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September 20th, 2019
 
 
A Conversation with... Eran Shapiro, Director, Technology Business Ventures, Spacecom
Eran helps to decide how to design satellites to meet customer needs, based on new technologies and product developments. The firm develops...
 
A Conversation With ... Peter Waskowic, Director of Satellite Communication Products, SED Systems (a Division of CALIAN Ltd.)
The company offers complex RF system design and the deployment of gateways and is a forerunner in Ka-band gateway development as well as a...
 
From Israel to India NovelSat Works to Achieve Satellite Broadcast Content Security
Major Indian Cricketing Content provider to implement NovelSat’s cutting edge multi-layer content security across its distribution and contribution networks
 
A Conversation With ... Krystal Dredge, Director of Marketing, AvL Technologies
instead of thinking of a focus in terms of the small satellites themselves, they think about the industry's needs in terms of orbits. 
 
SpaceChain Receives Support from European Space Agency for Blockchain Satellite Technology
SpaceChain’s satellite blockchain technology is designed to bring more security to the transmission of digital currencies and smart contracts by...
 
GSA, EIB and EGNSS Sign European Investment Agreement for Space-Based Economy
To explore new investment support for the European space-based economy, the EIB and GSA are bringing together their expertise and...
 
New Contracts Assigned — The Aerospace Corporation  — Iridium Government Services
New contracts assigned to the Aerospace Corporation and to Iridium Government Services...
 
NSR Notes: Small GEO Satellites — Viable Option... or Not?
With rising competition in most countries, and decreasing break-even pricing via ever more efficient satellites and reduced launch costs, many...
 
UPDATE: Forrester Reports: C-Band Alliance Proposals Decision Day — Intelsat Discusses Loss of IS-29e — Intelsat Sues OneWeb
The bank says it remains confident that satellite operators will soon be able to monetize their C-band spectrum usage rights. “Our review of the FCC...
 
Remote African Areas to Receive SATCOM Connectivity via Azercosmos and INTERSAT Partnership
This partnership enables Azercosmos to use INTERSAT’s teleport and ground infrastructure and expertise to deliver consumer broadband and...
 
Thaicom and Russian Satellite Communications Company Sign Maritime Broadband Connectivity Development Agreement
According to the framework of the agreement, Thaicom and RSCC will initially study roaming options on their proprietary maritime VSAT networks...
 
Eleven Additional Proton-M Launch Vehicles to be Built by Russia Before Their Phase Out
Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin said that the manufacturing of Proton-M rockets will cease during the 2020 to 2021 timeframe...
 
Lynk Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Lynk (formerly UbiquitiLink) plans to launch a constellation of LEO smallsats to provide data connectivity to cellphone users virtually anywhere...
 
Leadership Changes at Northrop Grumman Better Aligns Businesses to Their Broad Portfolio
This new operating structure allows the company to take full advantage of the firm's company’s portfolio by aligning businesses that have shared...
 
ManSat Group Celebrates the Isle of Man Students Who Attended United Space School
The students were selected as the recipients of scholarships sponsored by the ManSat Group, and they spent two weeks in Houston, where they...
 
Forrester Reports: DISH to Merge with DirecTV?
Numerous reports suggest that with DirecTV hemorrhaging subscribers since its AT&T take-over, a disposal by AT&T with DISH Network being the...
 
Australian Government Grants Major Project Status to Southern Launch
Southern Launch is aiming for its Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex “to get off the ground in 2020.”
 
Four Hyperspectral Satellites Launched by China
The hyperspectral satellites OHS-01, 02, 03, and 04 will be able to complete a full scan of the planet's land surface every five days, while...
 
Thales Alenia Space Appoints a New Director
He has been appointed Director Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Innovation and New Business Initiatives...
 
Satellite Innovation 2019 — Reasons to Attend
There is little that is more valuable than time – Industry events that maximize an individual's knowledge of the market and help to expand a...
 
USAF Selects Ball Aerospace and Microsoft for LEO Constellation Cloud Processing Demo
The demonstration will show how simultaneous, worldwide data streams from large, distributed constellations of smallsats can be processed quickly...
 
DISA Celebrates U.S. Air Force’s 72nd Birthday
The event, themed “Frontiers of Blue, This is 72,” featured guest speaker, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Jack Shanahan, director of Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC)...