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Monday, July 27th, 2015

Searching for Underground Energy Sources from Space

July 27, 2015 — Data from ESA’s GOCE gravity satellite are being used to improve models of Earth’s geology, indicating the potential locations of subsurface energy sources.

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Landsat Sees Eye of the Sahara

July 20, 2015 — Located near the western edge of the Sahara Desert, the Eye of the Sahara is a feature that resembles a large eye when viewed from space. Also known as the Richat Structure or Guelb er Richat, the Eye is a symmetrical dome of eroded sedimentary and volcanic rock.

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Satellites Support Crop Yield Estimations in Turkey

July 20, 2015 — Airbus Defence and Space delivers SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellite data in support of the TARBIL (Agricultural Monitoring and Information System Project) project in Turkey. TARBIL is a highly technological and comprehensive agricultural monitoring project fusing multi-temporal in-situ data from 44,000 sensors across Turkey with SPOT 6 and SPOT 7

Monday, July 20th, 2015

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Global Positioning System for the U.S. Air Force

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.,July 20,2015 — A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the 10th Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 11:36 a.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. This is ULA’s sixth launch in 2015 and the 97th successful launch since the company

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Airbus Defence and Space Signs First Contract for Flexible Quantum Satellite with Eutelsat and ESA

July 9, 2015 — Airbus Defence and Space has signed the first contract for the fully reconfigurable Quantum satellite with Eutelsat and the European Space Agency (ESA). The Quantum satellite will be operated and commercialised by Eutelsat and will be able to adapt to new demands in coverage, bandwidth, power, frequency configurability and even change

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

New Lockheed Martin Center Improves Satellite Sensing and Communication Technologies

DENVER, July 8, 2015 — A new development center will advance satellite sensing and communication technologies, broadly known as Radio Frequency (RF) payloads, at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE:  LMT) facility in Denver. The RF Payload Center of Excellence will focus on developing reconfigurable payloads and advancing satellite systems that many already rely on, from high-def

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Airbus Defence and Space Selected to Partner in Production of OneWeb Satellite Constellation

June 15, 2015 — Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, announced that it has been selected by OneWeb Ltd. as its industrial partner for the design and manufacturing of its fleet of microsatellites.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sweden Signs Up For Sentinel Data

June 11, 2015 — With the second Copernicus-dedicated Sentinel satellite less than two weeks away from launch, ESA and Sweden have signed an arrangement on managing and accessing Sentinel data.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Forsberg GerMany Announces a New Strategic Partnership with Septentrio Satellite Navigation to Become a Distributor of Septentrio’s OEM Boards.

Leuven, Belgium and Lauenhagen, Germany, June 5, 2015 — Septentrio, a leading designer and manufacturer of GPS/GNSS receivers and Forsberg Germany, a leading OEM component supplier and system integrator, announced today a new strategic partnership.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Clearer Forecasts Ahead: Lockheed Martin Completes Assembly of NOAA’s Next-Generation Geostationary Weather Satellite

DENVER, June 4, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed assembly of NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite and is now beginning critical testing of the spacecraft.

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