Home >> News By Topic >> Satellite Operator News
Recent Satellite Operator News
 
 
 Liftoff of Ariane 5 with THOR 7 and SICRAL 2...So Far So Good  
THOR 7 satellite will be released approximately 28 minutes into the flight, and the second passenger, SICRAL 2, deployed some six minutes later.
 
Cobham’s Smallest Transmitter Has A Home In VeloVue HD System... Covered UCI Track Cycling World Championships
...the world’s smallest HD transmitter, has been deployed as part of Broadcast RF’s new VeloVue HD system.
 
TelOne's Zimbabwe Customer Base Now Has Additional Avanti Communications Satellite Support
"Our contract has enabled us to address Zimbabwe’s gaping digital divide at pace."—Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director, TelOne.
 
UAE Launches New Space Center In Preparation Of Mission To Mars
Last year, the UAE became the first Arab country to launch an outer space exploration mission when it announced a planned unmanned probe to the red planet in 2021.  
 
Russia's Express-AM7 Slides Into Slot Ready For Service After In-Orbit Testing
“The commencement of the satellite operations is another important step towards completely eliminating inequality of access to information among our citizens..."
 
 Tempus Global Data Understands Tempus Fugit... Forecasts STORM® Well Ahead + On A Global Scale
Think of it as a CAT scan of the atmosphere.
 
ARABSAT Celebrates Newtec's 30th Anniversary w/Ambassador, Diplomats, Business + Industry Delegates
“Arabsat is pleased to take part in this event as Newtec is one of our most valuable strategic partners."
 
Jason-3 Is A Big Boy... Launches Website ...A Precursor To His Launch
These data provide critical ocean information that forecasters need to predict devastating hurricanes and severe weather before they arrive onshore.
 
Optical Surfaces... Here's Looking At You w/Light Weight Mirrors for Satellite + Astronomical Telescopes
To discover new celestial objects and to study known objects more ...accurately, ultra-high precision telescope mirrors that do not increase payload weights are increasingly required for experiments conducted outside the Earth's atmosphere. 
 
 
Delivery Accomplished By Orbital ATK Of The SKY MEXICO-1 Satellite To Kourou
The SKYM-1 satellite will now undergo pre-launch preparations for a late May launch aboard an Ariane 5 rocket.
 
Jason-3 Is A Good Lad...Satellite To Maintain Observations Of Sea Surface Height
These data provide critical ocean information that forecasters need to predict devastating hurricanes and severe weather before they arrive onshore.
 
Earth Climate Science Mission Will Be Aboard A New Spacecraft Built By Blue Canyon Technologies
“BCT has created a low-cost, Complete Small Spacecraft Solution that allows customers like APL to focus its resources on the mission science.”—George Stafford, President, BCT.
 
NASA's Famous Telescope Celebrates A Silver Anniversary... Cheers! To Hubble
In its quarter-century in orbit, the observatory has transformed our understanding of our solar system and beyond,
 
Russia Commissions Express-AM6 + Which Performs A Delicate Dance While Changing Orbital Slots 
"The Russian constellation development not only enhances the reliability of the satellite system, but also helps to protect the orbital slots,"
 
NASA's RapidScat The Eye-In -The-Sky Doesn't Blink At Nasty Storms
The instrument's data on ocean winds provide essential measurements for researchers and scientists to use in weather predictions, including hurricane monitoring.
 
SES GS...SES-15 Gets The Green Light From Raytheon...Contract Spans 14 Years        
...the Wide Area Augmentation Systems (WAAS) hosted payload will serve as an air navigation aid to the Global Positioning Systems (GPS), with the goal of... 
 
Space Partnership International Has A New Senior VP Of Engineering...He Comes From Lockheed-Martin
...brings his industry knowledge and systems engineering background to the development of commercial and international government satellite programs with an emphasis on Europe and Australia.
 
Small Satellite Conference All Systems Go! 
The Conference's Keynote Speaker is John E. Hyten, Commander, Air Force Space Command,  Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
 
Shipment Of Sentinel-2A Successful With Arrival @ Arianespace Launch Facilities In French Guiana
This 1,140 kg. satellite will deliver high-resolution optical images from around the globe.
 
L-Band Receiver To Be Incorporated Into Fox-1C and Fox-1D CubeSats
“Rather than adding a complete new receiver, the L-band ‘Project Downshifter’ will convert the received L-band signal down to the Fox-1 uplink frequency and feed it to the UHF receiver on the Fox-1 satellite."