The KVH CNS-5000 combines FOG-based inertial measurement and GPS technology for 100% situational awareness on Unmanned Ground Vehicles
The two passengers for Arianespace’s April 16 mission are now at the Spaceport, following Planck’s arrival in French Guiana aboard a chartered An-124 cargo jetliner and subsequent transfer to the S1B clean room. Planck will be joined by Europe’s Herschel space telescope during the second Ariane 5 flight of 2009.
Preparations for Vega’s service introduction are progressing in French Guiana, where the initial mobile gantry rollout test has been performed at the Spaceport’s refurbished ELA-1 launch site. The ELA-1 facility previously was used for Ariane 1 and 3 vehicles, and is being upgraded and updated to meet Vega’s operational requirements.
KVH named #1 OEM Partner within the Americas for Maritime Satellite Products at First Annual Thrane & Thrane User Forum
Pre-launch preparations for the Herschel space telescope are underway at Europe’s Spaceport, where the spacecraft has completed its inspection for cleanliness. This inspection activity – which utilized ultraviolet light – is part of the verification process to ensure Herschel’s 3.5-meter-diameter mirror is free of particles following its cleaning earlier in the month.
Live mini-VSAT Broadband service is now available in the Persian Gulf, another step in KVH and ViaSat’s initiative to create a global standard for Ku-band mobile satellite communications
Boaters who cruise from North America to Central or South America and back can now enjoy seamless satellite TV throughout the voyage, without changing hardware
Arianespace completed its year-opening Ariane 5 flight tonight, orbiting payloads for two of the world’s leading satellite communications operators – Eutelsat and SES. Tonight’s deployment of the multi-satellite payload – consisting of HOT BIRD™ 10, NSS-9 and two Spirale micro-satellites – marks the 43rd mission for Ariane 5, as well as the 29th consecutive success for the heavy-lift launch vehicle.