Alcatel-Lucent partners Inmarsat on EU-wide aviation network
(20 November 2014) Leading IP networking, ultra-broadband access and cloud technology specialist Alcatel-Lucent is joining Inmarsat as a technology partner for the development of the first fully integrated aviation telecommunications network across the European Union (EU).
SkyVision provides Cable & Wireless Seychelles with state-of-the-art IP trunking and managed private network solution
(20 November 2014) SkyVision Global Networks today announced the commencement of its managed IP Trunking and Private Network solutions to Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS), part of the Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) group of companies operating in 38 markets worldwide.
iSat delivers pilot VSATs to begin commercializing Es’hail 1 Ka-band transponders
(19 November 2014) Integrated Satellite Applications Technologies (iSat) has delivered and installed two pilot VSAT terminals at Es'hailSat's headquarters in Doha, Qatar, to enable the commercialization of the Ka-band payloads on Es'hail 1.
SSL wins Indonesian satellite contract
(19 November 2014) Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has announced a contract to build a communications satellite for the Indonesian satellite operator, PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN).
Gilat Satcom adopts NovelSat NS3 to increase capacity between Africa and the USA
(18 November 2014) Gilat Satcom today announced that it is now using Novelsat NS3 to increase capacity from its newly launched POP in Maryland on the east coast of the USA.
New sites will boost European search and rescue
(17 November 2014) A trio of stations has taken shape on three islands at the far corners of our continent, ready to pick up distress calls via satellite from all across Europe and its surrounding waters.
Jabiru-2 commences commercial service
(14 November 2014) NewSat is pleased to announce that the Measat-3b satellite, which hosts the Jabiru-2 payload, has officially commenced commercial service.
World's first satellite-powered tablet to use Newtec technology for e-learning
(14 November 2014) Satellite solution provider Yazmi today announced a new e-learning scheme using the first satellite-enabled tablet, called Odyssey, and Newtec’s multicast technology to deliver content via satellite to rural, remote and low income regions in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
O3b Networks and Hermes Datacomms are changing the face of energy communications in Africa
(13 November 2014) O3b Networks and Hermes Datacomms today announced that they are teaming up to deliver advanced communications services to a major energy customer in Angola.
Eutelsat and Isocel Telecom join forces to provide satellite connectivity to Benin tax authorities
(12 November 2014) Eutelsat Communications and Isocel Telecom, one of Benin’s leading Internet Service Providers, have announced the conclusion of a multi-year lease for C-band capacity on the Eutelsat 3B satellite to support the country’s tax collection system.
O3b Networks and RCS revolutionize connectivity in South Sudan
(12 November 2014) O3b Networks today announced that RCS-Communication has entered commercial service on its O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellation.
O3b Networks lights up Gulfsat Madagascar as deployment in Africa accelerates
(12 November 2014) O3b today announced the activation of Gulfsat Madagascar on its innovative, state-of-the-art satellite network.
Advantech Wireless to expand broadband VSAT network for government services in Latin America
(11 November 2014) Advantech Wireless announced today that its S4120 VSAT terminal has been selected by a major Government Services Organization in Latin America to support multiple services including enterprise, critical infrastructure, COTM, 3G & 4G mobile backhaul, and broadband access.
BICS launches IP over satellite services to enhance reliability and reach for African telcos
(11 November 2014) BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, has launched a range of IP over satellite (IPoSat) services, to provide cost effective connectivity to landlocked countries and a robust back-up for fibre and submarine cables, allowing operators to increase their network availability and secure an improved quality of service for customers.
SES Broadband Services to connect 36 villages in Germany
(11 November 2014) SES Broadband Services has won the contracts to provide its Astra Connect for communities satellite broadband service to 36 German villages located across the Eifel district of Bitburg-Prüm.
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting approves Intellian v-Series antennas for Thor 7
(10 November 2014) Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) announced today that Intellian’s v-series antennas have been approved for use on its forthcoming satellite, Thor 7.
