Recent North America News
United Launch Alliance Involved With NASA Again — Mars 2020
The Mars 2020 rover mission is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program.
Obtain Your SSPI Future Leaders Dinner Tickets Now...
This event will occur on the first night of the NAB2016 New York Show.
The SpaceNet Open Data Initiative Debuts
SpaceNet is a collaboration between DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, and NVIDIA and the imagery is now freely available as a public data set on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS).
Truck Tracking Technology Time
L.J. Rogers has selected ORBCOMM Inc. to provide their asset tracking solution.
Smallsat Market Sized Up
The report covers all the major trends and technologies playing a key role in the smallsat market's growth over the forecast period.
Future-Casting By Lockheed Martin At The University Of Colorado Boulder
The $3 million sponsorship by Lockheed Martin, spread over four years, will establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems.
Facebook Satellite Launch Set For September Third
Facebook is a major client for this upcoming AMOS-6 satellite and has capacity booked through Eutelsat of Paris.
Space Systems Loral's Success...Sends Intelsat 36 Up And Opens Solar Array Panel
Intelsat 36 will begin firing its main thruster later today in order to propel it toward its final geostationary orbit.
A RockSTAR Enters Russia
RockSTAR and RockFLEET are designed to deliver precise GPS coordinates over the Iridium network, supporting the safety of thousands of Russian remote workers and maritime vessels.
Arianespace Passes Readiness Milestone Launch Less Than A Day Away
Today's readiness milestone, held prior to each Arianespace mission from the near-equatorial launch base, confirms the heavy-lift vehicle and its dual-satellite payload are flight-ready....
Double Deployment Delivery Success For Arianespace
This mission was the 73rd successful Ariane 5 launch in a row.
SpeedCast Racks Up Another Feature... Addition Of Global Xpress Services For Global Government
GX is the world’s first globally available mobile broadband service from a single operator to deliver seamless, secure, high-speed connectivity on land, at sea, and in the air from a single operator.
SPAWAR Turns To ViaSat To 'Pump Them Up'... US Navy's UHF Satellite Communications Network
... maintaining the long-term viability of proven UHF systems; ensuring Navy warfighters have ongoing support and access to proven communications technology when in the battlespace.
Commercial Space Ventures "Take Off" — A Dentons Focus
At present, United States Government review processes tied to the launch licensing framework—such as the Payload Review process—are limited to payloads launched from the United States.
L-3 Cincinnati Electronics How A Team Can Launch A Rocket On A Secret Mission
The AFSPC-6 mission carried satellites for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) to identify and monitor potential threats in geosynchronous orbit...
NASA Says 'Hello Again, Where Were You?' To Its Sun Watching Stereo-B Satellite
NASA never gave up, but still, when the satellite reappeared after a 22 month hiatus, or whatever, they were pleasantly surprised.
RigNet Throws Out A Net To Capture A Contract... Software As A Service For Offshore Fleet
The end-to-end connectivity solution includes RigNet’s deployment of CrewWifi, a SaaS offering, over the existing managed services.
NOAA/NASA's Suomi Satellite Shoots It Out In Wyoming
Currently 22,448 acres, the Maple Fire grew an additional 6,233 acres yesterday.
Honeywell Certifies...Inmarsat's NexGen GX Aviation JetWave™ Makes a Big Splash
...airlines, business aviation operators and leading aircraft companies can offer high-quality connectivity even at 40,000 feet, using a single network from a single provider.