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October 16th, 2014
DIRECTV 14's Voyage To French Guiana From SS/L Is Accomplished For Arianespace Launch
“DIRECTV 14 shows our commitment to the latest in satellite technology..."
EIAST Completes KhalifaSat's 'Home Grown' Design... First to be Designed + Built in the UAE
In order to achieve all of the new features for the satellite, the company has plans to develop several new technologies.
Airbus Defence + Space's MEASAT-3b Goes Operational...the 34th Eurostar to Press the Boundaries
Together, they will make up Asia's most robust Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite television neighborhood.
UPDATES Ariane 5 Lifts Off With Intelsat 30 and ARSAT-1 Brings DIRECTV + Space Communications to Argentina
The launch is now underway following Ariane 5’s liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana, burning 5 tons of fuel per second.
Airbus’ Silicon Carbide Telescope Identifies Landing Site on Comet 67P
[SatNews] The telescope is part of a cutting-edge Osiris camera, which provides extremely precise pictures for Rosetta’s lander.
Mobile Deployable Comms Conference Is Upcoming...
The conference will address the key topics of CIS networks and tactical communications, C4ISR standardization and much more...
New HTS Will Pack COM DEV Int'l Ka-Band Equipment
"...it leverages our expertise in Ka-band communications and is our first contract on a new satellite platform..."
Two Army Vets Will Each Receive Raytheon Scholarships Of $10K
"The Raytheon Patriot Scholarship honors and aids military heroes who have selflessly served their country."
ScheduALL's Power Of Self-Provisioning Spotlight @ SATCON
Self-Provisioning Power will be on display at SATCON...
Demo'ing @ CCW 2014 Will Be Artel's Media Transport Solutions
Artel's DigiLink platform is designed specifically to meet their needs for easy-to-deploy media transport solutions.
HISPASAT Provides an Out for OUTtv in Europe... Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual + Transgender Channel    
The gay-lifestyle television channel OUTtv has chosen a satellite operator...
Scientists Name The 45-Meter Boulder On Rosetta’s Comet After An Egyptian Pyramid
Rosetta began its close observation phase on October 10 at just 10km from comet 67P...
Five Times More Data Savings For 4K UltraHD Video Optimization
“Our progress on HEVC optimization will help operators prepare for Next Generation HD video and help reduce the amount of video data traffic dramatically."
KVH Receives $19 Million Order for FOG-based Navigation Systems
[SatNews] Tactical navigation systems integrated with fiber optic gyros and GPS provide armored vehicle crews with improved situational awareness.