Current Satellite News
January 21st, 2015
How Moog Helped MUOS-3 Slip Into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit
The controller allows for commonality between the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles with a change in firmware rather than hardware.
HughesNet® Gen4 Is Smart ... Enables More For Less Browsing, Downloading + Data Usage
The new Gen4 plans also dramatically increase Bonus Bytes to 50 GB/month, giving customers even more options for staying connected.
Critical Components From ATK Assist In Taking MUOS-3 To Spatial Slot
“ATK continues to provide highly engineered, reliable products to our customers.”—Blake Larson, President, ATK’s Aerospace Group.
NexGen Satellite Propulsion System From Accion Systems Garners $2 Million In Seed Funding
“Our unique propellants and novel manufacturing techniques let us break from slow, expensive aerospace tradition and leverage advances in areas such as 3D printing and nanofabrication."—Natalya Brikner, CEO, Accion.
IT Simplified For Maritime Vessels As Airbus Defence & Space Releases New SkyFile Mail
“All new additions to SkyFile Mail are designed to support our strategy of simplifying and homogenizing on board IT and email administration."—Torre Morten Olsen, Head of Maritime SATCOM, Airbus D&S.
News Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: DivX + Altech Multimedia / Envivio + Bouygues Telecom / Piksel
New product information and broadcasting news of interest to companies and professionals involved in the satellite broadcasting and related industries...
Acquisition Action—InSync Now With ORBCOMM
“InSync is a best-in-class application builder, and their advanced enterprise solutions will help our resellers and solutions providers reduce development costs and time to market."—Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM.
Moving On Up—Michael McCarthy Joins GeoNorth As New General Manager
Mr. McCarthy will largely be responsible for growing GeoNorth’s traditional business and marrying it with the company’s recently acquired remote sensing capabilities.
Marlink Dredges Up Unique VSAT Services For Van Oord Fleet
The flexibility of the VSAT service is unique, as it provides real Committed Information Rates (CIR) and short notice temporary bandwidth increases on request.
Northern Sky Research's Cautious Optimism w/LEO Satellites
This time around, the entry of Elon Musk and Richard Branson as heavyweights contending each other for a piece of the global broadband pie, has prompted a new wave of interest and deep pockets of cash.
Coalition for Space Exploration 2015's New Leaders Are From ATK + Lockheed Martin
...thorough background in Congress, having served in the offices of three senators, and is a U.S. Army veteran with 15 years of military and civilian leadership experience.
Russian Earth Station Hits Pay Dirt w/DataMiner For Satellite TV
Ninety-five percent of the population of Russia, from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, will be able to receive the digital signal.
McMurdo Group To The Rescue...Embraer's E-Jets E2 Equipped w/ Emergency Locator Transmitter
...has a secondary built-in antenna that continues to transmit distress signals in the event the primary external antenna is non-functional during a crash.