Current Satellite News
July 9th, 2014
Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US)—Five Demo Payloads Planned For OTB (Satellite)
[SatNews] Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) has announced that its Orbital Test Bed (OTB) satellite will carry five demonstration payloads for a...
Arianespace + O3b Networks—Set For Send-Off + Upper Composite Composited (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Arianespace’s second Soyuz launch at the service of O3b Networks has been approved for liftoff tomorrow from the Spaceport in French Guiana on a flight to...
Boeing Defense, Space & Security + Intelsat—Going For The 9th One (Satellite Build)
[SatNews] Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build the Intelsat 35e Epic Next Generation satellite for Intelsat, marking Intelsat’s ninth order for a...
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL)—TechDemoSat-1 Attains Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has announced the successful launch of TechDemoSat-1, an in-orbit technology demonstration mission for...
Russian Ministry of Defense's Angara-1.2ML Delivers A Dummy (Launch)
[SatNews] [this]...launch system is a task of particular national importance.
Avascent—Acquiring Minds Wish To Know... Obtaining Futron's SS&T Biz (Business)
[SatNews] Avascent has acquired the satellite, space, and telecommunications businesses of Futron Corporation, a provider of...
Newtec—Technology Presentations + Product Debut @ IBC2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] For the first time at IBC, Newtec will be showcasing its efficient, flexible and scalable...
Northrop Grumman + NATO Perform Largest Test... Unified Vision 2014 That Includes Global Hawk (Analysis/Reports)
[SatNews] "It was great to see how existing airspace procedures enabled the seamless integration of a NATO AGS into European airspace for this trial."
Aerojet Rocketdyne + Ball Aerospace & Technologies Set The Stage For NASA
[SatNews] The upper stage would allow launch vehicles to deliver spacecraft and payloads to further destinations in space that are otherwise not possible with existing launch vehicles alone.
SkyTrac’s Overdue Notification, Erring On The Side Of Caution (M2M)
[SatNews] This simple feature can dramatically enhance situational awareness of global flight operations and radically increase search and rescue response time in worst case scenarios.