Weekly Top Stories
August 24th, 2015 August 30th, 2015
Copernicus' Sentinel-1A Reveals The Fastest Moving Glacier In The World Has A Cow
Icebergs are often so large that they cannot float away easily. They remain, sometimes for years, stuck on the bottom in shallower areas of the fjord...
SVS Satellite Systems Signs An Important Deal With Cobham
"SVS will have the license for Cobham's standard satellite communications Diamond reflector designs."—Abdullah Saglam, GM, SVS Satellite Systems.
EXIM De-Funding One Of The Major Reasons For Upcoming Boeing Satellite Manufacturing Job Reductions
Boeing is, apparently, continuing to work with ABS to uncover other means of financing for the new satellite.
To Be Fairing About It, There's Now An On Orbit, Robotic Assembly Of Satellites Study Underway By SSL for DARPA
“The Dragonfly program gives SSL the opportunity to demonstrate our advanced robotics capabilities."—John Celli, President, SSL.
Swift Satisfaction: Newtec Pushes 20 Mbps Into 2 MHz
"This latest achievement shows that we are also committed to helping our customers minimize their OPEX by pushing the limits of spectral efficiency.”—Serge Van Herck, CEO, Newtec.
Inclined Satellites... How Additional Driver Training Can Drive Costs Down ... From GEO To Inclined Sats
Unfortunately, the COMSATCOM services needed to operate these remote vehicles can get expensive—especially considering the way the military...
Fires In The Northwestern U.S. Captured At Night By Suomi NPP
This image was acquired in the early morning local time on August 19 with the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi NPP satellite.
SSL's Satellite Intelsat 34 Is A Good Soldier ... Follows Orders + Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers
...will support Direct-to-Home television service and broadcast television distribution in Latin America and maritime and aeronautical use in the North Atlantic region.
This Is Pretty Cool From Lockheed Martin
The High Power Microcryocooler is a high-reliability system designed for continuous operation over a lifespan in excess of 10 years and is the industry’s highest power density cryocooling system.