Recent Satellite Operator News
Making Progress In the Nick Of Time... Russia's Progress Hastens To Deliver Hardware, Food + Goodies To ISS
The Russian cargo craft will make 34 orbits of Earth during the next two days before docking...
SKY MEXICO-1 (SKYM-1) Checks Out + Checks Off The 'To Do' List For DIRECTV Now In Orbit
“Orbital ATK not only delivered the satellite four months early, but the satellite mission and in-orbit testing proceeded flawlessly,”
Ball Gives All... Powers On NOAA's JPSS-1 Weather Satellite
The latest milestone means the satellite is moving toward environmental testing by early 2016 with on-time delivery scheduled for late 2016.
Third Time Is Not The Charm As Third Company Has Mishap...SpaceX Explodes w/Supplies + Experiments On Way To ISS...
The good news is that no one died as a result of this launch anomaly
Rocket Lab Is The First For The Kiwis ... Build + Operate An Orbital Launch Site... This Year In New Zealand
“Creating and operating our own launch site is a necessity to meet the demands of our growing customer manifest,”
NASA Accelerates New Horizons Spacecraft... Traveling 32,500 Miles Per Hour... 'Nudges' It Into Pluto's Path
While it may appear to be a minute adjustment for a spacecraft moving 32,500 miles per hour, the impact is significant.
Summer Courses In Spain Linked Via HISPASAT 1D
Through its satellite fleet, HISPASAT continues to be a perfect technology partner for the spread of knowledge, facilitating information access for as far as the coverage of its satellites will reach.
ESA's Rosetta Reveals More Than Simple Balls Of Ice + Dust... This Comet Has Perfect Circular Pits
Almost immediately, scientists began to wonder about several surprisingly deep, almost perfectly circular pits on the comet’s surface.
RigNet Keeps 'em Connected w/Remote Managed Offshore Communications... Southeast Asia Awards Multi-Year Deal
“Remote connectivity is not a commodity service in the markets we serve."
Cobham SATCOM Delivers The First Stabilized Drive-Away VSAT Antenna
focused on ultra-reliable connectivity even in situations where the vehicle is experiencing sudden movements or rocking on its suspension while the antenna is transmitting.
XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby - Sports Facilities Show Mapping By Pléiades Satellites
Look down now at what will soon be crawling with people come time for the XV Pacific Games.
Fair Weather Ahead As Spire Closes Series B Round Of Funding... Plans Expansion Of Weather Sats From 20 To 100+
The latest round of financing comes at a time when the need for advancements in weather and maritime data is at an all-time high.
Star One C4 + MSG-4 Are Into Integration For Arianespace' VA224 Mission
The upcoming mission is designated Flight VA224, signifying the 224th Ariane-series launch to date.
Military Tests New Comsat With 300 Times The Bandwidth... O3b Networks Demonstrates The Technology
The military has tested a new commercial communications satellite system that potentially offers 300 times the bandwidth of current satellites.
Iridium Pushes Their Go-To-Market Partners Forward
"This is a stellar group of service providers that represent some of the very best across the industry."—Joel Thompson, V.P. + G.M., terrestrial business unit, Iridium.
Thales Alenia Space Expands Into Poland @ 6th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences
Poland has announced an ambitious space policy, especially for defense and Earth observation applications, areas where Thales Alenia Space offers extensive expertise.
Twenty Years Later, MILSTAR Time Capsule Is Opened @ Offutt AFB In Nebraska
To this day, the MILSTAR mission is still as vital as ever.
Those Oh So Critical First Days In Space Have Now Been Surmounted By Sentinel-2A
"We conducted our first orbital maneuver using the Sentinel-2A thrusters yesterday, and this went exactly as planned."—Franco Marchese, Spacecraft Operations Manager, ESA,
SSTL... How 'The Little Engine That Could'... Builds The First Microsatellite Now Celebrates 30 Years Of Space Innovation
"Firsts": the first microsatellite with in-orbit re-programmable computer and the first to fly a CCD area array Earth imager.
Lockheed Martin's Fourth MUOS Secure Communications Satellite Shipped For August Launch
MUOS-4 Extends U.S. Navy’s Smart Phone-Like Mobile Network to Near Global Coverage“MUOS-4 will complete our near global coverage, reaching further north and south toward the poles than ever before.”