Recent North America News
Orion Ready + Set to Roll to Launch Pad @ Kennedy Space Center
“We’re ready to launch it into space and test every inch.”
Aerojet Rocketdyne Propels + Pushes GPS IIF-8 Satellite Upwards
Propulsion included an RL10A-4-2 upper-stage engine, a dozen attitude control thrusters and six helium pressurization tanks.
Developing: Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Explodes, One Deceased
Scaled Composites conducted the powered test flight, which suffered a catastrophic anomaly.
KRYTAR Announces New Compact, Ultra-Broadband 4-Way Power Divider
This new 4-way power divider lends itself to emerging wireless ultra-broadband designs and many test and measurement applications.
Sold Out — GTX. Corp.’s Initial Q1 2015 SmartSoles Delivery Spoken For
The wearable technology, in partnership with Atlantic Footcare, is currently on backlog ordering.
Superyachts Safety + Security On KVH + Videotel's Minds
“Superyachts require fully certified crews for maritime operation and all those serving onboard must comply with regulations and be aware of their responsibilities.”
Artel Video Systems @ CC@ 2014 With Broadcast Media Transport Solutions
Artel Video Systems will demonstrate its comprehensive solution for transporting broadcast-quality media.
High Power Ratings Over A Wide Temperature Range For Vishay PTN Series Resistors
The PTN series offers low noise of < -25 dB, low voltage coefficients of 0.1 ppm/V, and voltage ratings from 75 V to 200 V.
Orbital's Latest Launch Explosion Update...
A significant amount of debris remains on the site and it is likely substantial hardware evidence will be available to aid in determining root cause of the Antares launch failure.
Emerging Markets Communications' Vote of Confidence from the African Union With Renewal + Expansions
In addition to renewing services for these sites, the African Union added an additional eight international locations, for a total of 28 global sites.
MISHAAL Aerospace Wins Another Contract...Outernet is All In With Their Small Sats
...wants to offer a mobile service from a constellation of Cubesats sent to Low Earth Orbit to provide news, education and emergency alerts to the 60 percent of humanity who do not have access to it.
Harris Delivers—in Just 28 Months—Aireon's First Flight Payload for Global Air Traffic Surveillance System
...satellite production line will complete a total of 81 satellites for the constellation, including 66 low-Earth orbit operational satellites, six in-orbit spares, and nine ground-backup spacecraft, over the next three years.
UPDATE: Orbital Sciences...Antares Rocket's Catastrophic Failure, Total Loss, No Casualties—AIB Formation Initiated
An extremely rare and catastrophic incident took place shortly after liftoff...
Ramping Up Capacity For The Northeastern U.S. Gas Fields
"...it is clear that this bird [Amazonas 2] has a tremendous presence and HISPAMAR has been a great partner in expanding our reach in the gas and oil space."
ATK's Major Roles In GPS IIF-8 Launch
“The Atlas V and GPS programs encompass the scope and scale of ATK’s highly engineered products and affordable innovation."
Planatary Resources...Never Say Die...Optimism Reigns
[SatNews] But in a message that he cheerfully ended with "Onward, upward and live to fly another day!", the Redmond company's CEO and self-described chief asteroid miner said...
Elbit Systems to Supply Satellite-on-the-Move Systems to Canadian Armed Forces
The contract, awarded by Rheinmetall Canada Inc., stipulates the manufacturer provide the ELSAT 2100 SOTM.
C-COM's Antennas Save Antelopes in Africa + Other Wildlife in the Great Limpopo
A rhino is killed every eight hours as its horns have become more valuable pound for pound than gold and this relentless slaughter threatens it survival.
Sophisticated One-Stop-Shop For Maritime Comms
The partnership will extend maritime IT services, increasing process efficiency by closer integration of IT and SATCOMs.