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June 28th, 2017

Major Move into Satellite Servicing by SSL MDA and Finance Technology Leverage
On orbit satellite servicing will provide operators with the ability to enhance the existing use of space assets through life extension, inspection, and repair.   Full Story

After 36 Years MDA Announces Retirement of SSL's President and New Executives
his leadership in satellite design and manufacturing and set the groundwork for future growth based on innovative thinking and technical excellence.   Full Story

Arianespace Burns Through Five Tons of Fuel Per Second to Launch Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN and GSAT-17
... burning five tons of fuel per second the Arianespce Flight VA238 took off.   Full Story

Capacity Restored by SES from their AMC-9 Satellite
By late evening on Sunday, June 18, 2017, the majority of the traffic had already been restored.   Full Story

Satellite Serial Production Initiated by OneWeb
The 4,600 square meters Toulouse facility will serve to validate the production methods necessary to manufacture high-performance satellites...   Full Story

Florida Is Blue As Blue Origin Decides to Open Production Facility in Alabama
bringing with it $200 million in investment and 342 new jobs, the Huntsville Madison County Chamber of Commerce said in a press   Full Story

Arianespace Is In the Zone, the Launch Zone for Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN and GSAT-17
and they realize the importance of keeping up a good pace, but certainly never to hurry and compromise the safety and ...   Full Story

Catching Lightning in a Bottle — Arizona State University's Innovative Project
ASU’s Pulsed Plasma Thruster Team caught lightning in a bottle recently — as long as a vacuum chamber counts as a bottle.   Full Story

Harris' Army of One as They Name Retired Brigadier General Head of Middle East Operations 
responsibilities include many aspects and battlefield management systems to include tactical radio systems, satellite systems, electronic warfare ...   Full Story

First VINCI® Engine Flight Model Production Underway by ArianeGroup
VINCI® is the re-ignition motor of the upper stage of Ariane 6 which has been successfully tested more than 120 times...   Full Story

Space Foundation's Highest Honor — General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award — Nominations Now Being Accepted...
the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration....   Full Story

IBC2017 Registration is Now Open...
IBC207 will be hosting more than 1,700 exhibitors across 15 halls — this event showcases the world's...   Full Story

NSR's 14th Edition of Their Global Satellite Capacity Supply and Demand Study Has Now Been Released...
The study finds that despite a decline of over $2 billion in annual FSS leasing revenues (driven by both C- and Ku-band declines), the industry will...   Full Story

LeoSat Joins the Collaborative Efforts for Satellite for 5G Efforts
As part of an ESA “Satellite for 5G initiative” foreseen over the 2018 to 2020 timeframe and beyond, ESA and the European space industry will work...   Full Story

Multi-Transponder Deal for ABS with Telecom Satellites TV for DTH in Africa
The new platform is scheduled to be launched on July 25, 2017, and will be distributed on ABS-3A satellite's Africa beam...   Full Story

Space Data Association Welcomes Latest Brazilian Member and Availability of Version 2.0
With an increasingly congested space environment, they have felt that joining SDA is an important step to secure the future of space safety ...   Full Story

EUMETSAT's 87th Session Results Include Extending Jason-2 Operations and Contracts to Deploy EPS' Second Gen System
The Council also welcomed Ireland as the 16th Participating State in the   Full Story

Speedcast Customizes Job Tapping This Lady's Talents as the New Vice President of Global Marketing
to best use this lady's talents Speedcast has created a new job title for her.   Full Story

ETL Systems Involved with Timeline Television's First UHD Uplink Truck
Timeline Television decided to build the RF1 as a six camera UHD production truck that is also able to operate as a communications vehicle...   Full Story




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