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  1. Congressman: NOAA Should Rely on Commercial Data for Weather Forecasts

    ... JPSS program includes a series of advanced spacecraft, three satellites and a versatile ground system that controls the spacecraft, ... need to move from the government owning and operating huge satellites to a day when the government can purchase data from private ...

    Sandra Jontz - 09/19/2014 - 10:20 - 1 comment

  2. Military Satellites Send New Civilian GPS Signals

    ... as part of a GPS modernization program announced in 1999; satellites in orbit before the broadcast became constant always were intended ... are scheduled for launch. Prior to going live, the current satellites sent out a default message. “Essentially it was like a ring tone ...

    Cyndy Hogan - 05/07/2014 - 08:43 - 0 comments

  3. United States to Share Space Situational Data with European Organization

    ... European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites ( EUMETSAT ). The agreement, which was signed August 9, provides ...

    George Seffers - 08/29/2014 - 10:21 - 0 comments

  4. STRATCOM Improves Space Junk Situational Awareness

    ... a continuous basis. An estimated 1,100 of these are active satellites currently conducting operations; however, that number does not ...

    Cyndy Hogan - 08/26/2014 - 16:52 - 0 comments

  5. Air Force Awards Nearly $500 Million to Host Space Payloads

    ... Industry Tags:  space Satellites Hosted Payloads Air Force Contract Awards ...

    George Seffers - 07/11/2014 - 11:45

  6. U.S. Army Provides Intelligence Systems to Afghanistan

    ... toward “military code” signals from modernized GPS satellites to improve anti-jamming capabilities. Additionally, it will continue ...

    Cyndy Hogan - 08/19/2014 - 11:13 - 0 comments

  7. Army Research Opens New Gateway for Mobile Satellite Links

    ... greater data rates available from military communications satellites. A recent demonstration at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, proved ... to increase the use of X-band communications aboard military satellites instead of relying on leases with commercial L-band satellites. ...

    SIGNAL - 07/22/2014 - 11:40

  8. Tackling Big Data With Small Projects

    ... operating base may be able to access data from national satellites, aircraft flying overhead and any other sensor in the vicinity. ... information from any sensor in the area, including national satellites or reconnaissance aircraft flying overhead. To achieve this big data ...

    Rachel Lilly - 08/01/2014 - 08:01 - 0 comments

  9. Technology Cost and Complexity Killing U.S.

    ... space domain. The agency is exploring how to change the way satellites are built and launched, for example. The technology arena has ...

    Rachel Lilly - 07/23/2014 - 15:07 - 0 comments

  10. Lockheed Martin Awarded $1.86 Billion SBIRS Contract

    ... Space Based Infrared System geosynchronous missile-warning satellites. SBIRS is the next-generation strategic missile-warning system ... The SBIRS objective constellation consists of four GEO satellites, two highly elliptical earth orbit payloads and associated ground ...

    George Seffers - 06/25/2014 - 10:22