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November 20th, 2018
 
 
New Components Added by Inmarsat to Fleet Secure
Vessel operators will benefit from a powerful, multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, which is based on industry leading...
 
HISPASAT Takes it to the Youths and Sponsors the VII Apollo Space Contest for School Children
The contest is about space research and exploration, aiming to bridge the divide between science and humanities, promote communication between
 
Thuraya's First ... Satellite Smartphone for Commercial Distribution with New Features and Functions
An industry first, the Thuraya X5-Touch runs on the Android Operating System and has a 5.2-inch full HD touchscreen. It targets users who...
 
DARPA's AI Event Now Accepting Registration and Abstracts
The AIC will highlight recent research results across the full breadth of DARPA’s investment in advancing the state of the art in AI...
 
AtlanTecRF Names New Sales Representative for their Product Family
The team at D&L Technical Sales will sell AtlanTecRF's complete range of RF Satellite Simulators and Satcom Test Equipment. The range includes...
 
Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne Completes First Captive Carry Flight
After flying for approximately 90 minutes, the "Cosmic Girl" Boeing 747 aircraft landed at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville...
 
An Innovative Concept Being Developed by The Aerospace Corporation and NASA to View Distant Planets
The SGL would provide 100-billion optical magnification, allowing it to show details as small as 10 kilometers across – similar to being able to spot...
 
China Sends Five to Orbit Aboard Long March 2D Launch Vehicle
The launch occurred at 23:40 UTC Monday (19:40 ET; 07:40 local Tuesday) at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert, sending the...
 
Forrester Reports: C-Band Restructuring Caution Advised by U.S. Senators — Wyler and OneWeb — UK Gains Significant Satellite Deal
The C-Band Alliance has already stated unequivocally that they will fund the costs of the reallocation and also move existing clients to other suitable...
 
ArianeGroup to Cut 2,300 Jobs by 2022 Due to "Unprecedented Competition"
soon to be replaced by the Ariane 6 which will be an estimated 40 percent cheaper to make, under pressure in particular from Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
 
New Launch Date for the SpaceX Launch of the GPS III Satellite
This date alteration is due to the need for launch range accommodations for a NASA re-supply mission to the International Space Station on December 4...
 
Avineon Acquires InfoGraphics to Enhance the Firm's GIS Solutions Portfolio
The addition of the IGI team complements Avineon’s current professional services offering and is a highly positive step for Avineon’s customers...
 
C-COM Receives U.S. Patent for their Phase Shifter Technology
This is the first patent C-COM has been granted and comes as a result of the firm's ongoing research and development of a new...
 
Space Tango Reveals Plans for LEO Commercialization with their ST-42 Autonomous Orbital Platform
Launching in the mid 2020’s, ST-42 aims to harness the unique environment of microgravity to produce high value products across...
 
SES Networks Endorses Intellian's Multi-Band Antennas ... Seamless Access to Any SES Satellite Constellation in Seconds  
These frequency-agile and orbit-agnostic capabilities, enabled by Intellian’s innovative antennas and the firm's new Intelligent Mediator Solution, ensure...
 
RUAG and Elbit Systems' Joint Venture... Communication and System Competence Center of Excellence in Switzerland
companies will establish this entity in Switzerland, under a joint team of professionals from both companies... The companies are ...
 
VT iDirect Joins SES and Fraunhofer FOKUS in the SATis5 Consortium for Sat5G Tech Development
Together with the consortium members, VT iDirect’s solutions group, based in Killarney Ireland, will drive technology innovation aimed at opening...
 
UPDATE: SpaceX Reports the Launch of the Spaceflight SSO-A Mission has been Delayed
The reason given via an email from HawkEye 360 — one of the launch clients — is that additional pre-flight instructions need to be completed and...
 
Northrop Grumman Statement: Cygnus™ Spacecraft 'Signed, Sealed and Delivered' ... 7,400 Pounds of Cargo to ISS
“With the 20th anniversary of the International Space Station tomorrow, we stand with NASA as a proud mission partner in support of the ISS as a ...
 
China's BDS Constellation Now Completed with Launch of Two BeiDou Satellites
The satellites entered MEO more than three hours later and will work with the 17 other BDS-3 satellites that are already on orbit. These also happen...
 
NanoRacks' Historic Endeavor... One ISS Launch with Triple-Altitude Delivery for Customers 
NanoRacks booked customers on three different altitudes on one commercial resupply launch.