Recent North America News
Making Progress In the Nick Of Time... Russia's Progress Hastens To Deliver Hardware, Food + Goodies To ISS
The Russian cargo craft will make 34 orbits of Earth during the next two days before docking...
SKY MEXICO-1 (SKYM-1) Checks Out + Checks Off The 'To Do' List For DIRECTV Now In Orbit
“Orbital ATK not only delivered the satellite four months early, but the satellite mission and in-orbit testing proceeded flawlessly,”
Ball Gives All... Powers On NOAA's JPSS-1 Weather Satellite
The latest milestone means the satellite is moving toward environmental testing by early 2016 with on-time delivery scheduled for late 2016.
Harris' + Exelis' Talent + Technology Collaborate... A New Beginning
“We combined Harris’ and Exelis’ top talent and technology to create four market-focused segments"...
RigNet's Senior VP + CFO To Depart... He Was Celebrated In 2010 As Best CFO + First Place for Financial Forthrightness
"Marty has been a key contributor to RigNet’s success over the past several years, having helped guide the Company through an IPO, two acquisitions and the launch of a new ERP system."
It's An Honor To Reach The Top Of This Hill... Nominations For Space Foundation's James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award
the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration, development and use of space, or ...
Third Time Is Not The Charm As Third Company Has Mishap...SpaceX Explodes w/Supplies + Experiments On Way To ISS...
The good news is that no one died as a result of this launch anomaly
Rocket Lab Is The First For The Kiwis ... Build + Operate An Orbital Launch Site... This Year In New Zealand
“Creating and operating our own launch site is a necessity to meet the demands of our growing customer manifest,”
NASA Accelerates New Horizons Spacecraft... Traveling 32,500 Miles Per Hour... 'Nudges' It Into Pluto's Path
While it may appear to be a minute adjustment for a spacecraft moving 32,500 miles per hour, the impact is significant.
From A Mod To A Technical Refresh, Lockheed Martin Has More Work On AEHF
Needed work on AEHF will be handled by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
Successful Demo By Rockwell Collins Of Their M-Code GPS Receiver In A DAGR Distributed Device
“This demonstration paves the way for the D3 to incorporate the next-generation GPS capability that our GB-GRAM-M provides.”—Mike Jones, V.P. + G.M., Communication + Navigation Products, Rockwell Collins.
The Thermal Protection System For Sierra Nevada Corp.'s DreamChaser Completes Several Tests
“Safety of crew and cargo is most important to our team as we continue to mature the spacecraft design.”—Mark N. Sirangelo, Corporate V.P., Space Systems, SNC.
RigNet Keeps 'em Connected w/Remote Managed Offshore Communications... Southeast Asia Awards Multi-Year Deal
“Remote connectivity is not a commodity service in the markets we serve."
iDefigo Group + KORE Join Forces @ Security Exhibition and Conference To Further M2M Surveillance
“We’re continuing to see growth in this area both nationally and internationally with a number of our security and asset management customers.”
Fair Weather Ahead As Spire Closes Series B Round Of Funding... Plans Expansion Of Weather Sats From 20 To 100+
The latest round of financing comes at a time when the need for advancements in weather and maritime data is at an all-time high.
Military Tests New Comsat With 300 Times The Bandwidth... O3b Networks Demonstrates The Technology
The military has tested a new commercial communications satellite system that potentially offers 300 times the bandwidth of current satellites.
Iridium Pushes Their Go-To-Market Partners Forward
"This is a stellar group of service providers that represent some of the very best across the industry."—Joel Thompson, V.P. + G.M., terrestrial business unit, Iridium.
An Evolution For The Largest Distance Learning Program In Brazil Powered By iDirect
“Government data shows that only about one-third of all children in Brazil make it to the sixth grade."—Rob Kilroy, Regional V.P., Sales, iDirect.
Twenty Years Later, MILSTAR Time Capsule Is Opened @ Offutt AFB In Nebraska
To this day, the MILSTAR mission is still as vital as ever.
Advantech Wireless' New 400W C-Band SSPA/SSPB Brings GaN Into The Mix
The Second Generation of GaN SSPAs empowers broadcasters to deliver their messages while maximizing efficiency and reducing operational cost."—Cristi Damian, V.p., Business Development, Advantech Wireless.