Inmarsat completes construction of the Global Xpress ground network
(7 November 2014) Inmarsat has completed construction of the final four satellite access stations (SAS) for its Global Xpress (GX) fleet.
Asemblea Nacional del Ecuador selects IDC to provide network expansion
(19 November 2014) International Datacasting Corporationhas been selected by Asemblea Nacional del Ecuador to expand upon an existing IDC audio network and deploy a new IDC video distribution service.
Eutelsat and Spacecom create unified neighbourhood for Africa’s Free-To-Air satellite TV
(19 November 2014) Eutelsat Communications and Spacecom today announced the signature of a partnership agreement that will drive expansion of digital entertainment services at one of Africa’s fastest-growing video neighbourhoods.
Sky News SNG fleet complete
(19 November 2014) SIS LIVE has delivered six new Satellite Newsgathering (SNG) vehicles to Sky News, as the company further enhances its fast, reliable coverage of breaking news stories across the UK.
iN DEMAND renews key capacity deal with SES
(13 November 2014) Global satellite operator SES today announced that iN DEMAND has renewed a cornerstone capacity agreement to continue the delivery of its popular programming packages to cable audiences across North America and the Caribbean.
M7 Group contracts for additional HD capacity with SES
(13 November 2014) SES announced today that Luxembourg-based satellite television provider M7 Group has contracted additional capacity and extended an existing capacity contract at Astra 23.5 degrees East.
Globecomm continues to grow its media services business with Globecast Americas
(10 November 2014) Globecomm announced today that it has expanded its broadcast media business with Globecast Americas to include the full time uplink of multiplexed carriers as well as a managed fiber network from its facilities in Maryland and New York.
RSCC and Romantis set up a new project to provide video services in African region
(10 November 2014) Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) and Romantis are creating a new technological DTH TV-platform for the Africa coverage.
Crystal TV and Eutelsat team on accelerating access to digital channels in Ghana
(7 November 2014) Eutelsat Communications has sealed a ten-year contract with Crystal TV, Ghana's leading commercial broadcaster, for capacity connected to the African service area of the Eutelsat 16A satellite.
Northrop Grumman awarded Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder for the Joint Polar Satellite System
(19 November 2014) Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $121 million contract by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to build and deliver the third Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) for NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).
New Raytheon hyperspectral sensors will provide unprecedented images from space
(17 November 2014) Two new commercial satellites will carry sensor payloads developed by Raytheon to deliver images of unprecedented depth and detail.
GOES-S satellite EXIS instrument passes final review
(13 November 2014) One of the instruments that will fly aboard NOAA's GOES-S satellite has completed its final review.
Copernicus Climate Change and Atmosphere Monitoring Services launched
(11 November 2014) A ground-breaking agreement was signed in Brussels today between the European Commission and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF).
CGS to provide MetOp Second Generation microwave imager
(10 November 2014) Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio (CGS) has signed a contract with Airbus DS for the realization of the MicroWave Imager (MWI) instrument for the MetOp Second Generation satellites.
DLR and ESA sign collaborative ground segment cooperation for Sentinel data
(10 November 2014) With the first Copernicus satellite now operational, ESA and the DLR German Aerospace Center have signed an arrangement on managing and accessing Sentinel data.
NASA's new wind watcher ready for weather forecasters
(10 November 2014) In an early holiday gift to the world's weather and marine forecasting agencies, ocean-winds data from NASA's newest Earth-observing mission, the International Space Station-Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat), are being released two months ahead of schedule.
Eumetsat to provide space data and operational support to Copernicus marine, atmosphere and climate change services
(7 November 2014) Alain Ratier, Director-General of Eumetsat and Philippe Brunet, Director of Aerospace, Maritime, Security and Defence Industries within the European Commission's Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry, today signed the Agreement between the European Union and Eumetsat on the implementation of the Copernicus Programme.
Galileo satellite set for new orbit
(10 November 2014) ESA’s fifth Galileo navigation satellite, one of two left in the wrong orbit this summer, will make a series of manoeuvres this month as a prelude to its health being confirmed.
