Recent North America News
THAICOM 8's Trip From Orbital ATK's Virginia Facility To Cape Canaveral Is Successfully Completed
THAICOM 8 is the second satellite Orbital ATK has built for Thaicom PLC and is based on the company’s flight-proven GEOStar-2™ platform.
ULA Provides Updates Re: OA-6 Anomaly + MUOS V Processing Status
The Atlas V MUOS-5 launch is targeted for early summer; a new launch date has not been secured on the Eastern Range.
OneWeb Petitions The FCC For LEO Satellite Constellation Access To US Markets
OneWeb's non-geostationary satellite constellation will make broadband access available today to many individuals across the world who have limited or no access.
Sky Sailing Stratollites
World View will be accelerating the development and commercial adoption of its “Stratollites”—or, high tech balloons that operate in the stratosphere.
NSR Addresses The Elasticity Of Demand... How To Ensure It Doesn't Snap Back
One of the hottest topics in satellite telecommunications is the concept of elasticity of demand.
Two Ka-Band Prototype Satellites Procured By Telesat—SSL & SSTL To Do The Honors
Telesat has secured priority rights to certain Ka-band spectrum in non-geostationary orbits (NGSO) at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to operate such a constellation.
USAF 2nd GPS III Launch Services Contract Awarded To SpaceX
SpaceX will provide the government with a total launch solution for the GPS-III satellite, which includes launch vehicle production, mission integration, and launch operations and spaceflight certification.
A UAS Traffic Management System Is In The Works
Silent Falcon will be implementing a client that interacts with the NASA UTM.
An Exclusive NavWorx ADS-B Solution For Dallas Avionics
The unit offers three simultaneous display capabilities and provides traffic and weather updates.
DigitalGlobe Signs On New International D&I Client
This agreement brings total commitments from customers for capacity on WorldView-3 and WorldView-4 since the third quarter of 2015 to $355 million
BlackSky And United Nations Join Efforts To Create Constellation That Will Help Mankind
BlackSky and the UN plan to utilize data and images collected from small satellites in revolutionary ways.
First Partner For Thuraya's North American M2M Service Is Named... X2nSat
Working in partnership with X2nSat, Thuraya will now be able to further extend its reach into US markets.
Advantech Wireless And Decibel Technology Make Great Sounds As Reseller/Partners
..."our recent expansion in Southern Asia has led to the need to establish high quality sales and support channels for our products.”
Outerlink Global Has FAA STC Approval and Rings In Bell Helicopters
IRIS combines multiple features currently available from various vendors into one single solution at a fraction of the cost that an operator would pay for each of the components it replaces.
NSR Finds That The Fundamentals For UltraHD Via Satellite Are Strong
The pieces of the UltraHD puzzle are finally beginning to come together—this will drive higher ARPUs, higher leasing revenues, and global growth opportunities long term.
NSIDC's Daily Sea Ice Updates In Hot Water... Issues With The Satellite Data
The special sensor on F-17 is experiencing difficulties, therefore the sea ice time series are temporarily suspended.
KVH's Milestone Exceeds 6,000 TracPhone Satellite Communications Antenna Systems
Since that early market introduction, the company has ramped up to an average of nearly 1,000 systems per year for five consecutive years...
DISA's Name Change Better Reflects True Missions
The 164,000 square foot, $100M facility features a global operations center and also includes a cafeteria and fitness center.
Ball Aerospace Scores Instrument Builds For NOAA's JPSS-3 & -4
Ball Aerospace will manufacture, test and deliver two OMPS instruments, support instrument integration on the JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 spacecraft, and provide launch and post-launch support.