Tag Archives: ground station

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat Government Supports Gov’t Airborne, Maritime Ops via Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority in a video interview posted Friday how the company supports government operations through its satellite communications platforms. She said satellites placed approximately 35K kilometers above the equator and ground stations that back those …

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DigitalGlobe Taps MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates for Satellite Ground Station Subcontracts; Norman Hannaford Comments

DigitalGlobe has awarded Richmond, Canada-based company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates a pair of subcontracts to build ground station platforms for two international users of the former company’s satellite constellation. The ground stations will work to help international clients receive and process data and imagery from DigitalGlobe’s satellites, MDA said Tuesday. Norman Hannaford, general …

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MDA Corp. Wins DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Ground Station Upgrade Contract

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has secured a contract to introduce updates to DigitalGlobe’s international ground stations for customers to directly receive and process Earth imagery and geospatial data from DigitalGlobe’s future WorldView-4 commercial satellite. MDA said Thursday WorldView-4 is scheduled to launch in September 2016 to provide customers with multi-spectral images of the …

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DigitalGlobe Awards MacDonald Dettwiler & Assoc a Satellite Ground Tech Contract

DigitalGlobe has awarded MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates a contract to develop a ground infrastructure for an international user of DigitalGlobe’s Earth observation satellites. MDA said Tuesday the ground station platform will work to help the customer access data and imagery from the WorldView constellation. The ground station will be using …

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Scott Smith: Iridium to Use Radisys Servers for NEXT Satcom Ground Network

Iridium Communications has selected a Radisys telecommunication-grade appliance to manage ground system applications for Iridium’s NEXT satellite constellation. Radisys’ T-Series virtualized platform will work to help Iridium run multiple operational support apps on the satellite operator’s ground infrastructure, Radisys said Wednesday. The system is built with an advanced telecommunications computing …

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