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August 4th, 2014
 
 
NASA—Devastating Drought Decimating California Water Resources (Imagery)
[SatNews] In its weekly report issued on July 31, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported that 82 percent of the state of California was in an extreme drought and 58 percent was in...
 
Russia—Reprise of "Lost In Space" For Foton-M (Satellite)
[SatNews] Russia’s Federal Space Agency has decided to leave its scientific satellite Foton-M on orbit for two month as ...
 
Boeing + Orbital Sciences' Statements Regarding Their Participation In GPS IIF Launch
[SatNews] The creation, build, and subsequent launch of a satellite is not an independent endeavor—interesting insight follows a successful launch, today we hear from...
 
European Space Agency—Scientific Mission Is Initiated (Satellite)
[SatNews] Seven months after launch, and following extensive commissioning, ESA’s Gaia satellite is ready...
 
Iridium Communications—A Model Of Engineering Wherewithal's NEXT Demo (Satellite)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) has delivered the first satellite engineering model for...
 
Lockheed Martin—MUOS Progresses To Final Testing Phase (Satellite)
[SatNews] The fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite in the launch order is progressing in its final testing phase...
 
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL)—A Spatial Selfie (Satellite)
[SatNews] Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has taken the 'selfie' phenomenon to new heights as a spacecraft has taken a photo of itself to...
 
International Launch Services (ILS)—Moving On Out...Twenty-Five Percent Staff Cuts (Business)
[SatNews] International Launch Services (ILS) has announced a staff reduction “to align better with our current level of business...
 
Russia—Defunct + Decaying Craft To Accept Earth's Atmospheric Cremation (Satellites)
[SatNews] Two defunct Soviet-era satellites will fall to Earth on Monday evening, according to...
 
Turkey On The Verge...Breakthrough In Construction Of Satellites
[SatNews] Turkey is on the verge of a breakthrough in communications, intelligence and surveillance satellites.    
 
NovaWurks™Grows Space Based Services With New Chief of Advanced Concepts (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] ...with his deep experience he will use the company's technology to showcase how commercial and government entities can benefit from the technology and have access to space more efficiently and...
 
KORE Wireless—Technology Showcase + Presentation @ MobileTech 2014 (Event—M2M)
[SatNews] KORE Wireless is joining the upcoming MobileTech 2014 conference, which will showcase a range of innovative technology solutions across a...
 
Commercial Spaceflight Federation—Moving On Up, Stallmer To President (Business)
[SatNews] The Commercial Spaceflight Federation has announced that Eric Stallmer has been...
 
Russia + European Space Agency—Decision On ESA Inclusion Set For December (Government)
[SatNews] A final decision on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) participation in Russia’s lunar program will be taken in December 2014...
 
NASA—Observing Improvements (Microshutter Arrays)
[SatNews] NASA technologists have hurdled a number of significant challenges in their quest to improve a revolutionary observing...
 
Berg Insight—Cargo Counting (M2M—Report | Analysis)
[SatNews] According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active tracking devices...
 
Dow-Key® Microwave Corporation—Switch Is On For Qualification...
[SatNews] Dow-Key® Microwave Corporation has debuted their 511H-Series high power T-switch, which has been qualified and supplied to...
 
e3 Systems, Kymeta + Airbus Defence + Space...The New Flat Is Where It's At ... Mega Yacht Antennas
[SatNews]  This new technology is being developed to create solutions for the whole mobile world, and also in space, but with the initial focus on solutions for mega yachts
 
isola—Predicting Attributes For RF, Microwave + Millimeter-Wave Laminate Materials (RF—Software Tool)
[SatNews] Isola has announced a free Impedance and Power-Handling Calculator that predicts the design attributes for microstrips and striplines based on the design’s target...