Weekly Top Stories
January 19th, 2015 January 25th, 2015
The Build Of NYBBSat-1 Is Now A Boeing Effort
“The high power payload of the NYBBSat-1 satellite will offer satellite capacity that enables CMMB Vision to deliver services to consumer mobile devices throughout China and the rest of Asia.”—Charles Wong, Chairman + CEO, CMMB Vision.
Orbital Sciences Rockets Into New Engine Contract With Energiya
The contract, that took Energia three years to prepare, envisages cooperation to last 15 to 25 years."
L-3 Communications' Newest Member Of The Family...Acquires MITEQ
Miteq's acquisition is expected to generate approximately $60 million in sales for the year ending December 31, 2015.
U.S. Navy's MUOS Mobile Warfighters...Weighs In As Heaviest Payload Atop ULA's Atlas 5
The MUOS-3 satellite will be the heaviest payload to ride into space atop any of ULA’s Atlas V launch vehicles.
UltiSat...Two Key Individuals Unlock Sales + Marketing Strategies
...new director of marketing will be in charge of the company’s branding, messaging, marketing strategy, social media, media/PR and other marketing responsibilities.
It's A Date...Launch Of Inmarsat's 2nd Global Xpress...Internet of Everything Will Become The Internet Of Everywhere
Global Xpress will deliver superfast connectivity to the remotest regions in the world – providing up to 100X faster broadband speeds on land, at sea and in the air
How Moog Helped MUOS-3 Slip Into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit
The controller allows for commonality between the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles with a change in firmware rather than hardware.
NexGen Satellite Propulsion System From Accion Systems Garners $2 Million In Seed Funding
“Our unique propellants and novel manufacturing techniques let us break from slow, expensive aerospace tradition and leverage advances in areas such as 3D printing and nanofabrication."—Natalya Brikner, CEO, Accion.
For Al Yah 3, PDR Proves Rewarding For Yahsat + Orbital Sciences
This important milestone is a key step towards the Al Yah 3 launch."—Christopher Richmond, Senior Vice President, Orbital Sciences Corporation.