Home >> Weekly News
Weekly Top Stories

December 15th, 2014 — December 21st, 2014
 
Netflix Comes To DISH PayTV SatBroadcasting™ Endeavors
"Pairing Netflix with Hopper represents the consolidation of two incredible video experiences." —Vivek Khemka, DISH senior vice president of product management.
 
The NRO + ULA's Atlas V Launches NROL-35's Eye Spy In The Sky For National Defense
Rain may have caused a delay, but this most powerful Atlas ever launched from California is now out of sight..
 
Robinson, Welch, Tadros + Clark Elected To The Board Of The Hosted Payload Alliance
"Since its inception, the HPA boasts many accomplishments working with government to further the development of a new hosted payload contracting vehicle..."—Nicole Robinson, Hosted Payload Alliance Chair.
 
India's ISRO... 2015 Will Be Busy, Busy, Busy... 4 + 5= 9 Launches
... with the two engines carrying a giant cup cake-like crew module.
 
Twenty Russian RD-181 Rocket Engines Allegedly Heading To U.S.
Energomash is reportedly going to deliver 60 engines to Orbital Sciences...
 
For California's Severe Drought, NASA Reveals The State Is Short Some 11 Trillion Gallons of Water
Recent California aren't nearly enough to end the multi-year drought.
 
U.K. Space Agency Plonking Pounds Down Into Europe's Space Program
"Our investment at this ESA Ministerial is targeted towards a smart mix of commercial opportunity and inspiring exploration."—Dr. David Parker, Chief Executive of the U.K. Space Agency.
 
Wideband Tactical Radios From Harris Heading Into Australian Defence Force
“Harris Falcon radios provide the ADF with wideband capabilities..."—Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications,
 
Key GVF Initiatives To Be Driven By New Board Of Directors
"As the satellite communications industry addresses major challenges and opportunities, the need for a strong, well-credentialed GVF Board has never been greater.”—David Hartshorn, Secretary General of GVF.
 
Low C-Band Tropo Freq A Perfect Fit For Advantech Wireless New Amp
"This proves to be a viable solution when satellite links are either cost prohibitive or simply not available.”— Cristi Damian, VP Business Development, Advantech Wireless.