Home >> News: October 8th, 2018
Current Satellite News
October 8th, 2018
 
 
Critical Design Review (CDR) Passed by NOAA's JPSS-2 Satellite
JPSS-2, or Joint Polar Satellite System-2, will join NOAA-20 in a series of polar-orbiting satellites to monitor the Earth’s atmosphere, land and oceans...
 
The Space Foundation's 35th Space Symposium Now Accepting Abstracts for Presentation Papers
Much like the main Symposium program, Tech Track will include featured speakers and a series of 20 minute "tech talk" presentations selected from...
 
New Horizons Spacecraft Trajectory Tweaked for Ultima Thule Flyby on New Year's Eve
At 4.1 billion miles (6.6 billion kilometers) from Earth, Ultima Thule will be the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft. New Horizons itself was...
 
SpaceX's NightLight Launches SAOCOM 1A Satellite and a Successful Return of Falcon 9  
Flying both constellations along the same orbit supports a rapid response by providing SAR information in emergency situations.
 
Newtec's Modems are the First to be Successfully Tested on Telesat's LEO Satellite
Newtec’s modems were installed for the project at Telesat’s Allan Park facility in September. Telesat expects to conduct live phase 1 LEO testing...
 
Viasat's Multi-Mission Terminal Proven Battlefield Ready During 2018 Saber Strike Exercise
With the Saber Strike field validation, Viasat's MMT is now battlefield-validated for immediate use and purchase across all U.S. and other Five Eyes (FVEY) military branches,...
 
The FCC Updates and Outlines their Take on the Proposed C-Band Restructuring
Chairman Pai reminded delegates of the FCC’s recent work and said, “The FCC has been extremely aggressive in making more airwaves available for...
 
Major Operational Milestones Successfully Attained by Sky and Space Global
SAS was awarded a Research and Development (R&D) grant for approximately A$500,000 to initiate a project into Machine to Machine (M2M) device innovation...
 
Now Appearing @ Satellite Innovation: Kencast's Fazzt Platform for Smallsat Constellations
Fazzt combines a highly secure, feature-rich platform with exceptional delivery reliability to ensure applications perform flawlessly for customers...