Satellites

Satellites

Ball Aerospace-Built GMI Instrument Launches Aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite

BOULDER, Colo. - The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI) successfully launched on NASA's GPM Core Observatory satellite from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan at 1:37 p.m. EST on Feb. 27, 2014. The satellite flew onboard an H-IIA launch vehicle. Built for NASA, Ball's GMI is a multi-channel, conical-scanning microwave radiometer that...

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Communication Systems

Lockheed Martin MUOS Satellite Tests Show Extensive Reach in Polar Communications Capability

SUNNYVALE, Calif.Â- — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT recently demonstrated that the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites may help solve communication challenges in the arctic. Now people spread over thousands of square miles could have access to more secure, reliable communications. During company-funded tests, MUOS voice and data signals reached much farther north than...

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Communication Networks

Gilat Satcom and Gilat Satellite Networks to Supply Fixed and On-the-Move Satellite Services to Israeli Government

Tender Calls for Providing Equipment, Services and Maintenance for All Offices and National Companies PETAH TIKVA, IsraelÂ- – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today announced that it will supply satellite equipment as part of a tender won by Gilat Satcom to provide satellite services to the Israeli...

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Measuring Equipment

Three COM DEV Instruments Launched Onboard European Space Agency's Swarm Satellites

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario – COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), ( COM DEV" or "the Company") a leading manufacturer of space hardware and systems, announces that three state-of-the-art scientific instruments provided by COM DEV to the European Space Agency ("ESA") for its Swarm mission were launched today from the Plasetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The Swarm mission utilises three satellites...

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Video Encoders

SIS LIVE Equips New Fleet of Satellite News Gathering Vehicles with ATEME Codecs

Largest Operator of Mobile Satellite Uplink Vehicles in Europe Selects Kyrion Encoder/Decoders PARISÂ- – ATEME, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry, announced today that SIS LIVE, Europe's largest operator of Satellite News Gathering (SNG) vehicles, has selected ATEME's Kyrion encoders and decoders to equip 18 new Ka band vehicles with the...

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Communication Services

Eutelsat at Africacom: High-Power Satellites for Expanding Broadband and Broadcast Markets Across Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — 12-14 November 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, StandD09 Eutelsat showcasing satellite resources and services to accelerate digital infrastructure build-out across Africa - Africa at the core of Eutelsat's footprint: three new satellites brought into service over last 12 months - Three further satellites delivering new resources across multiple...

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Communication Networks

mecom Selects Hughes HX System for Fault-Tolerant Satellite Solution

Innovative solution delivers the highest reliability, even in crisis situations GERMANTOWN, Md. – Hughes Europe, the European operating and sales organization of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), today announced that Hamburg-based mecom Medien-Communikations-Gesellschaft mbH, Germany's leading company in the transmission of news in text, image, graphics, audio and video formats, has chosen...

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Satellites

GNSS Surveying System features tilt-compensation technology.

With internal tilt-compensation, Trimble® R10 GNSS System automatically adjusts for pole-tilt up to 15° from plumb, enabling surveyors to utilize GNSS with 100% measurement traceability. System also supports CenterPoint RTX subscription service, which delivers real-time 1.5 in. or better corrections via satellite directly to receiver without use of base station, VRS network, or...

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Forecasting Systems

Lockheed Martin Powers on First GOES-R Weather Satellite

First Time Systems are Powered-Up DENVERÂ- – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has powered on the system module of the GOES-R satellite for the first time. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series (GOES-R) is NOAA's next geostationary weather satellite. Power-on of the spacecraft's avionics and major electronic subsystems is a key milestone to delivery of the first...

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