Weekly Top Stories
May 11th, 2015 May 17th, 2015
Progress Spacecraft Failure Results In Changes In Russian Launch Schedules
The investigatory commission is working to clear systems of suspicions, particularly the 3rd stages of the Soyuz-FG and Soyuz-2.1a, which are both equipped with the same RD-0110 engines.
Exelis + DigitalGlobe... When Does 2=1? When Two Companies Create A Single Platform
... with the vast DigitalGlobe image library to solve challenging environmental, natural resource, and global security problems.
Airbus Defence & Space Join With Cisco + Combine Forces For New Worldwide Partner Agreement
“This relationship is a significant step forward for both companies."—Eric Souleres, Head of Engineering, Operations + Quality of the Communications, Intelligence and Security (CIS), Airbus Defence & Space.
Pentagon Skeptical Despite China's Pledges Over Rapidly Developing 'Non Military' Space Program
“China’s continued development of destructive space technologies represented a threat to all peaceful space-faring nations.”
A Big Indonesian Deal For Kacific
Kacific will beam signals from its high throughput (HTS) Ka-band satellites to entirely cover Indonesia.
Russia's Satellite Ground Station On U.S.' 'Front Yard' Makes For Chilly Atmosphere
"But the Obama administration may perceive a satellite system in the U.S. 'front yard' only as a warning,"
U.S. Army Selects Harris + Thales To Supply Rifleman Radio Systems
Thales has been involved in the development and fielding of the Rifleman Radio since 2004 under Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP).
Exelis Brings Sierra Nevada Corporation On-Board To ARM The JPSS-2 Mission Instrument
JPSS is scheduled to launch in early 2017, and JPSS-2 is planned for launch during the fourth quarter of 2021.
LEO-HTS Constellations Resurrected: Will They Or Won't They? An NSR Webinar To Answer This Question...
How does an industry brace itself for the possible resurrection of LEO constellations?