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Globalsat Group en SITDEF 2017 — Latam Satelital

<i>Globalsat Group presentó en SITDEF 2017, evento internacional sobre tecnología para la defensa y la prevención de desastres naturales, soluciones</i> …

What will nano-satellites for communications bring to Latin America?

By NASA [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsNew partnership between Sky and Space Global and Globalsat may help bring affordable communications to …

Latin America

Apple Hires Top Google Satellite Executives for New Hardware Team

After revolutionizing phones, Apple Inc. is testing self-driving cars and exploring augmented reality. Recent hires suggest the company is now also …

How satellites can help monitor the health of planet earth

We’ve been observing the earth from space for a long time but advances in technology means we can glean even more from the modern satellite.<p>And that’s what the European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium in Prague, is all about.<p>Simonetta Cheli from the ESA explains: “Satellite offers a unique …

Can satellites be used to keep countries honest on climate emissions claims?

When nearly 200 countries agreed in Paris late last year to work together to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming, one crucial detail was left hanging: verification.<p>Under the accord, the nations backed a set of principles and goals designed to stop global temperatures …

Climate

Japanese Startup Will Use Science And Satellites To Create Artificial Meteor Showers

The Japanese company ALE is working on a business concept that combines entertainment with space exploration.<p>The startup has developed a type of artificial meteor that it will launch from satellites, creating man-made meteor showers that can be ordered to light up the sky at specific locations and …

Astronomy

See a Remarkable Cloud-Free View of Africa

Satellite images offer some of the most incredible images of Earth, but clouds often obscure the land humans inhabit. A composite image created by …

Iridium Launches Forward As NEXT Satellite Production Hits High Gear

Image source: Iridium Communications.<p>Most people now take wireless communications for granted, but there are still places in the world where traditional networks don't reach. For them, <b>Iridium Communications</b> provides alternatives via satellite communication, serving needs for the aerospace, energy, …

Investing

U.S. could lag in airplane tracking if no decision made soon-Iridium | Reuters

WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must adopt a new aircraft surveillance system by the end of this year to ensure full access to the global system in 2018 when it becomes available, a top industry executive said on Tuesday.<p>Matt Desch, chief executive of …

North Africa

Questor tip: Inmarsat sends a signal to investors to step back

<b>Inmarsat</b><p><b>863p -67p</b><p><b>Questor says SELL</b><p>It’s just a case of being in the right place at the wrong time, Inmarsat has assured its investors.<p>Despite its best laid plans, the satellite and communications company admitted that its full- year revenue is expected to fall short of expectations after a hammering …

Globalization

Satellite firm Inmarsat faces FTSE 100 relegation

Satellite operator Inmarsat is facing relegation from the FTSE 100 next month after shares slumped 33pc since the start of the year.<p>Investors piled out of the stock earlier this month, when the satellite firm issued a profit warning after suffering a torrid first quarter due a tough trading …

La red necesita nuevas formas de computación para el futuro del internet de las cosas

En 1969, la conexión entre cuatro ordenadores dio lugar internet. Durante años, sólo serían dispositivos de este tipo los que podrían acceder al …