Weekly Top Stories
November 10th, 2014 November 16th, 2014
SatNews Souvenirs from SATCON 2014...Delving Deeper
This is the perfect time—now that the lights are turned off and the building is empty—
NASA...Iceland's Hot Tempered Volcano Shakes + Spreads Molten Rock to Area Larger than New York's Manhattan Island
[SatNews] The ground has shaken with more than 700 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or stronger; at least 60 have been above magnitude 5.0.
Getting to Know a Comet Up Close... + Personal... Rosetta's Philae Lander Successfully Sets Down... Congrats + Buzz — (update #6)
[SatNews] Touchdown on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Philae lander has been confirmed...
Space X's Elon Musk Takes It Up a Notch...Maybe... Investing in Small Sats for Global Internet
It's interesting to learn of people with projects and plans, and then see if they fail or fly.
A Boeing First—Two 702SP Satellites Now Mated
Two satellites are now in a stacked configuration in preparation for the first-ever conjoined satellite launch.
Harris' Newest Addition... Engineering Facility in Florida Brings New Jobs That Help Militaries
...its commitment to develop advanced software for tactical radios used by the U.S. military as well as militaries and public safety officials around the world.
Orion's Initial Journey Of 22 Miles Will Culminate In A Mission Of 3,600 Miles Beyond Earth
“This spacecraft is going to push the boundaries of scientific discovery and human achievement."
ORBCOMM To Acquire SkyWave Communications, With Inmarsat's Nod Of Approval, As Well
The acquisition of SkyWave furthers ORBCOMM’s strategy to provide a complete set of capabilities and options in the industry, while adding multiple synergies to strengthen its M2M solutions portfolio.
BeiDou Satellite Ground Station Build Expected In The Antarctic By China
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has warned of pressures on demilitarization of the frozen south, in part caused by developments such as satellite systems.