New African TAC-PAK mobile command centers deploy VSAT satellite terminals
(7 November 2014) Multiple African military, peacekeeping and First Responders deploy VSAT satellite terminals from 308 Systems as a pivotal technology in ensuring fast, effective responses during critical missions.
Working life extensions for ESA's science missions
(20 November 2014) Continuing operations of ten space science missions have been extended by ESA’s Science Programme Committee (SPC).
Unravelling the mystery of gamma-ray bursts
(20 November 2014) A team of scientists hope to trace the origins of gamma-ray bursts with the aid of giant space ‘microphones’.
Elusive dark matter may be detected with GPS satellites
(17 November 2014) Andrei Derevianko, of the University of Nevada, Reno, and his colleague Maxim Pospelov, of the University of Victoria and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada, have proposed a method for a dark-matter search with GPS satellites and other atomic clock networks that compares times from the clocks and looks for discrepancies.
Cardiff scientists help unlock secrets of the Universe
(13 November 2014) A team of Cardiff University researchers have made a breakthrough in helping scientists discover hundreds of black holes throughout the universe.
Orbital awarded contract by NASA for scientific balloon operations
(18 November 2014) Orbital Sciences Corporation today announced that its Technical Services Division (TSD) in Greenbelt, MD was awarded a contract by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to operate the space agency’s Science Balloon Operations program.
Hubble observations cast further doubt on how globular custers formed
(20 November 2014) Thanks to the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, some of the most mysterious cosmic residents have just become even more puzzling.
Age of star nursery precisely determined for the first time
(17 November 2014) The precise age of a star-forming cloud has now been determined by a team under the leadership of scientists at the University of Cologne using the GREAT spectrometer on board the SOFIA airborne observatory.
It’s filamentary: how galaxies evolve in the cosmic web
(20 November 2014) How do galaxies like our Milky Way form, and just how do they evolve?
Sudden appearance of galaxies in the early universe
(18 November 2014) A team of astronomers using the Subaru Telescope's Suprime-Cam to perform the Subaru Ultra-Deep Survey for Lyman-alpha Emitters have looked back more than 13 billion years to find 7 early galaxies that appeared quite suddenly within 700 million years of the Big Bang.
Star making over for these youthful compact galaxies
(13 November 2014) Researchers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have uncovered young, massive, compact galaxies whose star-making is ending early.
The answer is blowing in the intergalactic wind
(13 November 2014) Astronomers from the University of Toronto and the University of Arizona have provided the first direct evidence that an intergalactic “wind” is stripping galaxies of star-forming gas as they fall into clusters of galaxies.
Primordial galaxy bursts with starry births
(12 November 2014) Peering deep into time with one of the world's newest, most sophisticated telescopes, astronomers have found a galaxy - AzTEC-3 - that gives birth annually to 500 times the number of suns as the Milky Way galaxy, according to a new Cornell University-led study published Nov. 10 in the Astrophysical Journal.
ALMA finds best evidence yet for galactic merger in distant protocluster
(10 November 2014) Nestled among a triplet of young galaxies more than 12.5 billion light-years away is a cosmic powerhouse: a galaxy that is producing stars nearly 1,000 times faster than our own Milky Way.
MUSE reveals true story behind galactic crash
(10 November 2014) The new MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has provided researchers with the best view yet of a spectacular cosmic crash.
Swift mission probes an exotic object: ‘kicked’ black hole or mega star?
(19 November 2014) An international team of researchers analyzing decades of observations from many facilities, including NASA's Swift satellite, has discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.
Black hole may be a neutrino factory
(13 November 2014) The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing neutrinos. If confirmed, this would be the first time that scientists have traced neutrinos back to a black hole.
First flashes of lightning from a black hole
(10 November 2014) An international group of researchers with the participation of the Astronomic Observatory of the Universitat de València has discovered the first lightning bolts from a black hole by eruption with the strongest brightness variations in an extragalactic object ever observed.
