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June 25th, 2014
 
 
Dauria Aerospace—A Double Perseus-M Push (Launch)
[SatNews] Dauria Aerospace has successfully delivered two Perseus-M spacecraft into...
 
U.S.A.F. + Lockheed Martin—SBIRS Signing (Satellites)
[SatNews] The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to complete the production of the fifth and sixth...
 
Yahsat—Key Date For Al Yah 3 HTS Is 2016 (Satellite—Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Yahsat plans to launch their third satellite in 2016, extending their commercial Ka-band coverage to an additional 17 countries and...
 
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL)—Setting Sail For A "Clean" Descent (Satellite)
[SatNews]  Space debris is becoming an increasingly worrying problem for the space industry—many space-faring nations are taking seriously their responsibility for the...
 
ATK—Arrays Are InSight (Power—Solar)
[SatNews] ATK (NYSE: ATK) received a contract from Lockheed Martin Space Systems to provide the UltraFlex solar arrays for NASA's InSight Lander mission, which...
 
ESA's Clean Space Lightens Up With 3D Printing
[SatNews] Extremely complex parts can be printed and made as light as possible, but there’s a catch:
 
ASC Signal—Leveraging The Ka-Band Experience (SATCOM—Antennas)
[SatNews] Capping the most successful six months of orders in its history, ASC Signal Corporation has been selected by government and commercial customers around the world to deliver 115...
 
Communications & Power Industries Links With A Hawk...Data Links For NATO's Version Of The Global Hawk
[SatNews] "...dual-axis airborne data link antennas have high-gain capabilities and can operate at extremely low temperatures, which are essential features for. .."
 
iDirect + Cobbett Hill Earth Station (ION)—Higher Performance For Maritime Services Unit (SATCOM)
[SatNews] iDirect has announced that UK-based independent teleport operator—Cobbett Hill Earth Station—is upgrading the network...
 
Avanti Communications + Intermatica—Broadening The Bandwidth (SATCOM—Capacity)
[SatNews] Avanti Communications has announced a new contract with European telco...
 
AST Connections + Thuraya—Top-Up App Debuts (SATCOM)
[SatNews] AST Connections Ltd, (ASTC) has announced that the new IT Applications Development Department, headed up by Andy Smith, AST Group Technical Manager, has launched the first of many...
 
Universal Space Network (USN) + Boeing—Gaining The GX Gateway (SATCOM)
[SatNews] The Boeing Company recently contracted with Universal Space Network (USN) to design, build, operate, and maintain a Mil-Ka Gateway for...
 
University of Colorado + NASA—Sun's Solar Seethings Scrutinization (Satellite)
[SatNews] A NASA-funded miniature satellite built by University of Colorado Boulder students to scrutinize solar flares erupting from the sun’s surface is the latest example...
 
Russia—Early Warning System Spatial Unit Has Gone Astray (Satellite)
[SatNews] The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack...
 
Northrop Grumman + U.S.A.F.—On Orbit Ordeals Okay'd (Satellite)
[SatNews] The protected communications payload built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for the U.S. Air Force's third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite has completed on orbit testing ahead of...
 
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services—Monitor Your Valuable Stuff (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. has announced the immediate availability of SPOT Trace(tm) in...
 
Thales Alenia Space UK—Students Loft 80 Martian Experiments Via Balloon (STEM)
[SatNews] On Thursday, June 19, 2014 the MARSBalloon mission launched 80 student ...
 
ESA ...A Whale Of An Idea...Contemplates Harpooning Derelict Space Hardware
[SatNews] These uncontrolled multi-ton objects are time bombs: sooner or later they will be involved in a collision.
 
RigNet...A New Executive Joins The Company (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] "His deep background in process solutions and automation, coupled with his global management experience,..."
 
Agilent Technologies—Setup Acceleration (Testing)
[SatNews] Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has announced the LTE/LTE-Advanced multi-channel PXI-based test solution, which accelerates the setup of multi-channel test...