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October 9th, 2017
 
 
Saturday's Update: ULA's Launch Scrubbed NROL 52 Issues with the Launch Vehicle
Even though NROL-52's mission is a secret in the interest of national security,  there are those observers who are often able to identify ...
 
U.S.A.F.'s DMSP F-19 Not Transmitting Weather Data
There is no impact to the strategic weather mission, and the remaining satellites are able to support warfighter requirements through resilient systems and processes...
 
Australia's Youthful Obsession in 1970 Created OSCAR 5 the Longest Surviving Earth Satellite
“Obviously, the ‘baddies’ were not a consideration, even if we could speak their language, so an American launch was the only feasible option.”
 
China Launches Venezuela's Antonio Jose de Sucre Satellite From Jiuquan
The launch occurred at midnight local time, according to the telesur online infosite. Authorities say the new satellite will provide a better tool for...
 
SpaceX Successfully Sends Iridium's NEXT Group of 10 Satellites
two successful launches already completed this year, this third batch of 10 satellites brings the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit to 30 ...
 
South Australian Government Scheduling Meets with South Korean and Japanese Space Agencies
The government is leading a mission to South Korea and Japan to discuss to discuss business opportunities which might arise with South Australia’s...
 
AsiaSat 9 is On Track, In Position and Begins Transmission
AsiaSat 9 has new Ku-band beams including the world’s first Ku-band Myanmar beam, dedicated Indonesia and Mongolia beams in addition to ...
 
Now Arriving @ SES Video a New VP and a Director for APAC Market Development
Between them, they bring a wealth of regional experience, dual perspectives from an operator and customer lens, and proven track records...
 
The First Nanosatellite Engineering Professional Certificate Developed by KSF Space Foundation Engineers
Many future jobs will have a mandatory requirement of an NEP certification
 
Thuraya to Participate in the Offshore Patrol Vessels Middle East Event in Kuwait City
According to the company, Thuraya’s ‘at-sea’ devices are popular in the maritime markets of the GCC and surrounding Arab countries. The company’s display...
 
NOAA's JPSS-1 Satellite Set for a November 10 Launch
JPSS-1, or NOAA-20 as it will be known once on orbit, will provide sophisticated meteorological data and observations of atmosphere, ocean and land...
 
Raytheon to Continue Their Support of NOAA's AWIPS System
Over the last decade, Raytheon has partnered with NOAA and the National Weather Service to operate and upgrade the 24x7 AWIPS system used by...
 
Clarksville Police Chaplain Gathers Satellite Phones for Puerto Rico
Martinez says he realized just how bad the communication was when he couldn't contact his mother after the hurricane for five days.
 
Now Employee-Owned, Scottish firm STAR-Dundee Completes Transition
Technology that originated in Dundee is now being used across the world on more than 100 spacecraft which are monitoring the Earth, exploring...
 
Brazil's Atech Corporation Goes with ND SatCom's SKYWAN Satellite Routers
The selection was made due to the leading-edge SKYWAN 5G technology and long-term experience in establishing communication networks as well...
 
Innovative Propulsion System in the Works by Aerojet Rocketdyne for DARPA
The primary goal of the AFRE program is to develop and ground demonstrate a reusable hydrocarbon propulsion system that can...
 
UltiSat Win to Bring Ka-Band Comms to DISA for Global Hawk Ops
UltiSat will provide the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Combat Command (ACC) with commercial Ku-band satellite capacity for Global Hawk (GH)...
 
Satellite Backhaul to be Addressed by Gilat in Upcoming, Cost-Free Webinar
This webinar from Gilat challenges some of the satellite-backhaul myths and preconceptions, highlights its current performance characteristics, and...
 
SES GS Garners Copious Contracts for MEO O3b Satellite Network Support for USG Customers
By the close of 2017, SES GS will be delivering nearly 4 Gigabits per second of managed O3b services in support of 13 sites globally to...
 
Fortress® Wireless Gateway Debuts from General Dynamics Mission Systems
Designed as a secure communications gateway for tactical, public safety and industrial applications, the Wireless Gateway provides connectivity...
 
RUAG's Thermal Insulation Keeps the NEXT Satellites Operating Smoothly
With a planned service life of up to 15 years, smooth operation of the satellites is contingent on stable temperature conditions in their interior.
 
Simultaneous Multiple RF Signals Channeling for Infiniium Oscilloscopes Debut from Guzik Technical Enterprises
The ADP7000 products can directly sample RF signals at DC up to 10 GHz on multiple channels simultaneously — all signal processing is performed in...