Weekly Top Stories
January 9th, 2017 January 15th, 2017
SpaceX's Successes... Launches Iridium's NEXT Satellites and the Booster Returns
...the new satellites will be positioned near a current generation satellite, each moving at approximately 17,000 miles per hour as testing begins.
Google Earth Images of Antarctica... Stairs to Where?
Some suggested it could be part of a pyramid structure, while others claimed the lines were tracks left behind by a UFO or...
GEE What A Purchase... Global Eagle Entertainment Shops for a Satellite
"...we’ve actually done a deal with our largest supplier to purchase essentially an entire satellite.”
Pentagon Finally Launches Study... Future Needs of Military SATCOM
The objective is to inform future Pentagon decisions on military satellite communications.
China Shares Satellite's Shots ...First Hi-Res Earth Observation
Zhang said that compared with foreign commercial Earth observation satellites, SuperView satellites have better resolution, accuracy and coverage.
Alphabet Learns Their ABCs Attempting To Sell a Skybox to a Planet
...some jobs would be saved through attrition, employees of Terra Bella would move to Planet, and others may get different positions at Google...
Eye Spy... Israeli Satellite Sees 'Stone' Russian Missiles
Heavy rains forced the Russians to move the missile systems, thereby exposing them to satellite photography.
Top Teleports Tagged by WTA
The annual rankings of companies by revenue and revenue growth are compiled by surveying teleport operators around the world as well as referencing the published results of publicly-held companies.
2017's SmallSat Symposium Simply Scintillating in Silicon Valley
With a new venue, the introduction of four new workshops and numerous new sessions those attending will be light years ahead of their small sat competitors.