Current Satellite News
October 7th, 2014
Exelis' New Advanced Imaging System Soon Soars Spacewards
Designed to assist with weather forecast improvements and severe weather early warnings...
Mitsubishi + Moog's Contribution To Heavy Lifting Of A Giant Sunflower Successful Launch of Himawari-8
[SatNews] A huge task is not managed single-handedly, especially true when dealing with launching an enormous vehicle skyward fighting gravity every inch of the way.
Data From Sentinel-1 Satellite Now Available To All Users
“The time has arrived for the satellite to exploit its extraordinary capabilities and start helping users."
ISRO Delays Friday's Launch Of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle...Telecommand System Issue
[SatNews] This will be the third of the seven satellites planned for the formation of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.
ViaSat Makes Waves... New Waveform's Major Performance...Small, Fixed + Mobile L-band Terminals
[SatNews] "Receiving 1 Mbps with a mobile terminal this small pushes the boundaries of performance per cubic inch and creates an opportunity to address unserved and underserved mobile market segments."
Intelsat General...Bringing Radio + Television To U.S. Forces Around The Globe
U.S. military forces will continue to receive AFRTS programming thanks to this contract renewal...
Airbus Defence and Space + Exelis Team Are In ENVI... Access To Imagery
Exclusive image analysis software for ENVI users...
ESA's Rosetta Mission... Finally, A 10 Year Journey Through Solar System Will Land On Comet November 12
[SatNews] Rosetta mission has been conducting an unprecedented scientific analysis of the comet, a remnant from early in the solar system's 4.6-billion-year history.
South African Space Commercial Service Holdings' Do It Yourself Project... A Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite
[SatNews] "This is a fraction of the cost previously paid for satellites fulfilling the same functions."
ORBCOMM's M2M Chassis Tracking Enables Industry To Keep On Trucking
[SatNews] ..."we can track and monitor nearly every type of transport asset—from dry to refrigerated trailers, rail, intermodal containers, gensets and now chassis....”