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July 7th, 2014
 
 
Arianespace + Soyuz... Ready For O3b's Four More... Shut The Door (Launch)
[SatNews] ...With this step completed, all was ready for the purpose-built 53-meter-tall mobile gantry to be moved into position around the launcher...
 
iDirect Government Technologies (iGT)—Higher Throughputs + Increased Bandwidth Goodness (SATCOM)
[SatNews] iDirect Government Technologies, Inc. (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), has released their iDX 3.2.3 software, which meets the military...
 
Dauria Aerospace + Roscosmos—Google Glass This Ascent (Launch)
[SatNews] ... with the support of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is launching its DX1 satellite on board a Soyuz 2-1b rocket. The launch...
 
Boeing + NASA... Most Powerful Rocket Ever Built Will Take Humans Deeper In Space...Passes CDR (Rocket Construction)
[SatNews] “Our teams have dedicated themselves to ensuring that the SLS, the largest ever, will be built safely, affordably and on time,”
 
Arianespace, RUAG Space, O3b Networks + European Space Agency—A Fairing Engagement, A Cluster Confab + Lemaître Integration (Business + Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] [SatNews] RUAG Space has won a major payload fairing contract from Arianespace, O3b + ATV preparations continue...
 
Iridium Communications + International Maritime Organization (IMO)—NEXT Evaluation For Those In Distress (SATCOM—Regulatory)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) has announced that its application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the provision of mobile satellite ...
 
Thales Alenia Space Italia, Airbus Defence and Space, ESA + JAXA—Bet Your Bepi (Satellite Testing)
[SatNews] The European spacecraft BepiColombo, built by Airbus Defence and Space as prime contractor, is undergoing final functional tests at the Thales Alenia Space plant in Turin, Italy—the satellite will then...
 
Inmarsat + Spectra Group UK—How Civil Of Them (SATCOM)
[SatNews]  Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) and Spectra Group UK have launched L-TAC VHF for...
 
ViaSat + Eutelsat—A First... A Bridge Of Satellite Connectivity (SATCOM—Business)
[SatNews] ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) and Eutelsat (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have entered into a pioneering agreement that will enable service access and roaming on each...
 
Eutelsat—A Matter Of Degrees (Satellites)
[SatNews] Following the successful launch of the EUTELSAT 3B satellite on May 26, the company has announced that the...
 
Iridium Communications + SpaceX—Dispensing Details (Satellites)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) and SpaceX have announced the successful completion of...
 
KVH Industries + Videotel—Acquiring Minds Wish To Know (Business)
[SatNews] KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) has acquired Videotel, a producer of...
 
NSR—Beyond Deep Water For SATCOM (Webinar)
[SatNews] There's a free NSR Webinar coming to a platform near you on July 30, 2014, starting at 10:00 a.m., EDT—Energy Markets via Satellite...
 
U.S.A.F.—2nd Special Ops Squadron Makes Its Move (RPAs)
[SatNews] The 919th Special Operations Wing welcomed the 2nd Special Operations Squadron, its remotely piloted aircraft unit, to...
 
Space Systems/Loral  + HISPASAT...Collaborate To Complete A True Multi Purpose, Multi Nation Satellite (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] “Our companies share a focus on quality, reliability and value and we look forward to teaming together again to build an outstanding satellite.”
 
Orbital Sciences—Heading Into Space On July 11th (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Orbital has established July 11, 2014 as the targeted date for the launch of the Orb-2 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), the second operational cargo...
 
SES Broadband Services (SBSS—Astra Connect)—Pilot Project Funded (SATCOM)
[SatNews] SES Broadband Services (SBBS) has announced that the company's Astra Connect solution will be used as part of a pilot program to connect homes and businesses in the UK ...
 
EOMAP—Direct Access Now Available (Imagery)
EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG has launched the EOMAP Web Store where clients have direct access to global water quality and...
 
Quantum + EU SatCen—A Place For Data To Call Home (Imagery)
[SatNews] Located in Torrejón de Ardoz, in the vicinity of Madrid, Spain, the European Union Satellite Centre (EU SatCen) (known as SatCen), is an...
 
OnAir's First...What Do You Offer A Customer Flying Between Europe + The Americas ... GSM + Wi-Fi (SATCOM)
[SatNews] ... is the leading airline on routes to and from Europe and Latin America, with the most flights and destinations between the two continents.
 
NASA + European Space Agency (ESA)—Trace Gas Orbiter To Talk To The Robots (Satellite—Comms)
[SatNews] The first of two NASA Electra radios that will fly aboard the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars has been delivered for...
 
Thales Alenia Space—A HIPPO Launch (SATCOM)
[SatNews] launched the new European project HIPPO (High-Power Photonics for Satellite Laser Communications and On-Board Optical Processing), entailing the...
 
ESA's Rosetta's Fly By Closest Approach To 'Senior' Lutetia...Four Billion Years Old (OSIRIS)
[SatNews] This ethereal image shows a stunning sliver of large main-belt asteroid...
 
XCOR Aerospace Acquires Space Expedition = XCOR Space Expeditions (Business Moves)
[SatNews] ... commitment to being "the most active space flight company in the world" through a marked increase in integrated sales activities and multiple wet lease operation.