Corporate Sponsors



SES applauds Armand for taking on this arduous challenge to support such a worthy goal. His trek will raise awareness of the role of satellites in global disaster response, and as such, we are pleased to make a challenge grant of $15,000 in hopes that other companies in the satellite community will match or exceed our contribution to this laudable organization.



Intelsat is the leading provider of fixed satellite services (FSS) worldwide, delivering advanced transmission access for information and entertainment to several of the world’s leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations. With the globalization of content, broadband, HD, telecom and IPTV fueling next-generation growth, Intelsat offers the most comprehensive distribution network in the world.


iDirect Technologies

iDirect Technologies, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is transforming the way the world gets and stays connected. The company’s satellite-based IP communications technology enables constant connectivity for voice, video and data applications in diverse and challenging environments. These include extending private networks to remote offices, providing rural telephony and Internet broadband, maintaining communications in the wake of disasters and network failures and supporting mobile connectivity across land, sea and air.



GeoEye is the premier provider of geospatial information, imagery and solutions for the national security community, strategic partners, resellers and commercial customers to help them better map, measure and monitor the world. GeoEye operates a constellation of Earth imaging satellites, mapping aircraft and has an international network of ground stations, a robust imagery archive, and advanced geospatial imagery processing capabilities.