Recent North America News
Departing the ISS — Six CubeSats
These smallsats were pushed out of the ISS via the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD)
From France to Florida... Eurostar's SES-10 is on its Way for SpaceX Launch
SES-10 is the 45th satellite based on the Eurostar E3000 platform and the tenth to use electric propulsion for station-keeping.
ULA's L-1 Launch Tomorrow USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 One of the Nation's Highest Priority Programs
L-1 update of SBIRS mission... missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness.
KVH Upgrades and Plans to Include IoT and OneWeb
initiating an upgrade to mix high-throughput capacity from geostationary and low Earth orbit satellites into its network that will triple the current speeds.
ViaSat's New Satellite ...A Step Closer to Becoming First Global Internet Service Provider
ViaSat’s crown jewel stands 25-feet high, about 10 feet wide and, once its solar panels deploy in space, it will have a wingspan of 150 feet.
NASA's Astronaut Gene Cernan Last Man to Walk on the Moon Dies "Perhaps the Brightest Moment of My Life"
"Those steps up that ladder, they were tough to make," Cernan recalled in a 2007 oral history. "I didn't want to go up. I wanted to stay a while."
NASA's Earth Observatory Reveals Cambodia's Incredibly Shrinking Forests
Cambodia has one of the fastest rates of forest loss in the world. In broad swaths of the country
eMarketer's Surprising Growth Estimates For Worldwide Video Audience
Number of digital video viewers will climb to 2.15 billion this year
Global Eagle Entertainment Plays Cricket ... Gains Worldwide Rights
Matches can (and do!) last for days, the players wear woolly jumpers, and games often break for high tea on the village green.
ULA NROL-79's Launch Date Troublesome... Working to Resolve Atlas V Booster Issue
... actively working to resolve Atlas V second stage booster issues discovered during vehicle testing.
SES Discloses New Owner of AMC-3... GEE Now We Know
Since then the curtain has been pulled back, press releases issued and the satellite fleet operator has been identified as...
SpaceX's Successes... Launches Iridium's NEXT Satellites and the Booster Returns
...the new satellites will be positioned near a current generation satellite, each moving at approximately 17,000 miles per hour as testing begins.
Iridium's NEXT Generation Celebrates Launch of First 10 Satellites
the new satellites will be positioned near a current generation satellite, each moving at approximately 17,000 miles per hour
Pathfinders For NASA
Through this contract, Tyvak will handle the design, integration, testing and operations support of up to four different payloads, selected by NASA for four separate missions.
NSR Goes to a Higher Place... Above Controlled Airspace
Who are the main players and what is their development roadmap?
PanGeo Alliance Obtains PCI Geomatics Support
PCI Geomatics is working closely with teams from Deimos Imaging to ensure support for...
SpaceX Prepares Falcon 9 for Launch and Landing... Just Read the Instructions
...valued at $492 million, it was the largest single launch deal ever engaged.
SES Does Some Heavy Lifting of O3b's Debt... $1.4 Billion
Since acquiring the remaining shares in O3b, SES has refinanced the entire $1.4 Billion of gross debt at a materially lower average funding rate.
Xplore Technologies and CLS America...Take One Tablet and Feel Better About Global Communications
“Thorium X now allows people to stay connected via satellite 100 percent of the time, and at a fraction of the cost of satellite phones.”