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SSC Sounding Rocket Tests Cryogenic Fuel for Ariane 6 – Satellite Today

Recovery of the Cryofenix sounding rocket. Photo: Marcus Lindh/SSC [Via Satellite 02-25-2015] Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has launched a Cryofenix sounding rocket from the Esrange Space Center in Sweden filled with liquid hydrogen to study the propellant’s behavior in microgravity. The French space agency CNES and partner Air Liquide Advanced Technologies conducted the experiment and…

DigitalGlobe Begins Commercial Sales of 30 cm Satellite Imagery – Satellite Today

Auckland, New Zealand seen at 30 cm resolution. Photo: DigitalGlobe [Via Satellite 02-25-2015] DigitalGlobe announced today it has started selling high resolution, 30 cm imagery from its latest satellite, WorldView 3. At this resolution, rated 5.7 on the National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS), details such as aboveground utility lines in residential neighborhoods, manhole covers,…

Harris Corp Finishes GOES-R Ground Segment IT Infrastructure – Satellite Today

NOAA’s Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland, Md. Photo: NOAA [Via Satellite 02-25-2015] Harris Corporation, prime contractor and systems integrator for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) ground segment for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite–R (GOES–R) series program, has completed the computer hardware delivery, installation and integration for the necessary operational systems. The improved system…

Harris CapRock Pools Together Satellite and Terrestrial Connectivity Options in New Maritime Solution – Satellite Today

A Harris CapRock antenna. Photo: Harris CapRock [Via Satellite 02-24-2015] Harris CapRock has unveiled a fully managed connectivity solution that combines satellite, wireless and terrestrial technology for maritime users. The solution, dubbed Harris CapRock One, brings together satellites from Medium and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (MEO and GEO) with options such as terrestrial Multi-Protocol Label Switching…

Comtech Scores Contract to Expand Asian Communication Network – Satellite Today

A Comtech Telecommunications facility. Photo: Comtech [Via Satellite 02-24-2015] Comtech Telecommunications’ subsidiary Comtech EF Data has been awarded $5 million in orders for SATCOM equipment and services to expand a communication network in Asia. The unidentified customer will use Comtech EF Data’s CDM-570A/L-IP satellite modems and CDD-564A IP demodulators to dynamically allocate bandwidth and optimize…

KVH Ships 5,000 TrackPhone for mini-VSAT Broadband Network – Satellite Today

KVH mini-VSAT Tracphone. Photo: KVH [Via Satellite 02-24-2015] KVH Industries has recently shipped its 5,000 TracPhone satellite communications antenna system for the mini-VSAT broadband network. Together, the advanced TracPhone antenna systems and global mini-VSAT broadband network constitute an end-to-end solution for maritime satellite communications, providing connectivity to tankers, containerships, fishing fleets, offshore supply vessels, government…