Current Satellite News
August 12th, 2015
Predictive Analysis Tool From University Of New Hampshire To Assist With Solar Storm Predictions
University of New Hampshire scientists are also using the MESSENGER data to help determine how these magnetic fields might evolve and change direction during their passage to Earth.
ISS Program Updates From Orbital ATK, From ISS Cargo Delivery, Next Year's Cygnus Mission To Antares @ Wallops
“We committed to NASA that we would resume CRS cargo delivery missions as soon as possible under a comprehensive ‘go-forward’ plan after the Antares launch failure last October.”—David W. Thompson, President + CEO, Orbital ATK.
Rockwell Collins' Broadens Their Aviation Comms Portfolio With Acquisition Of International Communications Group
“This acquisition broadens our portfolio of information-enabled avionics by adding ICG’s latest generation of Iridium® SATCOM terminals and smart routers to our existing flight deck and cabin connectivity offerings.”—Kent Statler, Exec. V.P. + COO, Commercial Systems, Rockwell Collins.
Rural Schools In South Africa + Italy Linked Together Via ESA + SES Techcom Services Program
The first eLearning course for the South African teachers was released in March and a number completed the course to familiarize themselves with the technology and its benefits.
U.S. Government Accountability Office Makes Recommendations Regarding The U.S. Air Force's EELV Program
To adequately plan for future competitions and ensure informed decision making before committing to a strategy, it will be important for the Air Force to obtain knowledge about its new acquisition approach and on the launch industry.
For China's First Ka-Band Multi-Spot Beam Satellite, Gilat Will Provide The SATCOM Network
The SkyEdge II-c network will enable high speed fixed and mobile services to be delivered over satellite, including airborne, maritime, train and land mobility throughout China.
ESA + Airbus Safran Launchers Sign Some Serious Contracts To The Tune Of â€‹€2.4 Billion For Ariane 62 + 64
Beyond the contract signed today the total amount for the development of the launcher will be approximately €3 billion ....
NSR’s Nano and Microsatellite Markets ... The Gods Have Been Good To Space Entrepreneurs Lately
The gods have been good to space entrepreneurs lately, showering them with unprecedented amount of venture capital funds on business plans revolving around nano- and microsatellite based operations.
Northrop Grumman Gets Hawkish During Demonstrations Of Mission Management Of RQ-4 Global Hawk ... No Software Change
...seamlessly responded to external requests to dynamically alter its route of flight and sensor functionality, thereby breaking the one-user to one-vehicle paradigm.
Norsat International's Sinclair Technologies Ships Newly Designed Series Of Wideband Enclosed Dipole Antennas
This new antenna series will help streamline manufacturing as we are producing one antenna instead of three to cover the same frequency spectrum.
More Than 10K Members Acquired By The International M2M Council—New IoT Buyers Index Released
"We’re gaining close to 300 new Adopter Members every week, entirely through inbound programs."—Alex Brisbourne, Chairman, IMC.
Cockpit Technologies For Turkey's SunExpress Airlines New 737-800s To Be Supplied By Honeywell Aerospace
"SunExpress is the latest successful low-cost airline to invest in Honeywell's avionics technologies."—Aileen McDowall, V.P., Airlines, EMEAI, Honeywell Aerospace.
Making Market Entrance Is KRYTAR's Compact Broadband Directional Coupler
For many space-restricted applications the compact size makes KRYTAR directional couplers ideal solutions.