Recent Regulatory/Government News
Space Dynamics Laboratory, Utah State—Parameters For Spatial Particles (Patents)
[SatNews] Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued it a patent for a new...
Harris Corporation—Certification Received Up Through Top Secret Info Level (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received Type-1 National Security Agency (NSA) certification for...
Northrop Grumman + U.S. Navy— CANES Do... (C4ISR)
[SatNews] The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) full...
The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology...Coming Soon
[SatNews] The facility is designed according to the highest satellite manufacturing global standards and specifications.
NASA — “Green” Propellant Experiment... Test GPIM In Spacecraft ...Possible Alternative to Highly Toxic Hydrazine
[SatNews] The Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) will test the Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate fuel/oxidizer mix, a very high-performance, non-toxic rocket fuel...
Arianespace + European Space Agency (ESA)—Additional Galileo Guarantees (Business—Launch Services)
SatNews] Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA), acting on behalf of the European Commission, had convened at the Guiana Space Center, European spaceport, to...
ONE CONNXT...Really Connects With Broadcast Quality Video Transport When It's "Done Right" (IBC | SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] ....will be featuring how it delivers broadcast content utilizing its proprietary conditional access system designed with throughput optimization that literally “cleans up” Internet connections.
European Space Agency, SSTL, OHB Systems + Arianespace—Galileo All Fueled Up and Awaiting Push Off (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Final functional testing of Europe’s twin Galileo navigation satellites has been completed at...
China—Gaofen-2 Climbs To Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] China has successfully launched its most advanced Earth Observation (EO)...
Avionica—FAA OKs ATS STC (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Avionica has announced the FAA issuance of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for satLINK MAX, the industry’s first...
Keysight Technologies...It's A First... User-Extensible Frequency Domain Analysis For Real-Time Oscilloscopes
[SatNews] ..." requires frequency domain analysis beyond the out-of-the-box application capabilities, customers can immediately customize and ...”
ITC Global Keeps Satellite Communications Smooth Sailing for Harkand’s Fleet of Offshore Vessels
[SatNews] The Viking Poseidon, one of Harkand’s vessels, is currently working on the Hess Tubular Bellsfield, performing an installation and field commissioning project in 1,300M+ water depth...
Air Force Space Command...In General Change Is Good (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] The general's staff assignments include tours with the Air Force Secretariat, the Air Staff, the Joint Staff and the Commander's Action Group at Headquarters Air Force Space Command as Director.
NASA..It's Not An Outerspace Disco... Pulsating Light Illuminates Rare Black Hole ...Measures 400x Mass Of Sun
[SatNews] The two light oscillations were like two dust motes in the grooves of a vinyl record on a turntable, like musical beats, they would produce a specific syncopated rhythm..a Latin bossa nova or a tune from The Beatles’ White Album.
Orbital's Cygnus™ Travels To 'There' And Back + Takes Out The Garbage... Successful Cargo Delivery To ISS (Service Provider)
[SatNews] Prior to its departure from the station, the astronauts loaded the cargo module with approximately 3,550 pounds (1,615 kilograms) of items for disposal.
U.S. Military + ASC Signal... Four For Three...Four Contracts For A TriFold™ = Worldwide Defense
“An expanding range of customers in military and civilian government agencies are finding them the right solution to support critical field operations.”
Arianespace + Soyuz Flight VS09... Receive Boost Preparing Galileo’s Children “Doresa” and “Milena” For Galileo Launch
[SatNews] Named for children who were among the winners of a European Commission painting competition in 2011, Doresa and Milena are the first in a series of 22 satellites.
NASA's Hubble Reveals Galaxies That Have Halos, Are Fuzzy + Resemble Galactic Soup
Both galaxies in this pair have disturbed shapes and extended soft halos.
FCC Seeks Comments About Extending Reports Of Campaign + Advertising Money
[SatNews] In July, broadcasters completed their obligation to transition all public and political advertising documents from paper form to PDF documents that can be viewed online.
Indian Government's New Navigation System Solution For Partner Countries... In Hopes Of Eliminating Vanishing Planes
[SatNews] ...the importance of such a system was realized when Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines with 239 passengers mysteriously vanished...