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A Collaborative Effort at 55.5 Degrees West For HISPASAT + Intelsat
The two operators will continue to co-locate Intelsat's Galaxy 11 satellite and HISPASAT's Amazonas 1 satellite at this position until the end of 2015.
 
QuickSkids For Faster O&G Offshore Connectivity Developed By EMC...
Rig and vessel operators that prefer not to use the communications provided by a company owner can install their own using QuickSkid...
 
Sensor Payloads To Be Developed By Northrop Grumman For SBIRS #5 and #6
"We are committed to reducing cost and payload development cycle times, while still providing exceptional data to our military and intelligence stake holders."
 
Fresh From An Ariane 5 Launch, SSL's Built Intelsat 30 Is Performing Post-Launch Maneuvers As Planned
With deployed solar sails, all is going according to plan...
 
China's Wenchang Satellite Launch Center Now Complete... Next Step, Get A Rocket, A Satellite + Then Launch 
[SatNews] As the new center faces the sea to the south and east, there is also no danger of debris from launch vehicles falling into residential areas.
 
Oil Exploration + Production Space-Based Monitoring Activities For MDA...
Detection and tracking the movement of oil on water through all weather conditions, 24 hours a day
 
Gilat's Free Webinar Reveals How Mobile Operators Can Be Fast + Far Reaching
how can coverage be profitably extended to the most remote areas? Quick answer is satellite backhaul.​
 
Kacific to Bring Broadband to Kiribati's Most Remote Islands
The agreement comes just as the Pacific island nation plans to privatize its state-owned telecommunications service.
 
AMSAT Wants You — Design The Next Generation of CubeSat Satellites
Ideas should be based on the CubeSat platform, the standard through which AMSAT will look for launches in the foreseeable future.
 
Hosted Payload Alliance Plays Host + Addresses 18 Progressive Topics in Satellite Communications
... a conversation with key government officials to discuss what goes into the Assessment of Alternatives (AOA) when it comes to ...
 
DIRECTV 14's Voyage To French Guiana From SS/L Is Accomplished For Arianespace Launch
“DIRECTV 14 shows our commitment to the latest in satellite technology..."
 
EIAST Completes KhalifaSat's 'Home Grown' Design... First to be Designed + Built in the UAE
In order to achieve all of the new features for the satellite, the company has plans to develop several new technologies.
 
Airbus Defence + Space's MEASAT-3b Goes Operational...the 34th Eurostar to Press the Boundaries
Together, they will make up Asia's most robust Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite television neighborhood.
 
UPDATES Ariane 5 Lifts Off With Intelsat 30 and ARSAT-1 Brings DIRECTV + Space Communications to Argentina
The launch is now underway following Ariane 5’s liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana, burning 5 tons of fuel per second.
 
Airbus’ Silicon Carbide Telescope Identifies Landing Site on Comet 67P
[SatNews] The telescope is part of a cutting-edge Osiris camera, which provides extremely precise pictures for Rosetta’s lander.
 
HISPASAT Provides an Out for OUTtv in Europe... Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual + Transgender Channel    
The gay-lifestyle television channel OUTtv has chosen a satellite operator...
 
Scientists Name The 45-Meter Boulder On Rosetta’s Comet After An Egyptian Pyramid
Rosetta began its close observation phase on October 10 at just 10km from comet 67P...
 
Severe Storms Early Warning Instrument For GOES-R Delivered By Lockheed Martin
“GLM will have the potential to save lives by using lightning as a reliable indicator of severe weather, like tornadoes."
 
NASA's SMAP Arrives + Prepares to Dig In + Study Earth's Moisture
SMAP will provide the most accurate, highest-resolution global measurements of soil moisture ever obtained from space and will detect whether the ground is frozen or thawed.
 
Arianespace's AVUM Gets Gassed Up + Ready to Roll
...uses liquid bipropellant for primary maneuvering, along with cold gas for attitude control...