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RSCC + OOO Isatel...Send Shivering SatCom Service To Scientific Ice Research In Arctic & Antarctic
[SatNews] The current solution is based on maritime VSAT, affording the user on board a wide range of cutting-edge digital communications services.
FRIDAY'S UPDATE: Launch Of U.S. Strategic Command + ULA Space Surveillance Network Sensor Scrubbed Again
[SatNews] Whether the weather will cooperate or not today, Friday—not so much...again.
Space Systems/Loral + U.S.A.F...Busy Company Just Got Busier...Qualifies For U.S. Government Payloads (Business Moves)
[SatNews] As a manufacturer of commercial satellites with 74 GEO satellites currently on orbit, and in partnership with MDA, which has a long history of LEO satellite experience, including ...
NASA... Celebrates Chandra's 15th Birthday With Photos + Shock Waves Millions Of Miles Per Hour (Event | Satellite)
[SatNews] NASA has released four new images of supernova remnants, showing spectacular cosmic vistas that are the glowing debris fields created when massive stars exploded at the ends of their lives.
VBox + Home Network Storage...TV Gateway’s New Take on DVR/PVR Recording
[SatNews] The new feature allows simultaneous recording of multiple programs to Network Shared Folder or Network Attached Storage (NAS), giving users expanded storage for content...
Sierra Nevada Corporation—Making It Past Milestone 9 (Spacecraft Testing)
[SatNews] Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has successfully passed Milestone 9, the Risk Reduction and Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Advancement Testing milestone, for several critical...
JAXA + Quasi-Zenith Satellite—Japanese Government Pinpoints Natural Disasters Down To Centimeters (Satellites)
[SatNews] An updated disaster prevention and evacuation system is more vital than ever after a devastating mudslide hit Nagiso early in July…
Arianespace Sets The Date For The Big Bang Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] This fifth and final European ATV – designated Georges Lemaître after the Belgian physicist and father of the Big Bang theory...
Hughes Network...Steady With Thales Defense & Security On Wheels + Ready Anywhere... Anytime
[SatNews] This robust and private network solution can be deployed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for emergency ...
European Space Agency's Rosetta Approaches.... A Rubber Ducky With A Body + A Head?
[SatNews] "The images faintly remind me of a rubber ducky with a body and a head."
Space Systems/Loral + DARPA—New Capabilities For GEO Missions (Satellite—Hardware)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate the flight hardware for a new capability...
Space Systems/Loral + NASA—Attention To An Asteroid—Updated (Concept Study)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) is one of the companies selected by NASA to study system concepts and key technologies for NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission, which is...
NASA’s Aqua Captures 102 Uncontrolled Fires + Cauliflower-Shaped Clouds (MODIS)
[SatNews] ...tall, cauliflower-shaped clouds that billowed up above the smoke.
Thales Alenia Space + Iridium's® NEXT Constellation Beams With Welcome Receptions (81 Antennas)
[SatNews] Once mounted on a satellite and in orbit, the 48 spot beams from each antenna will collectively cover an area roughly the size of the United States.
Department of Defense (DoD)—SATCOM Support Contracts For SSC Pacific + More (Business)
[SatNews] The Department of Defense has announced that Alutiiq Pacific LLC,* a small business based in Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a potential $23,221,444...
NSR's Satellite Capacity Report...Plays Catch Up With Supply = A Healthy Indicator (Analysis/Report)
[SatNews] Nearly every satellite being launched will carry traditional Ku-band, thus adding 1500 transponders of just Ku-band by 2017.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)—Satellite Carrier Royalty Fees + H.R. 5036 (Government—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Under current law, satellite carriers pay royalty fees for the right to transmit certain television signals to their subscribers without obtaining permission from copyright holders—the statutory license allowing those ...
ESA + Arianespace... Sign On + Prepare For Second Radar Satellite (Contracts)
[SatNews] "We are very proud to have been chosen once again to support the European Union's space objectives, and to contribute to programs designed to protect our planet and support sustainable development."
DARPA, Boeing, Masten Space Systems + Northrop Grumman—All On-Board For The Spaceplane
[SatNews] In an era of declining budgets and adversaries’ evolving capabilities, quick, affordable and routine access to space is increasingly critical for national...
EUMETSAT...DVB-S2 Based EUMETCast-Europe Service To Become Operational
[SatNews] ...the standard will give a more flexible and affordable implementation, and allow the service to grow without ...