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July 18th, 2013
 
 
Arianespace’s INSAT-3D Integrates + Mates (Launch)
[SatNews] Alphasat satellite is one of the most sophisticated commercial communications spacecraft ever built.
 
ULA Atlas V Is Rollin’ For MUOS-2 (Launch)
[SatNews] Forecast continues to show a 40 percent chance of favorable weather.
 
Astrium Prepares Alphasat for Sophistication in the Sky (Launch)
[SatNews] The platform is the most powerful on the market, capable of conducting missions with a satellite launch mass of up to 8,800kg, a payload power of up to 22kW and a payload mass up to 2,000kg.
 
Ball Aerospace and Lockheed Martin—Onboard Orion To Oversee (Spacecraft—Cameras)
[SatNews] Three Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. flight cameras have been installed on the...
 
European Space Agency (ESA)—Proba-2's Photo Proof Of Potency (Imagery)
[SatNews] The swirling eye of Typhoon Soulik as it approached Taiwan last Friday is caught by a tiny espresso...
 
Applied Systems Engineering—Duty Cycles Ramped Up (TWTA)
[SatNews] Applied Systems Engineering has unveiled their new Model 187Ka TWT Amplifier. This new unit is designed to operate TWT’s up to...
 
NASA’s Aqua Can’t Dampen These Fires (EO)
[SatNews] The wildfires rage and no end in sight.
 
World Teleport Association and SpaceNet—Playout Insights (SatBroadcasting™—Analysis | Report)
[SatNews] A FourNines report has been published that deals with the best practices in engineering, building and operating a broadcast playout center, taking into account...
 
Astrium Is SPOT-On While the JRC Tips Their CAP (Qualification Program)
[SatNews] these satellites...” will cover a surface area of up to 7 million square km per day, which is almost twice the surface area of the entire European Union!”
 
Satlink Communications—Technology Showcase @ IBC2013 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] The Russian military is planning to purchase aerial drones in the United Arab Emirates, a defense industry source said...
 
Orbital Sciences...Sneak A Peek @ Second Quarter (Financials)
[SatNews] "Although revenues were down, the Company reported another quarter of solid bottom-line financial results with higher operating margins, net income and earnings per share....
 
GVF’s First Certification Exam Turns Out Advanced Technical Operators
[SatNews] The test for Advanced Technical Operator (ATO), aimed at occasional use satellite uplink operators such as SNG van/truck operators and teleport uplink technicians, is the most demanding level of certification of the series.?
 
Thomson Broadcast—It's Good To Repeat One's Self (Of Interest To SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Thomson Broadcast has started delivering the technology for the next stage of Israel’s national DVB-T/DVB-T2 infrastructure project, with the implementation of...
 
Vishay Intertechnology—Power Supply Necessities (Capacitors)
[SatNews] Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) has introduced a new ultra-high-capacitance series of tantalum-cased wet tantalum capacitors with...