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September 18th, 2014
 
 
U.S.A.F.—Happy 67th Birthday (Event)
[SatNews] Today, September 18, 2014, happens to be the 67th birthday of the...
 
Euroconsult—EO Awards Presented During World Satellite Business Week (Event)
[SatNews] Euroconsult has announced the recipients of its annual Earth Observation Business Awards during its...
 
NASA, NOAA + Exelis Geospatial Systems—Weather Forecasting Fortunes (Satellite—Instrument)
[SatNews] NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Exelis, Inc., Geospatial Systems for the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS)...
 
AsiaSat, Globecast + ksat—The Games Are On (SatBroadcasting™—Capacity)
[SatNews] Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) will provide transponder capacity to Globecast and ktsat to support live coverage of the...
 
Advantech Wireless—Smarter Solutions Presented At New Infosite (Business—SATCOM)
[SatNews] Advantech Wireless has launched their digital brand for innovative solutions with offerings for...
 
NOAA—"Brain" + "Body" United (Satellite)
[SatNews] The GOES-R Satellite System Module and Core Module subassemblies were successfully mated and now...
 
Harris Improves NOAA's GOES-R Weather Prognostications... Including Lightning + Xtreme Weather
[SatNews] ...has successfully demonstrated the ability to produce products in five minutes versus the current GOES operational capability of 30 minutes.
 
United Launch Alliance (ULA) + Blue Origin—The BE-4 Impetus (Rocket Engine Development)
[SatNews] United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Blue Origin, LLC, have entered into an agreement to jointly fund development of...
 
Paradigm Communications + IEC Telecom Group—
[SatNews] Paradigm Communications and IEC Telecom Group have signed a distribution agreement for IEC Telecom to distribute...
 
Keysight Technologies—Envelope Tracking + Digital Pre-Distortion Included (RF—Reference Solution)
[SatNews] Keysight Technologies, Inc. has announced a new PXI Reference Solution for...
 
LandWorks—New Capabilities Added (Mapping—GIS)
[SatNews] LandWorks Inc., a developer of land management solutions, has added linear project mapping capabilities to its online Web AutoMapper service, which...
 
Inmarsat's IsatHub Offers Connectivity + Highest Data Rate Of Smartphones + Tablets
[SatNews] Global connectivity for smartphones and tablets is today a reality...
 
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center—A Genuine SAGE Produces Informative Insights (Geospatial Intelligence)
[SatNews] Geospatial intelligence can help commanders to gain better insight about which route to send their troops—a more concealed longer route versus a...
 
SkyWave Mobile Communications—Instant Capabilities For Fleet Management (M2M)
[SatNews] SkyWave Mobile Communications Inc. has reported that a new set of features and reports are now available with...
 
Vislink's NewSwift HD 240 Is The Lightest System But A Heavy Weight Of A Worker (Antenna)
[SatNews] ...antenna is already the lightest system of its kind, but the latest version benefits from better load distribution when mounted to ensure smooth motorised operation across all three axes...
 
Harris Corporation + U.S.A.F. Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)—Additional HoPS Involvement (Business—Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center )SMC) has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) for a 5-year...
 
Northrop Grumman + U.S. Air Force Expands In Triplicate... RQ-4 Global Hawk  + Retrofit Sensors (ISR | Contract $354M)
[SatNews]  ...Multi-INT models carry sophisticated imaging and electronic signals sensors capable of collecting multiple types of intelligence from high altitudes for up to 32 hours.
 
GVF—Maritime Meanings (SATCOM—Event—Glossary)
[SatNews] During the Informa VSAT 2014 conference in London today, the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) announced the launch of its...
 
MIT's New Algorithm... Critical When Avoiding Whirling Trash + Sharp Objects In Zero Gravity (Analysis/Report)
[SatNews] "there's a lot of space trash these days. There are thousands of pieces of broken satellites in space. If you were to send a supermassive spacecraft up there, yes, you could collect all of those, but ..."