Weekly Top Stories
September 8th, 2014 September 14th, 2014
MONDAY UPDATE: AsiaSat + SpaceX—A Collaborative Effort As AsiaSat 6 Heads Into Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] AsiaSat 6, the newest communications satellite of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), successfully lifted off on...
ViaSat's Breach Of Contract Against Space Systems Loral / MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates... $ettled + Re$olved (Legal/Business)
[SatNews] MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX:MDA) and Space Systems/Loral, LLC (“SSL”) have settled the litigation with ViaSat Communications...
In Memory...The World Trade Center Now Floats
[SatNews] From the ashes arises the USS New York...on the anniversary of the destruction of those lost in the World Trade Center comes a new beginning.
Newtec Wins... Races To Be The First To Deliver New Satellite Transmission Standard + Demonstrate Live DVB-S2X Transmissions (Event)
[SatNews] “We have been involved with the development of the new DVB-S2X standard since its very notion was suggested within DVB..."
Space Services Holdings—Acquiring Minds Wish To Know... Odyssey Moon Acquired, New Board Members Added (Business)
[SatNews] Space Services Holdings, Inc. (SSHI) of Houston, Texas, has acquired Odyssey Moon Ltd. and the addition of key industry veterans to its...
Russia—Was That A Russian Satellite That Recently Exploded Over The U.S.?
[SatNews] Based on reporting by RIA Novosti, Interfax, spaceflight101.com and amsmeteors.org, Russia's Defense Ministry has denied media reports of a Russian military...
Thales Alenia Space This Spacebus Has Terrific Options...Variety Of Versions
[SatNews] ..."platforms will be more robust, more modular, more powerful and lighter, ... for competitiveness, flexibility and multi-launcher compatibility."
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation + Qatar Satellite Company—Es'Hail 2 Now On The Books (Satellite Build)
[SatNews] Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) has been awarded a new contract to deliver the Es'hail 2 communications satellite to...
Arianespace—Adds Two Additional Clients To A Growing List + Another Two Space Sendoffs (Launch Contracts)
[SatNews] ..."is one of thegreat success stories, and with Al Yah 3, we are well positioned to reach our goal of becoming a global leader in the provision of advanced satellite service."