Recent Regulatory/Government News
ILS' Proton M Does Its Job + Launches Inmarsat-5 F-3 ... First High-Speed Mobile Broadband Service w/Single Provider
I-5 F3 will cover the Pacific Ocean Region and will, together with Inmarsat-5 F1 and Inmarsat-5 F2, create the world’s first globally available, high-speed mobile broadband service, delivered through a single provider.
UPDATE: Erika Blows Over + ULA Reschedules Launch Of MUOS-4 Launch... Tuesday, September 2
Governor Rick Scott of Florida issued a state of emergency Friday as Tropical Storm Erika headed toward the state after killing at least a 20 people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica,
U.S. Air Force + U.S. Navy Ready For Tuesday's Liftoff Of MUOS-4
This next generation narrowband satellite communications system will provide significantly improved and assured communications for mobile warfighters.
Khrunichev Telecom Announces News Launch Info Center ... Rich In Information
Re: reception, documentation and visual presentation of information i.e. launches of Khrunichev-manufactured launch vehicles and status of payload injection into target orbits.
Advantech Wireless Releases VR7400 VSAT Terminal For SatBroadcasting™
...optimized to achieve high-performance and quick response times, and are easy to configure and integrate with any video camera, encoder or decoder equipment.
A GAMPing Good Report For ORBCOMM
ORBCOMM’s Euroscan products passed a thorough audit by the European Institute for Pharma Logistics (EIPL), to further support its compliance with GAMP 5 guidelines.
SSL's Contract From U.S. DARPA Dragonfly Program ... Robotics Self Assemble Large Satellites While In Orbit
..."to demonstrate our advanced robotics capabilities with a mission that has the potential to transform the way satellites are built.”
Inmarsat's Transformational Launch ... Successful Send Off - It Is The Internet Of Everywhere
“We have been working towards this day ever since we announced plans to create the Global Xpress constellation in 2010..."
NexGen Rocket Engine Tests for NASA's Space Launch System Have Now Been Successfully Completed
Four RS-25 engines will help power the SLS core stage during launch.
Almost Time To Launch ULA's Atlas V For U.S. Navy's MOUS-4
"With OVI, the team developed an innovative process that provides safer and more efficient launch processing of the Atlas vehicle.”
Arianespace Gathers Momentum For Galileos Going, Going + Gone To Orbit Event
The two spacecraft to be orbited by Arianespace on Flight VS12 will be the fifth and sixth OHB-built satellites.
ISRO Launches An 'Onam' A Gift To India... Improved Communications w/India's Largest Satellite Antenna
The cuboid-shaped satellite includes a first-of-its-kind S-Band unfurlable antenna with a diameter of six meters, ISRO's largest antenna ever made for a satellite.
ARABSAT BADR-4 Is Better For RTI ... Bigger Appetites Can Enjoy On A Smaller Dish
"We are thrilled to bring RTI to our viewers to enjoy a very original and native attractive African content."
Copernicus' Sentinel-1A Reveals The Fastest Moving Glacier In The World Has A Cow
Icebergs are often so large that they cannot float away easily. They remain, sometimes for years, stuck on the bottom in shallower areas of the fjord...
Inclined Satellites... How Additional Driver Training Can Drive Costs Down ... From GEO To Inclined Sats
Unfortunately, the COMSATCOM services needed to operate these remote vehicles can get expensive—especially considering the way the military...
The Military Tactical Communications Summit Is Serious Stuff w/Training In Town Hall Forum
...where thought leaders and key policy-makers across U.S. military and U.S. civilian organizations can come together for actionable discussions and debate.
NASA's Marshall Center Has A New Direction Thanks To A New Director Of Center Operations
...he had already spent a decade as a Navy officer, serving at sea and in the Pentagon, seeing the world and even seeing war.
Israeli Youth Participate In A Satellite Building Contest
So far, some 20 applicants have submitted video entries via ISA's Facebook page presenting their devices.
Fires In The Northwestern U.S. Captured At Night By Suomi NPP
This image was acquired in the early morning local time on August 19 with the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi NPP satellite.