Alignment of quasars across billions of light-years
(19 November 2014) New observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile have revealed alignments over the largest structures ever discovered in the Universe.
Astronomers dissect the aftermath of a supernova
(10 November 2014) In research published today in the Astrophysical Journal, an Australian led team of astronomers has used radio telescopes in Australia and Chile to see inside the remains of a supernova.
DSCOVR mission passes major milestones
(20 November 2014) The upcoming Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a satellite designed to monitor and warn of harmful solar activity that could impact Earth, recently cleared two major reviews and remains on track to launch January 23, 2015.
Studying the interaction of the solar wind and Earth’s atmosphere from Norway
(18 November 2014) NASA sounding rocket teams and university scientists are conduct experiments to increase the understanding of the interaction of the solar wind with Earth’s upper atmosphere.
ICON cleared for next development phase
(12 November 2014) NASA has officially confirmed the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, mission, clearing it to move forward into the development phase.
Second time through, Mars rover examines chosen rocks
(18 November 2014) NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has completed a reconnaissance "walkabout" of the first outcrop it reached at the base of the mission's destination mountain and has begun a second pass examining selected rocks in the outcrop in more detail.
Lockheed Martin begins final assembly of NASA's next Mars lander
(17 November 2014) Lockheed Martin has started the assembly, test and launch operations (ATLO) phase for NASA's InSight Mars lander spacecraft.
Warmth and flowing water on early Mars were episodic
(17 November 2014) Ample evidence of ancient rivers, streams, and lakes make it clear that Mars was at some point warm enough for liquid water to flow on its surface.
Mars has macroweather
(13 November 2014) Weather, which changes day-to-day due to constant fluctuations in the atmosphere, and climate, which varies over decades, are familiar.
Mars spacecraft reveal comet flyby effects on Martian atmosphere
(7 November 2014) Two NASA and one European spacecraft that obtained the first up-close observations of a comet flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, have gathered new information about the basic properties of the comet’s nucleus and directly detected the effects on the Martian atmosphere.
Jupiter's Red Spot is likely a sunburn, not a blush
(11 November 2014) The ruddy color of Jupiter's Great Red Spot is likely a product of simple chemicals being broken apart by sunlight in the planet's upper atmosphere, according to a new analysis of data from NASA's Cassini mission.
Cassini sails into new ocean adventures on Titan
(10 November 2014) NASA's Cassini mission continues its adventures in extraterrestrial oceanography with new findings about the hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan.
Extreme storms on Uranus
(12 November 2014) The normally bland face of Uranus has become increasingly stormy, with enormous cloud systems so bright that for the first time ever, amateur astronomers are able to see details in the planet’s hazy blue-green atmosphere.
Uranus's hidden interior
(12 November 2014) Long believed to be one of the blandest regions of any of the giant gas planets, the southern hemisphere of Uranus revealed a flurry of previously unknown atmospheric phenomena, possibly hinting at an unusual feature in the interior of the pale blue planet.
New Horizons set to wake up for Pluto encounter
(13 November 2014) NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft comes out of hibernation for the last time on Dec. 6.
Meteorite's magnetic fields reveal how planets formed
(13 November 2014) The most accurate laboratory measurements yet made of magnetic fields trapped in grains within a primitive meteorite are providing important clues to how the early solar system evolved.
Geologic maps of Vesta from NASA's Dawn mission published
(17 November 2014) Images from NASA's Dawn Mission have been used to create a series of high-resolution geological maps of the large asteroid Vesta, revealing the variety of surface features in unprecedented detail.
New map shows frequency of small asteroid impacts
(14 November 2014) A map released today by NASA's Near Earth Object (NEO) Program reveals that small asteroids frequently enter and disintegrate in the Earth's atmosphere with random distribution around the globe.
Vesta is not an intact protoplanet
(12 November 2014) Nearly forty years ago, Guy Consolmagno was young graduate student at the University of Arizona's Department of Planetary Sciences; his work there with the late Michael Drake first proposed that asteroid Vesta was the parent body of the Howardite-Eucrite-Diogenite (HED) clan of basaltic meteorites.
