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August 26th, 2014
 
 
UPDATE...ESA, OHB Systems + Arianespace—Continuous Efforts To Resolve Anomaly Underway @ ESOC (Post-Launch—Satellites)


[SatNews] Work at ESA’s ESOC control center continues relentlessly in attempts to resolve the anomaly that has...
 
NASA—The Decline Of TRMM (Satellite)
[SatNews] Rani Gran of NASA's Goddard Flight Center has reported that the pressure readings from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission's (TRMM) fuel tank in early...
 
NewSat + MEASAT—Payload Prepped + Ready To Perform (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] NewSat has announced that MEASAT has confirmed the MEASAT-3b satellite, which will host the Jabiru-2 payload, is scheduled for launch...
 
DigitalGlobe—WorldView-3's First "Looks" (Satellite—Imagery)
[SatNews] The DigitalGlobe blog has posted information regarding the first images from the company's recently launched...
 
NASA—Drought Solutions Soon To Be Offered From Space (Satellite—Monitoring)
[SatNews] Approximately 60 percent of California is experiencing “exceptional drought,” the U.S. Drought Monitor’s most dire classification—the agency issued the same...
 
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) + SpaceX—AsiaSat-6 Launch Date Deep Six'd For Now (Launch Postponement)
[SatNews] The launch of AsiaSat 6, the newest communications satellite of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), has been...
 
2wcom—Technology Showcase + Product Debuts/Demos @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] One year has passed since the previous visit of 2wcom to IBC and the company is returning for this year's event in Amsterdam and would like to...
 
Albis Technologies—Technology Showcase + Product Debut/Demos @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Albis Technologies has introduced the SceneGate(tm) 8073, an entry-level OTT and IPTV set-top box (STB) capable of...
 
Entropic + Wistron NeWeb—Partner Pride (Business—SatBroadcasting™—Award)
[SatNews] Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR) has received the 2013 Outstanding Vendor Award from Wistron NeWeb Corporation (WNC), an...
 
Lockheed Martin + Electro Optic Systems Pty. Ltd.—ID'ing Space Debris (Business)
[SatNews] Under a new strategic cooperation agreement, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Electro Optic Systems Pty Ltd. are developing a new space object tracking site...
 
ViaSat—New MSS Terminals Are Attracting More Than Just Attention (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Customers are starting to place advance orders for the nexgen Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) terminals from...
 
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)—Investing In Nine Contribution Agreements (Earth Observation)
[SatNews] The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will help Canadian industry develop new...
 
C-COM Satellite Systems + Japan Satellite Communications (JSC)—Emergency Help With The Push Of A Button (SATCOM)
[SatNews] C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) has announced that a number of its iNetVu® systems have recently been deployed in...
 
Signalhorn + KCA Deutag—Drilling Down To The Basics (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Signalhorn has been awarded a contract extension by KCA Deutag, one of the...
 
GVF + IRG Offer Sessions... Sharpening Your Tools To Safeguard Your Transmission Operation (Event | IBC)
[SatNews] ..."companies are striving to instill best practices across their operations, ensuring they can reduce errors and enjoy uninterrupted service. "
 
NSR...Is Fishing Industry's Satellite Connectivity A 'Catch + Release' Notion Or A 'Keeper'? (Reports | Analysis)
[SatNews] But, the industry should not expect the fishing industry to be the ‘next big fish for satellite connectivity without a radical shift in technology or the fishing industry itself.
 
IHS Technology...Saturation Of Global Pay-TV Market To Decline While MENA Grows
[SatNews] Worldwide market revenue for pay-TV STB CA technology will decline to $1.9 billion in 2018, down from a peak of $2.2 billion in 2015...
 
Nanyang Tech University ...This ZigBee Is A BusyBee... Equipped With Inter-Satellite Comms System


[SatNews] To estimate the range of inter-satellite communication in free space, the team applied a link budget analysis based on the Friis transmission equation, deriving...
 
Asian Television Network Looks Alive With Five Channels From India + Pakistan To Canada's Rogers Cable 
[SatNews] "I am sure our subscribers will enjoy a variety of programming available on these channels from India and Pakistan."
 
Boeing + NASA's ISS Docking System...It's Important To Be Compatible In Space...Approved + Ready To Roll In 2016
[SatNews] The docking system includes a new design that will enable current and future spacecraft to latch onto the ISS at one of two International Docking Adapters...
 
BCC Research's Remote Sensing... Sense This... Market Projected To Be $12.1B By 2019 (Analysis / Report)
[SatNews] ...today remote sensors have applications in fields as varied as archeology, border monitoring, hydrology and freshwater resources, oil and mineral exploration, and urban and suburban planning.