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Avionics Services and Blue Sky Network Partner to Improve Aircraft Safety and Efficiency

Blue Sky Network, a supplier of satellite tracking and communication solutions for aviation, land and marine, has entered a partnership with Avionics Services, a company that develops, installs and certifies avionics equipment for the civilian and military aviation markets.

By | August 7, 2013


NanoSatisfi Sends Crowd-Funded Satellites into Space

The ArduSat 1 and ArduSat 10 satellites, partly built in Australia, assembled by U.S.-based company NanoSatisfi, and funded by crowd-funding website KickStarter, are currently on board the Japanese cargo module HTV4, which launched from the Japanese island of Tanegashima on August 4.

By | August 5, 2013


ABS Confirms New Satellite from Boeing to Launch With Satmex 9

Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) confirmed the build of ABS 2A, a multi-beam, 48-transponder Ku satellite that will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2015 to ABS’ prime location at 75 degrees east.

By | August 1, 2013


Surrey Satellite’s US Facility Opens Doors to NASA Partnership

U.K.-based Surrey Satellite Technology is no stranger to delivering small satellite missions, in fact, since the company’s birth in 1981, it has already launched 41 of such spacecraft.

By | July 3, 2013


CPI Acquires Miteq’s MCL

CPI International and its wholly owned subsidiary Communications & Power Industries (CPI) have acquired M C L, a manufacturer of power amplifier products and systems for the satellite communications market and a wholly owned subsidiary of MITEQ

By | July 1, 2013

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Satellite Manufacturers Cut Jobs Despite Massive Revenue Growth

Despite seeing a 23 percent revenue increase in 2012, the satellite manufacturing sector also saw the biggest loss of U.S. jobs

By | June 20, 2013


Skyware Global Launches New Tactical Ground Systems Division

The birth of Skyware Technologies on May 23 will create the potential for better industry focus.

By | June 5, 2013


Thales Alenia Space: “An Electric Propulsion System Launched Later This Year”

Thales Alenia Space is one of the top satellite manufacturers competing in an uber-competitive marketplace with the likes of Space Systems Loral (SSL), Astrium, Boeing, and Orbital Sciences among others. Sami Ben-Amor, Thales Alenia Space’s product line management director for telecommunications admitted that 2012 was a “medium” year for the company and attributes the low […]

By | May 6, 2013


All Electric Satellites: Revolution or Evolution?

Jay Gullish, director of Space & Telecommunications at Futron, vividly recalls his reaction last year when Boeing made its groundbreaking announcement about launching two satellites with all-electric propulsion for two different customers – Satmex and ABS – in the same slot, on the same rocket. “Innovation and satellite manufacturing are not always words that end […]

By | May 1, 2013


Surrey Satellite US Moves into New Satellite Mission Facility Headquarters

Surrey Satellite Technology US (SST-US) has moved into a new purpose-built company headquarters and satellite manufacturing facility in Englewood, Colo.

By | April 4, 2013

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