Tail discovered on long-known asteroid
(11 November 2014) A two-person team of Carnegie's Scott Sheppard and Chadwick Trujillo of the Gemini Observatory has discovered a new active asteroid, called 62412, in the Solar System's main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Asteroid’s size revealed for first time
(10 November 2014) When the double asteroid Patroclus-Menoetius passed directly in front of a star on the night of Oct. 20, a team of volunteer astronomers across the U.S. was waiting.
Philae's landing sounds
(20 November 2014) A short but significant 'thud' was heard by the Cometary Acoustic Surface Sounding Experiment (CASSE) as Philae made its first touchdown on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Rosetta continues into its full science phase
(19 November 2014) With the Philae lander’s mission complete, Rosetta will now continue its own extraordinary exploration, orbiting Comet 67P/Churymov–Gerasimenko during the coming year as the enigmatic body arcs ever closer to our Sun.
Philae on 67P – MUPUS experiment hammers probe into comet
(18 November 2014) The MUPUS instrument, one of 10 experiments on the Philae lander that touched down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko encountered very hard material with a temperature of about minus 170 degrees Celsius – probably rich in ice.
Churyumov-Gerasimenko – hard ice and organic molecules
(17 November 2014) Before going into hibernation at 01:36 CET on 15 November 2014, the Philae lander was able to conduct some work using power supplied by its primary battery.
Pioneering Philae completes main mission before hibernation
(15 November 2014) Rosetta’s lander has completed its primary science mission after nearly 57 hours on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
Three touchdowns for Rosetta's lander
(14 November 2014) After achieving touchdown on a comet for the first time in history, scientists and engineers are busy analysing this new world and the nature of the landing.
Rosetta's Philae probe lands on comet
(12 November 2014) ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.
First observations of the surfaces of objects from the Oort Cloud
(10 November 2014) Astronomers are announcing today the discovery of two unusual objects in comet-like orbits that originate in the Oort cloud but with almost no activity, giving scientists a first look at their surfaces.
Extra Solar Planets
Can Binary Terrestrial Planets Exist?
(12 November 2014) Two bodies, each of mass similar to Earth, can form a closely orbiting pair under certain conditions present during the formation of planetary systems.
Baby photos of a scaled-up solar system
(10 November 2014) Scientists at the University of Arizona have discovered what might be the closest thing to "baby photos" of our solar system.
Airbus Defence and Space primes ESA’s CHEOPS satellite to detect and characterise exoplanets
(7 November 2014) Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has become the prime contractor for the CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) satellite, the first small type mission of ESA’s (European Space Agency) Scientific Programme.
TESS mission cleared for next development phase
(7 November 2014) NASA has officially confirmed the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission, clearing it to move forward into the development phase.
CASIS announces grant awards for materials science investigations
(19 November 2014) The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced grant awards for three projects focused on materials science from the International Space Station (ISS), totaling approximately $800,000 in funding.
Airbus Defence and Space prime contractor for Orion service module
(17 November 2014) Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development and construction of the service module for Orion, the future American human space capsule.
Europe's 3D printer set for space station
(13 November 2014) Europe’s very first 3D printer in space is scheduled for installation aboard the ISS next year.
Orion spacecraft arrives at launch pad
(12 November 2014) NASA’s new Orion spacecraft now is at its launch pad after completing its penultimate journey in the early hours Wednesday.
Space station crew returns to Earth, lands safely in Kazakhstan
(9 November 2014) Three International Space Station (ISS) crew members returned to Earth Sunday after a 165-day mission that included hundreds of scientific experiments and several spacewalks.
NTSB update on crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo
(12 November 2014) The National Transportation Safety Board issued an investigative update today into the crash of SpaceShip Two on Oct. 31, 2014, in Mojave, Calif.
CubeSat instruments to demonstrate NASA firsts
(18 November 2014) The Dellingr six-unit CubeSat, which is taking its developers just one year to design, build and integrate, won't be the only potentially groundbreaking capability for NASA.
