Satellite News

Just another satellite weblog

Archive for the 'NAMES' Category

BridgeSat, Inc. appoints Barry Matsumori as CEO

July 12th, 2017 by

Allied Minds plc announced the appointment of Barry Matsumori as CEO of BridgeSat, Inc. (BridgeSat) effective 17 July 2017.

Related Post:ESA station unable to establish new link with Fobos-GruntAura team evaluates new data collection method after age-related issueDid North Korea underestimate Max Q?Uncertain future for Orbcomm’s OG 2 after botched deploymentPayload fairing blamed for KSLV-1 launch failureSentinel mission control taking shapeRecent Soyuz failure not to affect Globalstar launchNASA and ATK full-scale solid rocket motor test set for 8 SeptemberSovrn

Category: NAMES | No Comments »

NASA renames solar probe mission

June 1st, 2017 by

NASA has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft — humanity’s first mission to a star, which will launch in 2018 — as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.

Related Post:Briz M delivered to Baikonur to support Turksat 4A mission500 years of successful Eurostar satellite operation in orbitIPMTV expands, extends multi-year capacity deal on SES-8Astrium and Inmarsat sign strategic agreement on Global XpressSoyuz/Fregat get the green light for Gaia launchNASA awards launch services contract for InSight missionNASA’s asteroid hunter spacecraft returns first images after reactivationAriane 5 solid booster test firedSovrn

Category: NAMES | No Comments »

Airbus Safran Launchers to become ArianeGroup

May 17th, 2017 by

Airbus Safran Launchers, the joint venture created at the initiative of the Airbus and Safran groups in order to reorganise the European launchers sector, is to be known as ArianeGroup. The change in corporate name will be effective as of 1 July 2017.

Related Post:S. K. Shivakumar takes over as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre, BangaloreDr. M. Annadurai Takes Over as Director of ISRO Satellite CentreTwo new members join SES’ Board of DirectorsAndrey Kalinovsky appointed Khrunichev acting director generalDr. Jeff Ward to join SpaceXSS/Loral to name Patrick DeWitt chairman of the boardFutron appoints Director of Space and Telecommunications DivisionJoseph P. Clayton named President and CEO of DISH NetworkSovrn

Category: NAMES | No Comments »

Erwin Hudson to lead Telesat’s LEO satellite programme

April 27th, 2017 by

Telesat announced that Erwin Hudson has joined the company as Vice President, Telesat LEO, reporting to President and CEO, Dan Goldberg.

Related Post:NASA’s Space Launch System booster completes second ground testDate set for second SLS booster qualification ground testNASA, Orbital ATK prepare for second SLS booster ground testSTS-123 launch date confirmedNASA sub-scale solid-rocket motor tests material for Space Launch SystemATK passes critical design review for NASA’s SLS boosterNASA and ATK complete avionics and controls testing for SLS boosterNASA selects Space Launch System advanced booster proposalsSovrn

Category: NAMES | No Comments »

Howard L. Lance named President and Chief Executive Officer of MDA

April 14th, 2016 by

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Howard L. Lance as President and Chief Executive Officer of MDA, effective 16 May 2016. The Board expects to appoint Mr. Lance to the MDA Board of Directors shortly after he joins the Company.

Related Post:China launches space junk monitoring centerCOM DEV wins order for communications satellite equipmentLightsail completes first deployment testChina puts FY-3C into operationNorth Korean satellite in orbit – but does it work?ViaSat demonstrates in-flight network switchingRussia launches new navigation satelliteIntelsat and SpeedCast join forcesZemanta

Category: NAMES | No Comments »

ULA vice president of engineering resigns after ‘inaccurate’ statements

March 17th, 2016 by

Brett Tobey, ULA vice president of engineering, has resigned after saying the firm last year refused to bid on a GPS III launch service contract because it was hoping to avoid a “cost shootout” with SpaceX.

Related Post:ATK to seek Investment Canada Act approval for MDA acquisitionInmarsat Funding CIP Canada Acquisition Of StratosStratos to be acquired by CIP Canada; Inmarsat has call optionStratos shareholders OK takeover by CIP CanadaOrbcomm announces IPOLoral, PSP Investments complete Telesat acquisitionRRsat completes acquisition of Hawley Teleport in PennsylvaniaEU clears Thales’ plans to buy Alcatel’s satellite businessZemanta

Category: NAMES | No Comments »