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July 21st, 2014
 
 
United Launch Alliance (ULA) + Air Force Space Command—ANGELS To Be Carried Aloft Via Dual GSSAPs (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] All work is progressing on schedule toward the United Launch Alliance (ULA) launch of the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-4's launch, set to lift off on July 23rd at...
 
RUAG Space—Breaking Up Is Hard To Do... Until Now... (Spacecraft—Instrument)
[SatNews] The European space freighter “Georges Lemaître” is ready for its trip to the...
 
Raytheon—France Takes First, U.S. Takes Second, UK Third, In Student Rocket Competition (STEM)
[SatNews] The U.S. student rocketry team, sponsored by Raytheon Company, captured second place in the 2014 International Rocketry Challenge in...
 
European Space Agency's Rosetta Approaches.... A Rubber Ducky With A Body + A Head?
[SatNews] "The images faintly remind me of a rubber ducky with a body and a head."
 
Russia—Oko-1 Early Warning Satellite Replacement Expected By Q4 (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] According to the Kommersant newspaper, "product 14F142" is on the launch schedule by Russia for...
 
Space Systems/Loral + DARPA—New Capabilities For GEO Missions (Satellite—Hardware)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate the flight hardware for a new capability...
 
Space Systems/Loral + NASA—Attention To An Asteroid—Updated (Concept Study)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) is one of the companies selected by NASA to study system concepts and key technologies for NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission, which is...
 
Thomson Video Networks—Technology Showcase @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Expect to see webTV, OTT (Over-The-Top), and IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) delivery technologies showcased at IB2014 by Thomson Video Networks—as consumer demand...
 
Liquid Telecom + Eutelsat—Sub-Saharan Africa Attention (SATCOM—Business)
[SatNews] Liquid Telecom, a data, voice and IP provider in Africa, is stepping up resources leased from Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) to meet increasing demand for IP...
 
Integrated Microwave Technologies + TV A Crítica—HD Capabilities Strengthened (Microwave—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division has signed a deal to provide a range of wireless microwave...
 
Altegro Sky Group—Acquiring Minds Wish To Know... Moskovsky Teleport (Business)
[SatNews] AltegroSky Group is entering new market segments of satellite communications which will enable the provisioning of...
 
Broadpeak—Technology Showcase @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] As a provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming technologies, Broadpeak helps cable, IPTV, OTT, hybrid TV and mobile operators around...
 
NASA’s Aqua Captures 102 Uncontrolled Fires + Cauliflower-Shaped Clouds (MODIS)
[SatNews] ...tall, cauliflower-shaped clouds that billowed up above the smoke.
 
SatService GmbH—Bringing Signal Management Under Control (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] SatService Gesellschaft für Kommunikationssysteme has debuted their sat-nms SMU Signal Management Unit for...
 
Thales Alenia Space + Iridium's® NEXT Constellation Beams With Welcome Receptions (81 Antennas)
[SatNews] Once mounted on a satellite and in orbit, the 48 spot beams from each antenna will collectively cover an area roughly the size of the United States.
 
Globecast... Casts Complete Connectivity Coverage For Content Services (Event | Content Services)
[SatNews] ...coverage solutions using satellite capacity, global fiber backbone and CDN networks, the company’s content preparation expertise ensure its clients’ content is correctly packaged and formatted for delivery, regardless of platform and location.
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—SATCOM Support Contracts For SSC Pacific + More (Business)
[SatNews] The Department of Defense has announced that Alutiiq Pacific LLC,* a small business based in Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a potential $23,221,444...
 
NSR's Satellite Capacity Report...Plays Catch Up With Supply = A Healthy Indicator (Analysis/Report)
[SatNews] Nearly every satellite being launched will carry traditional Ku-band, thus adding 1500 transponders of just Ku-band by 2017.