NASA announces early stage innovations space tech research grants
(18 November 2014) NASA has selected 11 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program.
NASA team set to deliver innovative 6U CubeSat
(18 November 2014) A NASA team gave itself just one year to develop, test and integrate an innovative CubeSat that could reliably and easily accommodate agency-class science investigations and technology demonstrations at a lower cost.
European Space Agency builds advanced telerobotics development platform on RTI Connext DDS
(12 November 2014) Real-Time Innovations (RTI) and the European Space Agency today announced that ESA has developed a telerobotics development platform built on RTI's Connext DDS product.
Swiss Space Systems concludes 1st phase drop-test flight campaign
(10 November 2014) Swiss Space Systems (S3) has concluded the first phase of a drop-test flight campaign with the help of Canadore College and its partners in North Bay.
GSAT-16 is fueled for launch with DirecTV-14 on December 4
(20 November 2014) India’s GSAT-16 telecommunications satellite has been fueled at the Spaceport for its launch on Arianespace’s next heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission, which is scheduled for December 4 from French Guiana.
NASA awards launch services contract for Ionospheric Connection Explorer
(20 November 2014) NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, to provide launch services for the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission.
MMS spacecraft begin pre-launch activities in Florida
(18 November 2014) In the coming months, engineers at Astrotech will conduct extensive final testing, fueling, remove protective covers from the 100 sensors and stack all four spacecraft prior to placing them inside the nose cone of the launch vehicle.
Ariane 5 rolls out for its December 4 mission
(14 November 2014) Arianespace’s sixth Ariane 5 for launch in 2014 is now ready to receive its two satellite passengers after this workhorse vehicle was moved to the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building in French Guiana.
Boeing stacks two satellites to launch as a pair
(12 November 2014) Boeing has successfully mated two 702SP (small platform) satellites in a stacked configuration in preparation for the first-ever conjoined satellite launch.
GSAT-16 is put through its paces for upcoming Ariane 5 flight
(7 November 2014) The Indian GSAT-16 telecommunications satellite for Arianespace’s next heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission is undergoing a detailed checkout at the Spaceport in French Guiana ahead of its scheduled liftoff on December 4.
Inmarsat opens new Sydney office
(18 November 2014) Inmarsat’s Sydney office was officially opened by Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat CEO on 13 November 2014, signalling the importance of the Australian market to Inmarsat and its continuing commitment and investment in the region.
ESA business incubator opens in Portugal
(11 November 2014) ESA’s latest Business Incubation Centre has opened in Portugal, ready to help entrepreneurs and start-up companies take space technology and services into non-space areas such as health, transport and energy.
NASA signs lease with Planetary Ventures for use of Moffett Airfield
(10 November 2014) In an effort to reduce costs and shed surplus property, NASA today signed a lease with Planetary Ventures to manage Moffett Federal Airfield (MFA), an agency facility located in Moffett Field, California, and rehabilitate its historic Hangar One.
Products and Services
Advantech Wireless releases new 100W Ku-band GaN based airborne grade SSPB/BUC
(19 November 2014) Advantech Wireless today announced the release of the new 2500-G Series 100W Ku-Band GaN Technology based Airborne Grade SSPB/BUC designed to meet stringent commercial airborne specifications.
Gilat launches breakthrough satellite-cellular hybrid terminal
(12 November 2014) Gilat Satellite Networks announced today its latest innovation – the SkyEdge II-c Libra satellite-cellular hybrid terminal.
United Teleports announces its new Chief Technology Officer, Jack Efromson
(17 November 2014) United Teleports has announced the appointment of Jack Efromson to its senior management team as Chief Technology Officer.
Dr. Roeland van der Marel appointed as STScI lead on proposed "Wide View" space telescope
(14 November 2014) The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) has appointed Dr. Roeland van der Marel to lead its work on a proposed NASA space telescope that will provide images as sharp as the Hubble Space Telescope, but over a hundred times larger area.