Weekly Top Stories
April 13th, 2015 April 19th, 2015
Inmarsat Confirms It's A First....Approval Of Cobham's Auto-Deploy Vehicle Mounted Terminal Over Inmarsat's Global Xpress
“Today’s announcement is a significant milestone in the GX program and yet another step forward as we continue rolling out our revolutionary Ka-band network across the globe.”
Two Satellites For KT Sat To Be Built By Thales Alenia Space
Built on the upgraded Spacebus 4000B2 platform from Thales Alenia Space, Koreasat-7 will be fitted with Ku-band transponders and Ka-band transponders.
Vanguard Is At The Vanguard Of New Space Technologies + Products...A Good Reflection On Them
Fixed mesh reflectors are half the weight of competing antennas, are impervious to vibration during launch, and reduce shadows that can block solar arrays on satellites.
Harris Receives $27 Million From USSOCOM... Birds Of A Feather Flock Together...Falcon III® Wideband Secures SatComs
The radios enable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to extend secure wideband networking to the tactical edge, in addition to critical terrestrial and ground-to-air communications.
ULA Delays Atlas V Launch For National Defense... U.S. Air Force's AFSPC-5 Awaits Mission
The launch will be delayed two weeks to resolve an undisclosed issue with the payload...
Kymeta Appoints Two Top Tier Executives...CEO + CFO
“The board is extremely confident in Nathan as CEO and is as optimistic as ever regarding Kymeta’s future,” said Bill Gates, Kymeta investor and board member.
Anomaly On The Pad Delays Ariane 5 Launch Of THOR 7 + Sicral 2...
The payload lift performance for this first Ariane 5 mission of 2015, which is designated VA222 in Arianespace’s numbering system, is approximately 9,850 kg.
SpaceX's Sixth Successful Start...However, Tipsy Landing Could Be Deadly
Musk described Tuesday’s landing “too hard for survival.”
SES GS Takes The GOLD For NASA
“The images that GOLD will take are unprecedented. It’s something that scientists have wanted since the beginning of space exploration.”"