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October 16th, 2019
 
 
"Encore" Says BBC Studios and Distribution Deal with MEASAT and Globecast
BBC Earth HD shares the wonders of the universe; CBeebies HD provides pre-school age learning through play; and BBC Lifestyle Asia, home, family...
 
Kleos Space Incorporates as a U.S. Subsidiary to Qualify Sales Into U.S. Defense and Government Agencies
The plan is that the U.S. subsidiary, Kleos Space Inc., provides Kleos access to government funding and projects otherwise restricted to U.S. entities.
 
SpaceX Just Filed a Request to Run 30,000 More Starlink Satellites in Orbit
The company wants permission to turn its proposed mega-constellation into a behemoth in low Earth orbit. But its motives are unclear.
 
Already Underway Thales Alenia Space's Facilities in Spain ... Construction and Completion in Less than a Year
already begun their new facilities in Spain ... and anticipate the completion to occur in autumn 2020 ... construction will span little less than a year.
 
No Small Matter ... LeoLabs' Kiwi Space Radar Can Track Super Small Objects in LEO
designed to track approximately 250,000 additional objects down to 2 centimeters in size that account for most of the risk of collisions in space
 
Ten Years of On-Orbit Success for the Northrop Grumman-Built STSS Satellites
Continuing to operate today, the STSS satellites provide critical support for missile and national defense. Two STSS satellites were launched into LEO...
 
Survey: Latest Technology Not Getting to U.S. Military Fast Enough
“We have men and women in uniform that have far better connectivity at home than they do on a mission,”
 
Globalstar's SPOT Gen3 Selected by RoSPA for Their Consultant Teams
RoSPA has equipped each member of the team with a SPOT Gen3 device to track their location and provide help in an emergency using its one-touch SOS button...
 
Planet's Imagery Service Transitioned from the NGA to the NRO with a New Multi-Year Contract
Recognizing the importance of mission continuity, the scope of the new NRO contract is comparable to NGA’s previous contracts with Planet and...
 
ORBCOMM Solves Pottle's Transportation Needs for Fleet-Wide Trailer Monitoring Solution
The ORBCOMM devices can be installed externally on trailers in about 10 minutes, even when the asset is loaded, making Pottle’s deployments quick ..
 
AXESS Network's Bogota Teleport Gains WTA Tier 3 Certification
Since its introduction at IBC 2015, the Certification program has quickly grown in popularity. Starting with one certified facility in 2015, the program...
 
New Generation Phased Array Antenna is the Goal of ReQuTech, Linköping University and Forsway Collaboration
The Vinnova-backed initiative combines expertise from three well-known players in their respective fields: ReQuTech, for its niche expertise within...
 
ORBCOMM Connectivity Solutions to Support Queen Transportation Fleet Management Needs
Queen Transportation is using ORBCOMM’s in-cab solution to enhance operational efficiency through increased visibility and auditing, along with...
 
Maritime Services Multi-Year Agreement Renewal Signed Between Marlink and Intelsat
The multi-year agreement will deliver additional throughput to vessels via multiple layers of space-based coverage, ensuring that ship owners and...
 
ICEYE's Spotlight Imaging Mode Successfully Deployed and Readily Available to Customers
The successful deployment of Spotlight imaging for commercial customers is a major milestone for ICEYE, as well as a technological achievement...
 
AeroVironment Delivers New ISR UAS to Warfighters with the Puma LE
Puma LE builds on the combat-proven Puma AE legacy with new capabilities, increased range, and expanded payload capacity. With the...
 
Economic Free Zone for Foreign Companies Engaged in Space-Related Development Initiated by the UAE Space Agency
This is part of the UAE Space Agency's Investment Plan, which has been officially approved by the government and is now active — the National ...
 
NSA Initiates Cybersecurity Directorate
Under the newly instituted Cybersecurity Directorate — a major organization that unifies NSA’s foreign intelligence and cyberdefense...
 
The Sixth GNSS Market Report is Published by the European GNSS Agency (GSA)
In this environment, the sixth issue of the GSA GNSS Market Report, now officially launched, is a valuable tool enabling all stakeholders to skillfully...
 
Orbital Micro Systems' IOD-1 GEMS Satellite Reveals Eyewall Replacement Cycle of Typhoon Hagibis
delivered exceptional spatial resolution and sensitivity in providing imagery ... competitive with multi-billion-dollar government programs performing
 
Kymeta to Participate in Viasat’s Government Terminal Modification Kit Program
Enabling interoperability between Kymeta’s terminals and Viasat’s SATCOM networks provides assurance to U.S. Department of Defense ...