Weekly Top Stories
November 17th, 2014 November 23rd, 2014
This Satellite Could Be A Real Killer
"It could have a number of functions, some civilian and some military."
Russia's Orbital Space Station—To Be, Or Not To Be...
"We are looking into various options, while building an orbital station as a substitute for ISS is one of them..."
SatNews Souvenirs from SATCON 2014...Delving Deeper
This is the perfect time—now that the lights are turned off and the building is empty—
Harris' Falcons Fly w/the Canucks' Armed Forces... C$180 Million Contract
[the radio] provides unprecedented situational awareness through wideband battlefield networking.
SMC's AEHF Program Wins Notable Award
The team was cited for its revolutionary Block Buy space acquisition strategy...
A RIFL2E Shot From Canada For AISR + SATCOM
"This was the first time in Canada that we achieved such large data rates, so far north." — Jean-Francois Rivest, DRDC’s Director Science and Technology Air
Development + Construction Of Crucial Services For NASA's Orion Assigned To Airbus D&S
Planned for 2017/2018, the first Orion mission in which Europe is involved, “Exploration Mission 1,” consists of an unmanned flight to the Lagrangian points of the Moon and a return to Earth.
LH2 Engine Tests By XCOR Aerospace For United Launch Alliance Successful
"This test marks the first time liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen have been supplied to a rocket engine with a piston pump."
Bandwidth Optimization for Es'hail 1's Ka-Band Payloads Enabled Via iSat Produced VSAT
“As a new satellite operator, it is important for us to be able to provide our customers with superior coverage and to fully support their needs for network connectivity.”