Recent Satellite Operator News
Arianespace's Soyuz Launches A Pair...Galileo Discovered Jupiter's Satellites And Today Two Satellites Named In His Honor Go Skyward
Among the many accomplishments of Galileo was the discovery of the four largest satellites of Jupiter (named the Galilean moons in his honor) and today two satellites named after him have been launched.
NASA Sends Two Astronauts To ISS For A Long Time...One Year In Space + The Effects On The Human Spirit
Two humans said farewell to Earth for nearly 12 months to settle into the ISS for one year. Scott Kelly's identical twin brother is a retired NASA astronaut, which could make the experiments more interesting.
Orbital ATK's GEM Of A Contribution Was Vital To Successful Launch Of ULA's Delta IV Rocket
A rocket propelled launch of a satellite is the end result of numerous companies and experts working to achieve one goal...get it up and launch the satellite(s), another company stepping up to share their contribution is...
Encompass Digital Media Acquires Full Transponder On Intelsat's G-19 Satellite
“G-19 provides D2 clients a home on a broadcast-friendly satellite with the ability to launch on a channel-by-channel basis on a fully saturated transponder."—Vince Matherne, Chief Product Officer, Encompass.
Launch Successful...ULA's Delta IV On The Way To Deliver U.S.A.F.'s GPS IIF-9 Satellite
Fog didn't dampen the spirits of those involved in a successful launch today of the GPS IIF-9 launch for the United States Air Force.
NOAA's New Civilian Weather Satellites To Be Built By OrbitalATK
Orbital will design and fabricate the JPSS spacecraft, integrate government-furnished instruments, conduct satellite-level testing, and support in-orbit check-out and mission operations.
Copernicus EO Data To Be Fed Into New UK Facility For Dissemination
Copernicus is launching a family of satellites, called Sentinels, that will provide accurate, timely and easily accessible information to improve the management of our environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security.
Airbus Defence & Space' PeruSat-1 To Be Launched By Arianespace In 2016
The first satellite of this type to be operated by Peru, it will be placed in Sun-synchronous orbit.
Amazonas 5 Build Booked For MDA's SSL Division By Export Development Canada For HISPASAT Group
EDC is Canada’s leading provider of financing, insurance and bonding products for Canadian companies that have business outside of Canada.
U.S. Air Force Is Elated w/Launch Of GPS IIF-9 From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
"I'm elated with today's successful launch. The GPS constellation remains healthy, strong and robust, and, in over 20 years since initial operational capability, GPS has never failed to deliver on its global positioning, navigation, and timing commitments..."
Key EMEA Services From Inmarsat Are Transitioned To Alphasat
“Transitioning our EMEA L-band services to Alphasat enhances Inmarsat’s capabilities in this key region."—Ruy Pinto, Group Chief Operations Officer (COO), Inmarsat.
Capacity On MEASAT's AFRCIASAT-1a Afforded To iSat Africa Ltd.
"AFRICASAT-1a will play a key role in serving the region’s rising demand for managed services.”—Raj Malik, Sr. V.P., MEASAT.
For Enterprise Customers Of Inmarsat's Global Xpress, SpeedCast Is Now An Authorized VAR
"Inmarsat’s portfolio of SATCOM solutions, including the Global Xpress service, is a valuable addition to our comprehensive suite of satellite solutions.”—Andrew Burdall, V.P., Strategic Business Development, SpeedCast.
The Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant On The Four Year Anniversary Of The Disaster, Captured By DigitalGlobe
As Japan marks the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 disaster, officials concede that recovery throughout the region is lagging.
KVH Market Share Is Double Of Their Competitors Says Industry Report In Maritime VSAT Market
“The COMSYS Maritime VSAT Report, 4th Edition” concludes that KVH mini-VSAT Broadband service has nearly double the number of vessels in service versus that of the nearest competitor
Télécoms Sans Frontières Provides Communications After Angry Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu
Communications from Telecoms Sans Frontiéres reports on their assistance after cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, an island nation located in South Pacific Ocean.
ETL Systems To Upgrade Intelsat's Teleport Includes An Enigma Matrix
"This is why extending our relationship with ETL Systems was the best choice. The addition of the Enigma routers in our operations will enable our personnel to monitor multiple projects with complete confidence."
Dual Galileos Getting Ready To Go...
The Galileo program is Europe's initiative for satellite navigation.
An "Uh-Oh" For GPS IIF Satellites — Workaround In The Works by Air Force Space Command...
A close examination of archived GPS message data reveals that the message indexing error has gone unnoticed since 2013.
Vanuatu Woes Targeted By SES + Digicel For SATCOM Relief Projects
We are glad that we can play a part in restoring communications networks and to provide humanitarian relief via satellite."—Deepak Mathur, Sr. V.P., SES.