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February 22nd, 2018
 
 
Airbus-Built PAZ Satellite Pushed to Orbit for Hisdesat by SpaceX
First contact with the satellite was established from the DLR Ground Control Centre in Germany, where Airbus engineers are supporting the...
 
Bigelow Space Operations Inauguration Announced
With the two launches of B330-1 and B330-2 expected in 2021, the time is now in 2018 to initiate BSO activity. These single structures that house...
 
Sentinel-3b Launch by a Russian Rokot Possibly Rescheduled to April 25th
This source added that the Europeans are failing for some reason to deliver on time the space vehicle to the Plesetsk spaceport, from which a Rokot...
 
SpaceX Scrubs Spain's Spy Satellite Launch Due to Strong Winds
PAZ will orbit Earth 15 times per day, covering an area of over 300,000 square kilometers from an altitude of 514 kilometers and a velocity of ...
 
Major Investment Announced for the UK's Goonhilly Earth Station
Under a new project announced today by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Goonhilly will be upgraded to enable...
 
The CubeCats from the University of Cincinnati Awaiting NASA's 'Go' for Their LEOPARD SAT 1
LEOPARD will have six sensors equipped on each cube face. Two sensors will be normal non-coated sensors, two will be covered with carbon, and the...
 
Czechoslovakia to Open Satellite Intelligence Center
Funded by the Czech Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces, the subject-matter experts will review the imagery from around the world and...
 
SES Satellite Capacity Contract to Support the TVGE International's Worldwide Broadcasts
Under the agreement announced by SES/MX1, TVGE International will use satellite capacity to broadcast its 24/7 channel across Africa, Europe and...
 
The Republic of Croatia Signs with ESA Resulting in New Concrete Opportunities for Both
The road that lead to this agreement began a while ago.
 
A Forrester Note: SES-14 and Al Yah-3 Concerns...
The problem was, as described by Arianespace, a “trajectory deviation anomaly” meaning the two satellites were deployed into incorrect orbits...
 
Marlink Gets Nod of Approval From Knutsen Extending COMMS Contract
Marlink’s popular Sealink VSAT features a Committed Information Rate (CIR), which ensures a minimum level of bandwidth is always accessible ...
 
Movers and Losers in Telco Innovation ID'd by ABI Research in New Study
ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, has assessed patent ...
 
EOMAP's Contract from UK's Hydrographic Office Takes Speedier Satellite Derived Bathymetry Surveys of Tuvalu
Acoustic or Lidar survey campaigns usually involve long lead times and physical site surveys to collect water depth data resulting in environmental...
 
Made In Space's Super Long 3D Printed Piece Wins a Guinness Book World Record 
After successfully operating its Extended Structure Additive Manufacturing Machine (ESAMM) technology in a space-like environment this past...
 
Coriant and Affirmed Networks Partner to Expand Innovative 5G Offerings at Mobile World Congress
With a common vision for open, disaggregated, and virtualized networks, Coriant’s partnership with Affirmed brings proven mobile expertise and...
 
Newtec in Argentina Empowers Orbith and Optimizes Their New VSAT Network
Orbith is building a new VSAT network connecting 20,000 sites to provide consumer and business connectivity to the Buenos Aires province and...
 
Ericsson Launches Their IoT Accelerator Marketplace
For service providers, this is a catalog to find IoT apps from the global ecosystem to offer enterprise customers and provides shorter time to market for new offerings to their enterprise customers. For application developers and application partners...
 
Marlink's Sealink VSAT Speed Doubles
Providing even faster connectivity and more bandwidth for business operations and crew onboard when network capacity is available, the new...
 
SIA President Tom Stroup Presents at the National Space Council
The panel was part of a Council meeting that was hosted by NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida and was chaired by Vice President Mike Pence...
 
Business Development and Strategy Team at AsiaSat Now have a New VP
Lara Kwok, who joined AsiaSat in August of 2017 as Director of Business Development and Strategy, has been promoted to Vice President, Business...
 
Kratos Unmanned Systems Division Reaps USG IDIQ Contract for UAV CC&C
Due to competitive, customer related and other considerations, no additional information will be provided at this time.
 
SES Networks' Connectivity Comes to Cuba ... Together with ETECSA Provides Telecommuications Services
A new system based on satellites’ reliable connectivity will ensure the Cuban national telecommunications operator can diversify connectivity on ...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's RS-25 Rocket Throttles Up to 113 Percent of the Original Design Thrust Level
During the 260-second hot fire test, the RS-25 engine throttled up to 113 percent of its original design thrust level. The first four flights of SLS will use...
 
Euroconsult's FSS Operators Assessment Analysis Now Available
This is the only assessment of all active and pre-operational FSS operators. The report includes publicly-listed and privately-held companies...