General Dynamics Reports Third-Quarter 2015 Results

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 28, 2015 / — Revenue up 3.1% to $7.99 billion Operating earnings up 3.5% to $1.03 billion Earnings from continuing operations up 5.6% to $733 million Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations up 11.2% to $2.28 General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported third-quarter 2015 earnings from continuing operations of $733 million, a 5.6 percent increase Continue Reading

Our eyes can play tricks on us but shortwave infrared (SWIR) imagery reveals all – part 1 of 2

If you are an imagery scientist you already know how valuable SWIR data is for satellite image interpretation. However, if you are new imagery user or a user that has only worked with color imagery you may not be familiar with the value SWIR can unlock. Let’s start with an example everyone can understand. Earlier this year there was a Continue Reading


Paris, 28 October 2015 – Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 – Euronext Paris: ETL) today reported revenues for the first quarter ended 30 September 2015. Three months to 30 September 2015 In   € millions Q1 2014-15 Q1 2015-16 Actual   change Change at constant   currency Video Applications 227.6 229.4 +0.8% -1.6% Data Services 51.2 58.8 +14.9% -0.3% Value-Added Services 26.3 29.7 +13.1% Continue Reading

GSAT-15 begins the payload integration process for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission

GSAT-15 begins the payload integration process for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission GSAT-15 is shown during the integration process in French Guiana.  At left, the Indian-built satellite is mated to a cone-shaped adapter that will function as its interface with Ariane 5.  The spacecraft was then installed on a pallet (photo at center) and moved into a protective container for Continue Reading

GSAT-15 begins the payload integration process for next Ariane 5 mission

(30 October 2015) Preparations for Arianespace’s sixth heavy-lift mission of 2015 have advanced into the payload integration phase, with the Indian GSAT-15 satellite passenger making its first contact with launcher hardware. The milestone for Arianespace Flight VA227 occurred this week at the Spaceport in French Guiana with GSAT-15’s installation atop the cone-shaped adapter that will serve as its interface with Continue Reading