and Zbierski Endeavors, owners of IsoTropic Networks, a US-based VSAT communications provider, have...
HISPASAT—IGNIS Demo Concludes (SATCOM)
[SatNews] The IGNIS innovation project, spearheaded by Spanish satellite telecommunications operator HISPASAT, has concluded with a final demonstration combining...
Gilat Satellite Networks—Technology Showcase @ AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2014 (Event)
[SatNews] At AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2014, Gilat will highlight its flight-proven BlackRay...
Avanti Communications + TelOne—Of Internet Interest For Zimbabwe (SATCOM)
[SatNews] TelOne, the Zimbabwean national telco, has announced a satellite broadband ...
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)—Microsatellite Musings (Feasibility Studies—Microsats)
[SatNews] The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded five contracts to Canadian industry to perform feasibility studies on...
Vishay Intertechnology... No Refus-ing This Hi-Rel Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors With Fuse for Military / Aerospace Systems
[SatNews] the devices' built-in fuse guarantees protection at 5 A for 10 ms and is optimized to ensure activation while avoiding false triggering.
NASA Receives The First OCO-2 Satellite...To Measure Carbon...Not Footprints... But Gas (Launch)
[SatNews] But the locations and identity of the natural "sinks" absorbing this carbon dioxide currently are not well understood.
VSAT Latin America 2014...Presents A Financial 'Goal' ...Untapped Revenue Maritime Service Providers @ FIFA World Cup™ (Event)
[SatNews] ..."With the World Cup on the horizon, this is a fantastic chance for satellite companies to deliver new services, which allow ....”
Eutelsat + Wireless Innovation...Distribution Agreement Is On The Beam With Multi-Spotbeam, High Capacity Satellite
[SatNews] Its spotbeam configuration enables frequencies to be reused 20 times and takes total satellite throughput..