Current Satellite News
June 4th, 2015
Lockheed Martin Is GOES'ing Into Environmental Testing
“NOAA’s GOES satellites are our nation’s weather sentinels and are vital to our severe storm prediction and warnings.”—Tim Gasparrini, V.P. + GOES-R Series program manage, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
NASA Scrubs June 4 Low Density Supersonic Decelerator ...aka Flying Saucer... Launch
...result in unstable wind conditions near the surface...
Christmas Island Receives Trunking Service From SpeedCast Via O3b Networks GEO SATCOM
SpeedCast will provide CIIA with high throughput, low latency connectivity, enabling the first broadband Internet access experienced on the island.
Approved Status By Inmarsat For Paradigm Connect Terminals For Use Over GX Network
“Our Connect100 and Connect100T both hit the size and efficiency sweet spot for GX."—Jon Godfrey,G.M., Paradigm.
IPSAT Garners New Hughes Hub + Remote Terminals For Broadband Satellite System
“The new system will enable IPSAT to grow its business in Malaysia and other ASEAN countries, such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Indonesia.”—Bahram Pourmand, Exec. V.P., International Division, Hughes.
South Korea To Now Receive Iridium Products + Services Via The Arion Communication Company
Arion will be reselling Iridium Pilot, powered by Iridium's OpenPort® broadband service.
Quality Healthcare In Benin, Africa, Via SES' / SES Techcom's SATMED
"Thanks to satellite technology, we are now in a position to assist in improving both the speed and quality of healthcare services in rural and remote regions."—Gerhard Bethscheider, Managing Director, SES Techcom Services.
Hughes 9450-C11 Terminal Enables Inmarsat's BGAN M2M Service To Go Mobile = Internet Of 'Everywhere'
..."enables cost-effective fleet management and fills the substantial gaps in wireless coverage pertaining to overall driver safety.”â€‹
Thales Alenia Space Belgium Feels The Electricity As They Ready For Mars In ExoMars 2018 Program
Its aim is to study the surface and sub-surface of the planet Mars using a rover that will land on the surface.
COM DEV's Newly Expanded European Facilities To Work On New Ferrite Switch Contract + Latest Acquisition Is Completed
"These ferrite switch network assemblies are complex and demanding and it is one area where the UK has a strong lead, not only in Europe but also across the world."—Rob Spurrett, President, Systems Division, COM DEV.
Terran Orbital Home Of Small Satellites Takes A Big Step + Opens First Tyvak International Office In Turin, Italy
In the past 10 years, the global satellite industry has more than doubled to a $195.2 billion dollar business.
New Cybersecurity + Research Facility Opened By Raytheon
"This new center is important part of the company's strategy to support our customers and expand our global cyber security business."—David Wajsgras, President, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services.
SES + CANAL... Kick Off Test + Hope To Score w/Final Champions League Match In Live Ultra HD On ASTRA
“Since last year, we have conducted and successfully completed a series of test transmissions that encourage us to continue..."
Northern Sky Research Headquarters Moves to Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Main Corporate Office transitioned from Wilmington, Delaware to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Throughput Acceleration With Telestream's New Lightspeed K80 Server
Lightspeed Server can be used alone, clustered to increase capacity, or added to an existing Vantage ecosystem.