Recent Agencies News
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.
An OASIS In Alaska For Harris
“OASIS is critical to ensuring the safety of general aviation aircraft operating in Alaska’s challenging weather conditions and remote mountainous terrain.”—John O’Sullivan, V.P., NextGen Initiatives, Harris Government Communications Systems.
Sequestration Is Far From Being A Friend To The U.S. Military
"We start with space-based assets—satellites, which in relatively small numbers provide an important function for intelligence, targeting and communications."—Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
Sky...Is The Limit w/New Range Of Offerings
“Sky was forced down this route. It can’t afford to be left behind in the multi-play market..."
NASA EO's Images Reveal 2014 As Driest Year On Record In California
But as a result of the drought, many growers received less than a tenth of their full water allotment from state surface water supplies.
Air National Guard To Bring Harris Vehicle Comms Into Play
“The system will allow the ANG to quickly respond to calls for assistance, establish communications, and coordinate missions with local authorities.”—George Helm, President, DoD Business, Harris RF Communications.
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.
ILS Proton Preps ...First Globally Available High-Speed Broadband Network Over Three Inmarsat-5 Sats
GX will consistently deliver higher performance through more compact terminals at a lower cost than existing VSAT services, making it accessible to many more users.
Northern Sky Research...Putting The Brakes On India's Satcom Growth
...the Digital India initiative, a $20B program meant to improve governmental accountability and participation by connecting some 1.3 billion Indians to the World Wide Web.
EUMETSAT + Others Digging Into EU Space Policy @ Brussels Conference
The EUMETSAT Director-General will address the session “The fight against climate change: the contribution of satellite technology, in particular Copernicus, in the run-up to COP21.”
McMurdo Group's ELTs Can Save More Lives... Installed On 636 Of Southwest Airlines' Boeing Fleet
... in the event of an emergency, enable first responders to locate the aircraft as soon as possible and potentially save more lives...
SSC...Swedes Expand Inuvik Satellite Station Facility For Canuck's
...driven by increasing customer demand for communication with polar-orbiting satellites, normally used for Earth observation and atmospheric monitoring.
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.
ULA's Delta II Delayed...No Go...SMAP Satellite's Insulation Debonds
During inspections following the January 29 launch attempt, minor debonds to the booster insulation were identified.
UltiSat To Provide A U.S. Government Agency With Their VSAT Solution
“UltiSat has a longstanding history of deploying and operating mission-critical, high availability commercial satellite communications solutions."—Moe Abutaleb, CEO, UltiSat
Northrop Grumman Keeps U.K. Secure...Awarded Cyber Security Contract
"We have a well-established and growing presence in the U.K. and this strategically important contract award reflects
Two Space & Missile Systems Center Directorates Merge Into The Advanced Systems + Development Directorate
SMC/AD is charged with the single mission to "Drive future space capabilities through collaborative, innovative, developmental planning and demonstrations."
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.