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Department of Defense (DoD)—Gambling With National Security, Big Time (Sequestration—Report)
[SatNews] Defense Department officials have released a report that documents the cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held...
 
SpaceX + NASA—Dragon Departure Now Set For The 18th (Launch)
[SatNews] NASA and SpaceX have confirmed Friday, April 18th, as the date for the next launch attempt for the Falcon 9 rocket to send the Dragon spacecraft on...
 
Space Systems/Loral + SKY Perfect JSAT—Two To Be Built (Satellites)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected to provide two communications satellites to SKY Perfect JSAT...
 
MTN Government—An Advisory Board Of Strength  (Business)
[SatNews] MTN Government (MTNGOV), a subsidiary of MTN Communications (MTN), has announced the formation of an MTNGOV Advisory Board with...
 
Gogo—Low Profile, High Bandwidth (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) has announced the next step in its technology roadmap for...
 
Agilent Technologies—Designed For RTSAs (Spectrum Recorder + Analyzer)
[SatNews] Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has announced the availability of the option RTR, the industry’s first real-time spectrum recorder and analyzer...
 
Comtech EF Data—Addressing A Broad Satellite Modem User Range (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Comtech EF Data Corp. has introduced two new entry-level satellite modems, the...
 
Boeing—Live Video Tagging Added (Geospatial)
[SatNews] Boeing [NYSE: BA] has upgraded its DataMaster geospatial data management software with real-time text-tagging of live streaming video, improving...
 
ATK + ULA—Signing On For EELV Hardware (Business—Launch Vehicle)
[SatNews] ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy...
 
Space Foundation—Space Technology Hall Of Fame Honorees (Event)
[SatNews] A global satellite-based search-and-rescue system, and an image-guided surgical robot will be the 2014 inductees into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame®, which recognizes...
 
Telenor Connexion Recruits A New VP Of Operations (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] This recruitment, along with recent acquisitions and an added services offering, signals...
 
SST-US—Technology Showcase + New Spacecraft Debut @ GEOINT 2013* (Event—Satellite)
[SatNews] Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) has introduced the Surrey V1C color video-imaging satellite, a new compact design with high-quality imaging at sub-one-meter ...
 
exactEarth + SRT plc—Track This (AIS)
[SatNews] exactEarth Ltd. has concluded a mutually exclusive agreement with SRT plc (SRT), to develop and commercialize technology that will for the first time enable low power AIS...
 
DARPA—For Remote Warfighters, High Speed Wireless Nets, Courtesy Of UAVs (Comms)
[SatNews] Missions in remote, forward operating locations often suffer from a lack of connectivity to tactical operation centers...
 
Exelis—Technology Showcase @ GEOINT 2013* (Event—ISR)
[SatNews] Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will showcase a full range of ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), analytics and critical networks solutions during the GEOINT Symposium at ...
 
DeLorme—InReach's New EXPLORER Outreach (SATCOM)
[SatNews] DeLorme has announced the upcoming launch of its newest product, inReach Explorer, which incorporates...
 
DigitalGlobe + MDA—Combining Satellite Resources (Imagery)
[SatNews] DigitalGlobe, Inc., (NYSE: DGI) has announced they will cooperate with MDA to offer combined optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite data solutions to...
 
NASA+ SpaceX... Sign To Really Take Off From This Historic Launch Pad
[SatNews] "...we're preparing for our deep space missions to an asteroid and eventually Mars.
 
DARPA's Phoenix Steps Up To New Terrestrial Paradigm ...New Challenges + More
[SatNews] ..."but also validated the concept that we could build new satellites on orbit by physically aggregating satlets in space...”
 
ASD Reports...A Global Forecast That Covers Ten Years ...Changes For Military + Commercial Services
[SatNews] ...analyze factors that influence demand for military satellites, key market trends and challenges faced by industry participants.