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December 9th, 2015
 
 
STPSat-5's CDR Is Completed By Sierra Nevada Corporation For The DoD's Space Test Program
SNC is the prime contractor on the STPSat-5 program, leading the design and integration of this next-generation science and technology demonstration satellite for the DOD.
 
Jovian System Investigation Will Result From Airbus Defence & Space Building JUICE For ESA
JUICE is the first European mission to Jupiter; its overarching theme is the emergence of habitable worlds around gas giants.
 
ChinaSat 1C Launches On The Long March-3B Carrier Rocket
Thursday’s launch is the 220th mission of the Long March carrier rocket series.
 
First Element Of The European Data Relay System Shipping With Eutelsat-9B To Baikonur For January Launch
EDRS-A is the first element of the European Data Relay System, which will collect information from low-orbiting satellites via laser and send it down to Earth in near-real time.
 
NASA's Nodes... Small Satellites To Demonstrate Swarm Communications + Autonom
A first for small satellites, Nodes will demonstrate the ability to receive and distribute commands in space from the ground...
 
VSAT B'band Upgrades From Marlink To Benefit Maridive Group Vessels
This latest contract adds a further five vessels operating in Venezuela and Brazil, while enhancing Maridive’s communication capabilities for business, crew and safety by upgrading to WaveCall Plus.
 
NSSLGlobal + Eclipse Debut A New JV + Also Become An Inmarsat GX VAR
AEROSATCOM will resell Inmarsat airtime (L- and Ka-band) and work closely with Inmarsat on the design, delivery and certification of government aero solutions.
 
New Alpha Satcom 9 Meter, Ku-Band, Low PIM Antenna Debuts
The satellite frequency plan requires the antenna system to operate in such a manner as to provide Low Passive Inter-Modulation (PIM) performance
 
NSR... Fasten Your Seat Belts For A Satellite Traffic Data Explosion
This unprecedented push in data volume via satellite (and thus capacity demand) is driven by both the addition of new Consumer Broadband subscribers and the higher consumption of bandwidth per site
 
Orbital ATK's Latest Cygnus ISS Resupply Effort IS Berthed + Ready For Opening
This is the company’s fourth successful berthing with the orbiting laboratory, and the third under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract.
 
Satcom Direct Achieves Jet ConneX Milestone Over I-5 F2
The service will support high data rate applications in-flight, including streaming YouTube videos and Skype video calls in real-time.
 
Supporting American Jobs...Satellite Industry Association Welcomes Reauthorization Of Export-Import Bank Of The US
Reauthorization levels the playing field and supports American satellite industry jobs and technological innovation.