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July 15th, 2014
 
 
Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) + Arabsat—Ku- OK'd With New Satellite (Satellite—Payload—Business)
[SatNews] ABS and Arab Satellite Communication Organization (ARABSAT) have signed a strategic commercial agreement for a multi-transponder, lifetime...
 
UK Space Agency—UK Spaceport By 2018 (Government)
[SatNews] The UK’s bid to become Europe’s leading space nation took a giant leap forward on July 15th as the government revealed the eight locations now under...
 
RUAG Space—The Importance Of Bela To BepiColombo (Satellite—Instrument)
[SatNews] The planet Mercury is to be 3D mapped by a European laser altimeter—on board the BepiColombo space probe, the BepiColombo Laser Altimeter (Bela) will...
 
KNS, Inc.—Two Variants Debut (SATCOM—Antenna)
[SatNews] KNS, Inc. has launched their C-band 2.2m satellite antenna in two variations:  Z Series for users who want fast Internet access at sea and S Series to...
 
NOAA + ATK—Magnetometer Makes Major Milestone (Satellite)
[SatNews] The Magnetometer instrument that will fly on NOAA's GOES-R satellite when it is launched in early 2016 has completed the development and testing phase and is ready to...
 
MTN + Technip Go Deep To Enable Crews + Technicians To Communicate On The Blue (SatCom)
[SatNews] “We have to complete many actions from our vessels while they are operational, such as critical project updates, 24-hour purchase requisitions back to shore, and live underwater video streaming.”
 
EUMETSAT—Setting Up SADCA (SATCOM)
[SatNews] New EUMETCast data receiving stations have been installed in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, all under...
 
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA—Acquiring Minds Want To Know... An Unnamed Company (Business)
[SatNews] MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a business that includes radar and...
 
Here's Looking @ Earth—This Brings Moisture To Your Eyes (Imagery—NASA)
[SatNews] Soil moisture—the water contained within and between soil particles—is an important part of Earth’s water cycle and is essential for plant life, and...
 
ORBIT Communications—Technology Presentations @ Farnborough Airshow 2014 (Event—Comms)
[SatNews] ORBIT Communication Systems will showcase its new line of airborne...
 
Space Foundation—Nominations Now Open For The Space Technology Hall Of Fame (Event—Award)
[SatNews] The Space Foundation is now seeking nominations for induction into the prestigious...
 
Star Navigation Systems Group—Moving On Up... Bringing Four Execs On Board (Business)
[SatNews] Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SNA)(OTCBB:SNAVF) ("Star" or the "Company") has announced the...
 
Secure World Foundation + Institut français des relations internationals—Scrutiny Of Interference (Conference)
[SatNews] On Thursday, October 9, 2014, the Secure World Foundation (SWF) and Institut français des relations internationals (IFRI) will co-host an event on radio frequency interference...
 
WORK Microwave—Technology Presentations + Demos @ IBC2014 (Event—SATCOM—SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] At IBC2014, WORK Microwave will showcase a wide range of advanced satellite communications technologies that support...
 
AVCOM Of Virginia Makes News... By Delivering The News Faster + Lighter (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Electronic news gathering products are downsizing— portability and reliability are crucial.
 
Kratos + U.S. Army Agree... Talks Drone On
[SatNews] Not a bad week, so far, with two announced contracts in two days totaling over US$38M.