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Saving Lives Is A Crucial Charter For NOAA
NOAA satellites are part of the international Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking System, known as COSPAS-SARSAT.
Sequestration Squelches Success For U.S.A.F.
“Pilots sitting in a squadron looking out at their airplanes parked on a ramp certainly feels like a hollow force, whether we define it that way or not.—General Mark A. Welsh III, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff.
Space Foundation's Highest Education Award To Be Presented To June Scobee Rodgers...
As Founding Chairman for the Challenger Center for Space Science Education, she has appeared on numerous national television programs promoting innovative educational partnerships.
Complimentary Seminar Dealing With HDMI 2.0 Testing Requirements Being Offered By Keysight Technologies
Attendees will learn about the new testing requirements and what it takes to stay ahead of HDMI physical layer testing challenges.
Packed + Ready To Rocket—Europe's IXV Spaceplane Awaits February 11th...
IXV is an atmospheric reentry demonstrator designed to flight test technologies and critical systems for Europe’s future automated reentry systems on their return from LEO.
Current USMC Challenges Exacerbated By Sequestration
"In a major conflict, those shortfalls will result in a delayed response and/or additional casualties."—General Joseph F. Dunford, United States Marine Corps Commandant.
ESA's Picasso CubeSat To Dig Into Earth's Upper Atmosphere
Picasso is one of a number of CubeSat missions being backed by the In-Orbit Demonstration element of ESA’s General Support Technology Program.
NASA's Sounding Rockets Head Into Auroras
NASA suborbital sounding rockets carrying university-developed experiments were launched into auroras from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska.
More Engagement With Industry Is The Goal Of The NGA, According To Cardillo
"We use geospatial data to analyze questions with scientific methods that give unique perspectives grounded in reality."—Robert Cardillo, Director, NGA.
M2M + Big Data Could Revolutionize Business—Free NSR Webinar Explores The Possibilities...
With the M2M/IoT via Satellite market set to almost reach $2.5 billion by 2023, this active sector continues to grow and evolve with changing requirements affecting opportunities differently in various sectors.
Proton-M Being Prepped For Inmarsat-5F2 Send Off
Now, the Proton-M booster with the Briz-M upper stage and the Inmarsat-5F2 satellite have been delivered to the propellant filling area.
Space Foundation Rewards ESA's Rosetta Comet Exploration Team w/ John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award
ESA-led Rosetta Comet Team's successful, 20-year mission of exploration, which traversed more than six billion kilometers through the solar system...
Twinkle, Twinkle, Exoplanet, How I Wonder Where You Are
Twinkle, a bold and pioneering British mission, will observe more than one hundred known exoplanets and will unveil their weather, history and the chemical composition of their atmosphere.
Settling The EELV Program Diff's 'Tween SpaceX + The U.S.A.F.
Going forward, the Air Force will conduct competitions consistent with the emergence of multiple certified providers.
NOAA Predicts "Historic" Snowstorm For U.S. East Coast—Impressive Satellite Imagery
A blizzard warning currently stands for much of the Northeast and is expected to remain in effect until early Wednesday morning.
DHI GRAS Maps The Floods In Denmark, Courtesy Of TerraSAR-X
The main advantage of using radar satellites such as TerraSAR-X is the ability to acquire images independent of weather and light conditions.
TCAM Team Up By KORE Wireless For Cellular M2M Move
“KORE’s business is all about partnerships in action."—Shane Murphy, V.P. + G.M., KORE Wireless Asia Pacific.
The Power Of The Push For MUOS-3, Delivered By Aerojet Rocketdyne
"Being part of the means that delivers MUOS' state-of-the-art communications capabilities, allowing warfighters to connect from virtually any location around the world, is very satisfying."—Steve Bouley, V.P., Space Launch Systems, Aerojet Rocketdyne.
The Airbus D&S Built SES-12 Satellite Spatial Jump Will Be An Arianespace Affair
The payload of the hybrid SES-12 satellite consists of two distinct but complementary missions...
Siemens' Software Support Assists ULA Launch Of MUOS-3 Satellite
No less than 18 of the top 20 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the aerospace and defense sectors use Siemens PLM software solutions...