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August 18th, 2014
 
 
Air Force Space Command...In General Change Is Good (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] The general's staff assignments include tours with the Air Force Secretariat, the Air Staff, the Joint Staff and the Commander's Action Group at Headquarters Air Force Space Command as Director.
 
NASA..It's Not An Outerspace Disco... Pulsating Light Illuminates Rare Black Hole ...Measures 400x Mass Of Sun
[SatNews] The two light oscillations were like two dust motes in the grooves of a vinyl record on a turntable, like musical beats, they would produce a specific syncopated rhythm..a Latin bossa nova or a tune from The Beatles’ White Album.
 
Orbital's Cygnus™ Travels To 'There' And Back + Takes Out The Garbage... Successful Cargo Delivery To ISS (Service Provider)
[SatNews] Prior to its departure from the station, the astronauts loaded the cargo module with approximately 3,550 pounds (1,615 kilograms) of items for disposal.
 
Arianespace—Galileo's Agenda Is Full (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Arianespace's medium-lift workhorse is "standing tall" in French Guiana—and ready for its Galileo payload—following Soyuz' transfer...
 
U.S. Military + ASC Signal... Four For Three...Four Contracts For A TriFold™ = Worldwide Defense
 “An expanding range of customers in military and civilian government agencies are finding them the right solution to support critical field operations.”
 
Massachusetts Maritime Academy + ATI Systems' ...Buzzards Bay Buzzes With Mass Notification System 
[SatNews]  “Within minutes [the product] provides an instant communication to the cell phones and email accounts of faculty, staff, students, and parents.”
 
Arianespace + Soyuz Flight VS09... Receive Boost Preparing Galileo’s Children “Doresa” and “Milena” For Galileo Launch
[SatNews] Named for children who were among the winners of a European Commission painting competition in 2011, Doresa and Milena are the first in a series of 22 satellites.
 
NASA's Hubble Reveals Galaxies That Have Halos, Are Fuzzy + Resemble Galactic Soup 
Both galaxies in this pair have disturbed shapes and extended soft halos.
 
FCC Seeks Comments About Extending Reports Of Campaign + Advertising Money 
[SatNews] In July, broadcasters completed their obligation to transition all public and political advertising documents from paper form to PDF documents that can be viewed online.
 
Indian Government's New Navigation System Solution For Partner Countries... In Hopes Of Eliminating Vanishing Planes 
[SatNews] ...the importance of such a system was realized when Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines with 239 passengers mysteriously vanished...
 
Tempus Global Data + Logics Specialties, Inc.—Weather To Upgrade For U.S. Government Use (Business)
[SatNews] Tempus Global Data, Inc. has successfully entered into an agreement with Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI) to sell weather...
 
XCOR Aerospace—Breaking The Wall At Midland, Texas (Business)
[SatNews] On August 15th, just feet from the runway which will rocket XCOR® Lynx® customers to space and back, Midland Development Corporation and XCOR Aerospace invited...
 
Conviva + EchoStar Technologies L.L.C.—Packing In Metrics + Analytics (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Conviva has signed an agreement with EchoStar Technologies L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation for their Intelligent Control Platform, which will...
 
Kratos' RT Logic + Idaho National Laboratory—Waveform Validation Exercise (Comms—RPA SUAS | UAS | UAV)
[SatNews] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) has announced that its RT Logic subsidiary has been selected by Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to...
 
Walton De-Ice—Technology Showcase + Product Demos @ IBC2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] Walton De-Ice will showcase its latest Ka-band satellite ESA weather protection solutions, Ice Quake, Rain Quake, and Snow Shield, during...
 
SES, Africable + Media Plus—Sub-Saharan Africa + Brazil To Receive The Benefits (SatBroadcasting™—Capacity—DTH—Slots)
SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) will be delivering DTH broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa...
 
Signalhorn... Executive Team Just Got Stronger ...Two New Appointments (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] He also retooled the company’s sales department and built a strong administrative structure.
 
NSR's Report ...Massive Number Of UltraHD Channels = Lots Of Boxes ... (Reports/Analysis)
a number of satellite operators and DTH platforms, from regions as diverse as North America to South Asia, are investing heavily in UHD content and UHD compatible set-top boxes", adds Crisp.