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A Lofty Project Now In The Arianespace Launch Zone
Flight VS11's passengers—built by OHB System, with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. supplying their navigation payloads—are the third and fourth Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites in the Galileo program.
Airbus Defence & Space' PeruSat-1 To Be Launched By Arianespace In 2016
The first satellite of this type to be operated by Peru, it will be placed in Sun-synchronous orbit.
Collaboration 'Tween TeamCast + Integrasys For CID Insertion + Monitoring
“Integrasys has been working actively on Carrier ID initiative since 2013 supporting IRG."—Alvaro Sanchez, Sales & Marketing Manager, Integrasys.
Elara Communications, An iDirect Partner, Honored As Among The Best Mexican Companies
“Elara Comunicaciones has long demonstrated the type of vision and leadership necessary to make it among the best companies in satellite.”—Rob Kilroy, Regional Vice President, Americas, VT iDirect.
Grupo Pegaso Selects Hughes Network Systems...JUPITER™ To The Rescue + Closes A Digital Divide
“Internet access is a basic ingredient for economic and social development,”
WTA Announces Three Winners Of 2015 Teleport Awards for Excellence...The Winners Are...
The teleport, operational since 1987, provides access to over 200 geostationary satellites.
Gilat Satellite Networks Announces It's Alive...SkyEdge II-c High-Throughput Satellite
"...By using our satellite network, they could connect the next million people, at one third the price and in a fraction of the time.”
Two Galileos Getting Set To Go
This upcoming mission is designated Flight VS11 in Arianespace's numbering system.
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: Integrasys' Satmotion SNG Does Away With Real-Time NOC and Broadcaster Coordination Necessities
Intregrasys has designed an easy to use tool for Line-Up automation, inspired from the well-known Satmotion VSAT auto-commissioning.
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting's THOR 7 is Topped Off By Arianespace
The THOR 7 satellite was topped off in the Spaceport's S5 payload preparation facility...
Getting Galileo Gassed Up
After their fueling and final check, the pair of satellites will be in launch configuration.
Thales Alenia Space + Omnisys Inaugurate Joint Space Technology Center = The Inauguration Of Concrete Actions + Partnerships
"All of our actions are designed to enable the Brazilian space industry to manufacture its own low-orbit satellite within three to five years."
Sicral-2 Joins THOR 7 In French Guiana For Arianespace Launch
On Ariane 5 Flight VA222, Sicral 2 is to be joined by THOR 7, a communications satellite for Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc).
Gilat Satellite Network's Largest Contract Has Been Received...
"Gilat is committed to a fruitful collaboration with Fitel on this project as well as on future initiatives."—Erez Antebi, CEO, Gilat Satellite Networks.
Sicral 2 Safely Settled @ Guiana Space Center For Launch In April
Sicral 2 is one of the basic building blocks in Italian-French defense cooperation.
Arianespace' ISO 50001 Energy Plans For Guiana Space Center Now In Place
Arianespace is the first company in French Guiana to deploy this type of initiative.
Argentinian Satellite Tracking Station For Chinese Moon Missions Gets The O.K.
Argentina will be able to access the antenna at least 10 percent of the time to develop research projects under a deal between the two countries.
Landsat 8 Captured A Do-Over Of Colima Volcano... Makes An Ash Of Itself + This Time It's Taller
...but residents were still warned to remain at least 5 kilometers away from the volcano.
A Safe + Successful Journey For Thor 7 To Korou For Earth Departure In April
“With the launch of THOR 7, TSBc looks forward to further extending our position in the market and expanding our regional coverage.”—Morten Tengs, CEO, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting.
Telenor's Thor 7, SSL-Built Satellite Getting All Containered Up For Travel To Kourou For Launch
“The satellite built by SSL will deliver a very bandwidth efficient and flexible service for major shipping routes and recreational vessels.”—Morten Tengs, V.P. + CEO, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting.