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O3b To Provide Ultra-high Speed 3G Backhaul Services Across Rural Malaysia
(19 June 2013) On the verge of launching its next-generation satellite constellation, O3b Networks today announced a major long-term capacity deal, providing fiber equivalent capacity to Malaysian telecoms provider Maju Nusa.
SpeedCast Sees Substantial Gains With Newtec Modem On Multicarrier Applications
(19 June 2013) Satellite communications specialist Newtec and leading Asia-based satellite service provider SpeedCast, today announced the results of an intensive trial of Newtec’s latest S2 Extensions and Clean Channel Technology.
Thaicom And Gilat Satellite Networks Announce Partnership Agreement
(19 June 2013) Gilat Satellite Networks and Thaicom announced today the signing of a Cooperation Framework Agreement.
ViaSat Ka-band In-flight System New Option For Boeing Commercial Aircraft
(19 June 2013) ViaSat and Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) have agreed to work together towards offering ViaSat Ka-band airborne satellite terminals as a factory line-fit option on Boeing commercial aircraft.
Geolink Satellite Services Signs Multi-year Contract With Arabsat
(18 June 2013) Geolink Satellite Services, part of CETel Group, has signed a multi-year transponder contract with Arabsat on 5A satellite, located at 30°5 East.
Thuraya Strengthens Partnership With Astrium Services
(18 June 2013) Thuraya Telecommunications today announced a strengthened alliance with its global service partner, Astrium Services, the leading service provider for satellite-based services.
C-COM Next Generation Antennas Deployed In Japan
(17 June 2013) C-COM Satellite Systems announced today that 22 of its next generation iNetVu 1201 model antenna systems have been deployed by first responders in Japan.
OmniAccess Becomes First iDirect Customer To Go Live With iDX 3.2 And X7
(17 June 2013) VT iDirect today announced that OmniAccess, the leading communications provider to super- and mega-yacht owners, has successfully launched a live satellite communications network built on iDirect's latest iDX 3.2 software and incorporating the high-performance X7 remote.
Saft Li-ion Batteries To Power SES-9 Satellite
(17 June 2013) Saft has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract from Boeing to build Li-ion batteries for the new SES-9 satellite.
Successful Maiden Flight Of Diamond DA42 MPP Installed With Ku-Band Satcom
(12 June 2013) After comprehensive ground trials and aerodynamics tests, Scotty Group Austria, Diamond Airborne Sensing, and ViaSat Incorporated are happy to announce that for the first time today high bandwidth video and HD imagery were transmitted over Ku-band satellite from a twin engine, four seat DA42 MPP aircraft.
Digital Cinemas Offer More Via Satellite
(11 June 2013) As cinema owners worldwide begin to embrace new digital technologies via satellite, audiences are being given more ways to enjoy an evening at the movies.
EMC Satcom Collaborates With O3b Networks
(11 June 2013) EMC Satcom Technologies, a satellite technology innovator and subsidiary of Emerging Markets Communications announced today its partnership with O3b Networks to engineer and deliver a cutting-edge signal processing technology, ‘MEO Booster’ designed to increase the performance and efficiency of satellite links.
Gilat Awarded To Continue Provision Of Internet Connectivity Services To Schools In Colombia
(11 June 2013) Gilat Satellite Networks today announced that the Colombian Ministry of Information Technologies and Telecommunications (MINTIC) has extended the contract, with the extension valued at approximately $6.75M.
Hermes Datacomms Scores a First in Myanmar
(11 June 2013) Hermes Datacommunications is now providing VSAT services in Yangon, Myanmar for one of the world’s leading Oilfield Service Groups.
Quality Boost For JetBlue Fly-Fi In-flight Internet
(11 June 2013) JetBlue Airways has upgraded its agreement with ViaSat as the airline moves forward on its mission to offer a superior in-flight broadband experience.
SSL Selected To Provide Satellite To Sky Perfect JSAT
(11 June 2013) Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a communications satellite to SKY Perfect JSAT, a leading satellite operator based in Japan, with a fleet of 16 satellites.
Globalstar And Jarvinian Complete Initial Testing Of Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS)
(10 June 2013) Globalstar has announced the completion of Jarvinian's testing of TLPS, an innovative wireless broadband technology using new carrier-grade equipment manufactured by Ruckus Wireless, a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market.
S2 Extensions Boost Satellite Performance On SES-5
(10 June 2013) Mobile 3G networks in Africa are set to benefit from new-generation Newtec modems including, S2 Extensions technology that boost the performance and efficiency of the SES-5 satellite backhaul infrastructure.
MediaScape / Cignal Digital TV Extends Partnership With SES
(19 June 2013) SES announced today a new multi-year, multi-transponder deal with one of its largest customers in the Philippines, MediaScape Inc, on SES-7 at 108.2 degrees East.
SES And IPMTV Broaden Partnership
(19 June 2013) SES announced today that Thailand’s IPMTV has broadened its partnership with SES.
Encompass Digital Media Asia Selects AsiaSat To Distribute Edge Sport HD
(18 June 2013) AsiaSat today announced that Encompass Digital Media Asia has selected AsiaSat’s DVB-S2 MCPC platform, operated from its Tai Po Earth Station in Hong Kong, to distribute Edge Sport HD, a 24-hour action sports channel, on AsiaSat 5.
Measat’S HD Platform Reaches 40
(18 June 2013) Measat Satellite Systems announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media for the distribution of the latest offerings from A+E Networks’ Sea venture - Lifetime and H2.
Asia-Pacific Media Companies Turn To Intelsat For Regional Expansion
(17 June 2013) Intelsat announced today agreements with leading media customers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia Broadcast Satellite Signs Multi-year Deal With FOX International Channels
(14 June 2013) Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) and FOX International Channels Philippines Corporation (FIC) announced that they have signed a multi-year and multi-million dollar contract agreement for MCPC services, playout and satellite capacity on ABS-1 and ABS-2 satellites.
Orange Romania Launches TV-Service With GlobeCast On Astra
(11 June 2013) GlobeCast and SES announced today that they are providing services to Orange Romania for the launch of a high quality satellite Direct-to-Home TV package this month.
Li Life Inspired Extends HD Service On Measat
(10 June 2013) Measat Satellite Systems announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media for a six year extension of Li TV International Limited distribution from Measat's 91.5°E orbital hotslot.
RRsat To Distribute MiCasa Network To North America, Mexico And Central America
(10 June 2013) RRsat Global Communications Network announced today that it will distribute the MiCasa Network, a new provider of bilingual and bicultural entertainment and music programming for Hispanic and Latino communities in the U.S., to thousands of cable head-ends across the US, Canada, Mexico and Central America.
A Helping Hand From Above For The Gambia
(14 June 2013) Satellites are being used to promote agriculture in one of the world’s poorest countries.
NOAA Returns GOES-13 To Normal Operations As GOES-East
(10 June 2013) NOAA today officially returned the GOES-13 spacecraft to normal operations, after tests showed a micrometeoroid, likely hit the arm for the solar array panel on May 22, knocking the spacecraft off its delicate, geostationary balance.
Imagery Of Rome Delivered In Near Real Time
(6 June 2013) DMCii and long-term partner Spacemetric, have successfully delivered an image from satellite to end-user in just 11 minutes, as part of a demonstration at the European Space Agency’s ‘Big Data from Space’ conference, where industry experts discuss how to distribute large volumes of data from space to the people that need it.
Raytheon's Satellite Air Navigation System Marks 10 Years Of Continuous Service In US
(19 June 2013) The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's satellite-based Air Navigation System, developed by Raytheon, marks 10 years of continuous operation in the United States this year.
SSTL Completes Delivery Of First Four Galileo FOC Satellite Payloads
(12 June 2013) Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has successfully completed the delivery of the payloads for the first four Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites of the European Galileo GNSS system to prime contractor OHB System AG.
Orolia To Supply Atomic Clocks For 8 New Galileo Satellites
(6 June 2013) Orolia subsidiary SpectraTime is to supply Rubidium atomic clocks (RAFS) and passive hydrogen masers to equip eight global navigation satellites for Galileo’s "Full Operational Capability Phase II" program.
ITT Exelis Selected For Data Processing Component Of Air Traffic Surveillance System
(17 June 2013) ITT Exelis has been awarded a $42 million contract by Aireon LLC to provide the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) data processing and distribution component for its global space-based air traffic surveillance system.
ADS-B Over Satellite – First Aircraft Tracking From Space
(13 June 2013) An A320 overflying Scotland was the first aircraft 'seen' from space by a new receiver from the German Aerospace Centre, proving that tracking aircraft from space is possible.
ASC Signal To Design, Build And Install Ka-band Gateways To Service US Government Customers
(18 June 2013) ASC Signal Corporation has been awarded a contract by ARTE, working in collaboration with Boeing Commercial Satellite Services, to provide the first in a series of wideband, 9.4-meter Ka-band gateways that will form a global network of antenna systems operating on the Inmarsat Global Xpress network.
Com Dev Delivers Hardware Early For Fourth Advanced EHF Communications Satellite Payload
(13 June 2013) Com Dev International has completed delivery of a fourth flight set of hardware for the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected military satellite communications program.
Northrop Grumman Delivers Second Hosted Payload For EPS
(12 June 2013) Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the second of two payloads that will be hosted on government-owned satellites to bring next-generation protected, Extremely High Frequency (EHF) communications to users in the north polar region (above 65º North).
Cosmic Giants Shed New Light On Dark Matter
(13 June 2013) An international team of astronomers from Taiwan, England, and Japan has used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters and found that its density gradually decreases from the center of these cosmic giants to their diffuse outskirts.
Stacking Up A Clearer Picture Of The Universe
(13 June 2013) Researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have proven a new technique that will provide a clearer picture of the Universe’s history and be used with the next generation of radio telescopes such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
Euclid To Probe Dark Universe With Astrium Science Module
(11 June 2013) The module carrying the telescope and scientific instruments of ESA’s Euclid ‘dark Universe’ mission is now being developed by Astrium in Toulouse, France.
Simple Theory May Explain Mysterious Dark Matter
(10 June 2013) Most of the matter in the universe may be made out of particles that possess an unusual, donut-shaped electromagnetic field called an anapole.
Herschel Ends Operations As Orbiting Testbed
(17 June 2013) With the exhaustion of its helium coolant, Herschel’s science mission ended on 29 April.
Northrop Grumman, ATK Complete Backbone Of James Webb Space Telescope
(14 June 2013) Northrop Grumman ATK have completed manufacturing of the backplane support frame (BSF) for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.
First Evidence Of New Phase In Neutron Stars
(13 June 2013) The nuclear ‘pasta’, called as such due its similarity to the Italian food, limits the period of rotation of pulsars, and the University of Alicante has detected the first evidence of existence of a new phase of matter in the inner crust of neutron stars.
Flare Star WX UMa Becomes 15 Times Brighter In Less Than 3 Minutes
(13 June 2013) Astrophysicists at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and the Byurakan Observatory (Armenia) have detected a star of low luminosity which within a matter of moments gave off a flare so strong that it became almost 15 times brighter.
New Kind Of Variable Star Discovered
(12 June 2013) Astronomers using the Swiss 1.2-metre Euler telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile have found a new type of variable star.
More Gas In Galaxy Than Dreamt Of By Astronomers
(11 June 2013) A survey from Herschel has revealed that the reservoir of molecular gas in the Milky Way is hugely underestimated - almost by one third - when it is traced with traditional methods.
UCI Scientists Size Up Universe’s Most Lightweight Dwarf Galaxy
(10 June 2013) The least massive galaxy in the known universe has been measured by UC Irvine scientists, clocking in at just 1,000 or so stars with a bit of dark matter holding them together.
Mystery Of X-rays Coming From Black Holes Solved
(14 June 2013) It is a mystery that has stymied astrophysicists for decades: how do black holes produce so many high-power X-rays?
Chandra Turns Up Black Hole Bonanza In Galaxy Next Door
(12 June 2013) Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have discovered an unprecedented bonanza of black holes in the Andromeda Galaxy, one of the nearest galaxies to the Milky Way.
Black Hole Naps Amidst Stellar Chaos
(11 June 2013) Nearly a decade ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory caught signs of what appeared to be a black hole snacking on gas at the middle of the nearby Sculptor galaxy.
Sun-Grazing Comet Flies Deep Into Solar Corona Improving Solar Magnetic Field Models
(10 June 2013) On December 15-16, 2011, a Sun-grazing comet, designated Lovejoy (C/2011 W3), passed deep within the hot solar atmosphere – the corona – effectively probing a region that could never be visited by spacecraft because of the intense heat radiating from the nearby solar surface.
Super-Hurricane-Force Winds On Venus Are Getting Stronger
(18 June 2013) As the closest planet to Earth, Venus is a relatively easy object to observe. However, many mysteries remain, not least the super-rotation of Venus' atmosphere, which enables high altitude winds to circle the planet in only four days.
ExoMars 2016 Set To Complete Construction
(17 June 2013) ESA’s mission to Mars in 2016 has entered the final stage of construction with the signature of a contract today with Thales Alenia Space at the Paris Air & Space Show.
MAVEN's Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph May Help Paint Total Atmospheric Picture
(13 June 2013) The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission, or MAVEN, will travel to the Red Planet in 2013 with instruments designed to answer specific questions about the planet’s atmosphere, and one instrument will help piece together the bigger picture.
Mars Water-Ice Clouds Key To Odd Thermal Rhythm
(12 June 2013) Researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found that temperatures in the Martian atmosphere regularly rise and fall not just once each day, but twice.
Marks On Martian Dunes May Be Tracks Of Dry-Ice Sleds
(11 June 2013) NASA research indicates hunks of frozen carbon dioxide -- dry ice -- may glide down some Martian sand dunes on cushions of gas similar to miniature hovercraft, plowing furrows as they go.
Martian Clay Contains Chemical Implicated In Origin Of Life
(10 June 2013) Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa NASA Astrobiology Institute (UHNAI) have discovered high concentrations of boron in a Martian meteorite.
New Horizons Team Sticking To Original Flight Plan At Pluto
(14 June 2013) Unless significant new hazards are found, expect NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to stay on its original course past Pluto and its moons, after mission managers concluded that the danger posed by dust and debris in the Pluto system is less than they once feared.
MicrOmega On MASCOT: Preparing To Visit An Asteroid
(17 June 2013) It will be a first: in 2018 the Japanese Hayabusa 2 Mission will feature an asteroid landing and will, for the first time, allow for data acquisition at various points of this kind of celestial body, assisted by MASCOT (Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout), the hopping landing craft developed by the German Aerospace Center.
ALMA Discovers Comet Factory
(6 June 2013) Astronomers using the new Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have imaged a region around a young star where dust particles can grow by clumping together.
Extra Solar Planets
Evidence For Extrasolar Planet Under Construction
(13 June 2013) Nearly 900 extrasolar planets have been confirmed to date, but now for the first time astronomers think they are seeing compelling evidence for a planet under construction in an unlikely place, at a great distance from its diminutive red dwarf star.
(12 June 2013) A research team led by Akihiko Fukui (NAOJ), Norio Narita (NAOJ) and Kenji Kuroda (the University of Tokyo) observed the atmosphere of super-Earth “GJ3470b” in Cancer for the first time in the world using two telescopes at OAO (Okayama Astrophysical Observatory, NAOJ).
Astronomers Gear Up To Discover Earth-Like Planets
(6 June 2013) As part of an international team of exoplanets hunters, astronomers at the UA are developing a technique to detect faint dust clouds around other stars, many of which might hide Earth-like planets.
Stars Don't Obliterate Their Planets (Very Often)
(6 June 2013) Stars have an alluring pull on planets, especially those in a class called hot Jupiters, which are gas giants that form farther from their stars before migrating inward and heating up.
NanoRacks Seeks Partners To Bring Higher Quality Protein Structures To Biomedical Research
(6 June 2013) NanoRacks announced today positive test results on the ability to grow protein crystals in space using research hardware commonly used by biotechnology companies.
Europe's ATV Docks With ISS
(15 June 2013) ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle, Albert Einstein, completed a flawless rendezvous with the International Space Station on 15 June when it docked smoothly with orbital outpost at 14:07 GMT (16:07 CEST).
Astrium Selects AdaCore’s GNAT Pro And PolyORB For International Space Station
(11 June 2013) AdaCore announced today that Astrium, a wholly owned subsidiary of EADS, has selected AdaCore’s GNAT Pro development environment and PolyORB middleware toolset for use in the Core Ground System (CGS) - CGS forms the basis to operate the Columbus laboratory, the European contribution to the International Space Station (ISS).
Moon Radiation Findings May Reduce Health Risks To Astronauts
(11 June 2013) Space scientists from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) report that data gathered by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) show lighter materials like plastics provide effective shielding against the radiation hazards faced by astronauts during extended space travel.
Orion Spacecraft Proves Sound Under Pressure
(6 June 2013) After a month of being poked, prodded and pressurized in ways that mimicked the stresses of spaceflight, NASA's Orion crew module successfully passed its static loads tests on Wednesday.
Sierra Nevada Corporation Begins Dream Chaser Main Hybrid Rocket Motor Testing
(6 June 2013) Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the successful start of the latest phase of hybrid rocket motor qualification testing for the Dream Chaser flight vehicle.
Astrium And ECAPS Develop New ‘Green’ Propulsion System
(18 June 2013) Astrium has entered into an agreement with ECAPS to jointly develop a “green” propulsion system concept, which is based on ADN technology.
Small Satellites Soar In High-Altitude Demonstration
(18 June 2013) Four tiny spacecraft soared over the California desert June 15 in a high-altitude demonstration flight that tested the sensor and equipment designs created by NASA engineers and student launch teams.
Saft To Provide Lithium-ion Battery For LEO Satellite Program
(17 June 2013) Saft has been awarded a $1.2-million dollar contract from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., to supply the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery for a LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite program.
e2v Imaging Sensors Launched On ATV-4
(6 June 2013) On 6th June 2013, e2v high performance imaging sensors were launched into space on board the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Albert Einstein spacecraft, the fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) to be sent to the International Space Station (ISS).
UK Spin-out Brings Space Technology To Earth
(19 June 2013) Technology designed to measure water vapour on Mars is poised for use in a whole host of everyday applications here on Earth from monitoring food production or industrial gas emissions, to surveying volcanic ash clouds and even giving farmers a health check on their crops.
European Space Propulsion And European Astrotech Limited Sign Fueling Services Agreement
(19 June 2013) European Space Propulsion (ESP), an Aerojet Rocketdyne company, and European Astrotech Limited (EAL) announced today that they have signed an agreement to combine resources to support the growing satellite fueling services market.
Arianespace To Launch Göktürk-1 High-resolution Observation Satellite
(18 June 2013) Today in Le Bourget Arianespace has announced a launch contract with Telespazio to launch the Göktürk-1 satellite for the Turkish government.
Sea Launch And Eutelsat Sign New Agreement For Launch Services
(18 June 2013) Sea Launch and Eutelsat today announced the finalization of an agreement to launch the Eutelsat 3B spacecraft in April 2014 utilizing the Sea Launch Zenit-3SL launch system and launching from the ocean-based Odyssey launch platform.
Astrium Ships Alphasat For Launch
(17 June 2013) Alphasat, the most sophisticated commercial communications satellite ever built, has left Astrium’s facilities in Toulouse today after completion of its final integration and test campaign and is now en route to Kourou, French Guyana, to be prepared for its launch aboard an Ariane 5, scheduled for the end of July.
SES’ Astra 2E Satellite Shipped To Baikonur For July 21 Launch
(17 July 2013) Eleven days after the successful launch of the SES-6 satellite on board an ILS Proton booster, the Astra 2E satellite has safely arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Solar Mission Spacecraft Ready For Launch
(17 June 2013) The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft is on track for a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on June 26.
ASTS To Lead SpaceX Certification Activities At Vandenberg
(14 June 2013) Space Exploration Technologies Corporation and the U.S. Air Force reached an agreement June 7 that will allow the company to compete for national security space payload contracts after it completes a certification process that will be led, at Vandenberg, by the 1st Air and Space Test Squadron.
INSAT-3D Delivered For Next Ariane 5 Launch
(13 June 2013) Payload preparations for Arianespace’s third Ariane 5 mission in 2013 have commenced following this week’s delivery of INSAT-3D, which is one of two spacecraft that will be lofted on a heavy-lift flight targeted for the second half of July.
MT Aerospace To Develop And Manufacture Large Tank Components For Space Launch System
(12 June 2013) MT Aerospace, part of the European space and technology group OHB AG, signed an authorization to proceed with The Boeing Company for the development and production of large tank components for the NASA Space Launch System (SLS) core stage.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries And Arianespace To Cooperate On Commercial Launches
(7 June 2013) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Arianespace S.A. today concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) pertaining primarily to implementation of joint proposals relating to commercial space rocket launches.
Europe's Heaviest Cargo Ship Launched To Space Station
(6 June 2013) ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle, Albert Einstein, was launched into orbit last evening from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
LADEE Arrives At Wallops For Moon Mission
(6 June 2013) The NASA Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) arrived today at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility to begin final processing for its trip to the moon later this year.
ATV-4 (Albert Einstein)
Soyuz TMA-09M ISS 35S
Proba V, ESTCube 1, VNREDSat 1A
Chinasat 11 (ZX 11, SupremeSat 11)
SIA Report Shows Higher Satellite Industry Growth In 2012
(17 June 2013) The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today released its 2013 State of the Satellite Industry Report, showing a 7% growth in world satellite industry revenues in 2012, up from 5% growth in 2011.
Swiss Space Systems Strengthens Network Of Partners
(17 June 2013) Swiss Space Systems – S3, the fledgling Swiss aerospace company, was officially launched on 13 March this year.
GenCorp Completes Acquisition Of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
(14 June 2013) GenCorp announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all operations of the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne business from United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX).
United Technologies Closes On Rocketdyne Deal
(14 June 2013) United Technologies has closed on the sale of substantially all operations of its Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne unit to GenCorp, except for its interest in the RD Amross joint venture.
Products and Services
PolarSat Announces Availability Of Latest System Software Release For VSATPlus3.
(19 June 2013) PolarSat has announced the general availability of its newest system platform release for its leading product VSATPlus3.
Norsat Introduces Easy-Acquire Ranger 45cm And 60cm Microsat Terminals
(18 June 2013) Norsat International has announced the launch of the ultra-portable Ranger series of fly-away satellite terminals.
Orbit Launches New Maritime Mobile VSAT OceanTRx Product Line
(18 June 2013) Orbit Communication Systems has announced the Asian launch of the OceanTRx maritime stabilized mobile VSAT platform.
e2v Releases First Space Qualified GHz-class Microprocessor
(17 June 2013) e2v, the leading hi-rel semiconductor solutions provider, today announces the launch of a space qualified version of the Power Architecture PC7448, the first GHz class microprocessors in the world which can be integrated onto space qualified equipment.
Newly Launched HughesNet Voice Service Rolling Out In U.S.
(17 June 2013) Hughes Network Systems today announced the launch of HughesNet Voice, its feature-rich home Voice over IP (VoIP) solution. It is already available to subscribers in the U.S.
ViaSat Introduces Exede Voice Home Telephone Service
(13 June 2013) ViaSat is launching Exede Voice, becoming the first satellite Internet service provider to offer U.S. residential telephone service.
iGT Achieves NIST Validation For FIPS 140-2 Government Standard
(10 June 2013) iDirect Government Technologies (iGT) today announced that its iDX 2.3.1, Evolution series line cards and remotes achieved a Level 1 validation against Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2: Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules.
Orbcomm Launches Complete Dual-Mode Telematics Solution For Heavy Equipment Industry
(6 June 2013) Orbcomm today announced the availability of a complete end-to-end telematics solution for the heavy equipment industry.
Handling "Big Data" Is No Small Feat
(12 June 2013) Policy-makers and science and industry representatives are discussing how to make large amounts of Earth observation data accessible to a wider user community.
ESA's Largest Scientific Event Of The Year
(10 June 2013) Organised and hosted by ESA with the support of the UK Space Agency, the Living Planet Symposium on 9–13 September in Edinburgh, UK brings together scientists and users to present their latest findings on Earth’s environment and climate derived from satellite data.
Markus Fritz Joins Eutelsat As Director Of Commercial Development And Marketing
(18 June 2013) Eutelsat Communications today announced that Markus Fritz joined the company on June 17 as Director of Commercial Development and Marketing, reporting to Jean-Francois Leprince-Ringuet, the Group's Chief Commercial Officer.
Karim Michel Sabbagh To Succeed Romain Bausch As President And CEO Of SES
(17 June 2013) SES announced today that the company’s President and CEO Romain Bausch informed the Board of Directors that he plans to step down from his position at the next annual general meeting of shareholders in April 2014.
PCI Geomatics Appoints Arnold Hougham As VP, Sales And Marketing
(17 June 2013) PCI Geomatics has announced the appointment of Arnold Hougham as Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
Harmonic Appoints New Senior Vice President Of Worldwide Sales
(10 June 2013) Harmonic today announced that George Stromeyer has been appointed as the company's new senior vice president of worldwide sales.
Asia Broadcast Satellite Names Henry Au-Yeung As Chief Network Officer
(11 June 2013) Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) announced today the appointment of Henry Au-Yeung as Chief Network Officer (CNO), a new role for the company.
NewSat Secures Leading Satellite Executive Scott Sprague As COO
(11 June 2013) NewSat has announced the appointment of Scott Sprague as Chief Commercial Officer.
PlanetiQ Hires Timothy Puckorius As SVP Of Business Development
(11 June 2013) PlanetiQ, a commercial provider of satellite data critical to accurate weather forecasting, space weather prediction and climate monitoring worldwide, announced today that Timothy Puckorius has been hired as Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Measat Appoints New Sales Director
(10 June 2013) Measat Satellite Systems announced today the appointment of Rajeev Nair as Director of Sales, Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Planetary Resources Names Peter Marquez As VP For Global Engagement
(10 June 2013) Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, announced today the hiring of Peter Marquez to lead the company’s global engagement.
New Executive Director For VCSI
(8 June 2013) Dave King, Chairman of the Von Braun Center for Science & Innovation (VCSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that effective June 10, 2013 Dr. Seamus Tuohy will be the new Executive Director of VCSI.
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