Weekly Top Stories
December 2nd, 2013 December 8th, 2013
NASA The Zombie Comet Evades Total Annihilation...Comet ISON On A Direct Path To The Sun
[SatNews] "Nonetheless, this has been one of the most extraordinary comets we have ever encountered, and just goes to reiterate how beautiful, dynamic and exciting our universe is."
Blue Origin + NASA—The Role Of Lifting (Engine)
NASA commercial crew partner Blue Origin has announced it has tested a new, hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled engine designed to...
Skybox Aims High, Shoots Low + Has The Whole Picture (Earth Image)
[SatNews] Imagine a camera more than 600 kilometers away from its target, moving at over 7 kilometers per second, trying to see an object less than 1 meter in size.
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory + SwampWorks Launch UAS Deep Under From Submarine
[SatNews] From concept to fleet demonstration, this idea took less than six years to produce results at significant cost savings when compared to traditional programs often taking decades to produce results.
U.S.A.F. 45th Space WingWing Works Wonders For SES-8 (LaunchSatellite)
[SatNews] The 45th Space Wing provided flawless Eastern Range support as Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) completed a successful launch of the ...
SpaceX + SES-8= Ho! Ho! Ho! It's A Go! Falcon 9 Completes First Geostationary Transfer Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] “The successful insertion of the SES-8 satellite confirms the upgraded Falcon 9 launch vehicle delivers to the industry’s highest performance standards...”
World Teleport Association (WTA)—The Best Of The Best (Analysis | Reports)
[SatNews] The World Teleport Association published its annual rankings for the...
Inmarsat + International Launch Services (ILS) + Willis Group Holdings—It's A GX Date (Launch Preparation)
[SatNews] Inmarsat, (LSE:ISAT.L) has confirmed the launch date for the first of its game-changing...
Lockheed Martin—Hand-Off To U.S. Navy (Satellite)
[SatNews] Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has completed on-orbit testing of the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite and...