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November 15th, 2018
 
 
China to Launch First of a 320 Satellite Constellation By Year's End
The first 60 satellites making up the first phase of deployment of the Hongyan constellation are expected to be in orbit and operational by around...
 
Arabsat Collaborates with Forsway to Offer a New Broadband Package in Africa 
In the company's first collaboration for Africa, the partners have teamed up to create a managed resource to deliver highly affordable broadband based...
 
Forrester Reports: ArianeGroup Reducing Full-Time Jobs + SpaceX Engine Test Success for Es'hail-2 Launch
ArianeGroup, in a statement, said that the ending of development of its Ariane 6 ‘next generation’ rocket as well as the need to keep Europe’s...
 
Momentus Space to Further Grow with Seed Funding 
Momentus will be providing in-space transportation services for satellites between various orbits out to deep space. The firm's mission is to provide...
 
Mission Microwave's Major Program Wins of More than $2 Million
Major customer expansions are based on the uptake of Mission’s Ka-band capability into newly certified terminals. Major program wins include both...
 
Africa Goes Big and Permanent... Selecting Globecast and Spacecom's AMOS-7 for Satellite News Gathering
The satellite's capabilities allow this broadcaster to uplink HD-on-the-move all within one beam that covers all of Southern Africa.
 
DigitalGlobe's Open Data Response for the California Wildfires
When crises like these occur, DigitalGlobe is committed to supporting the humanitarian community and fulfilling Maxar’s purpose of Building a Better Worl...
 
Kymeta Engages in Partnership for African VSAT Services with Liquid Telecom
As part of a master distribution agreement announced at AfricaCom 2018, Kymeta’s lightweight, high throughput satellite communication systems will...
 
Spacecom Serves All of Botswana Taking Satellite Services to Botswana Telecommunications 
providing BTC with highest efficiency satellite capacity alongside migrating the existing network towards next generation VSAT technology. 
 
Early Bird Pricing for the SmallSat Symposium Available Now...
Less than three minutes is required for interested parties to register to attend this outstanding event that will be in session during February of 2019...
 
The Space Alliance Becomes a Stakeholder in NorthStar Earth and Space
Through this investment, as part of an overall CAD$52 million first round of public and private financing, the Space Alliance is proving that it plays a...
 
AST&Science Selects Midland, Texas, for the Firm's New Satellite Manufacturing Facility and HQ
The space technology company’s new 85,000 sq. ft. facility is located within the Space Port Business Park located at the Midland International Air and Space Port...
 
GHGSat Selects Arianespace for Launch of GHGSat-C1
Montreal, Canada-based GHGSat is building the GHGSat-C1 spacecraft to measure greenhouse gases emissions from industrial facilities around the...
 
SES and Intelsat Are Arguing Their C-Band Case Before the FCC
The FCC filing was followed up by the CBA’s Preston Padden (EVP at the Alliance) on November 13 at a Washington-DC meeting organised by the...
 
Forrester Reports: Russia's FSB Could Kibosh OneWeb's Launch Plans — Arabsat + RigNet Tackle Cybersecurity — Avanti Communication's Boardroom Dynamics
Russian news site Kommersant reports that Russia’s space agency Roscosmos is likely to lose their existing $1 billion launch contract, which...
 
Es'hailSat-2 Preps for SpaceX Launch Later today
Es’hail-2 is undergoing final preparation at the SpaceX launch facility for launch on board a Falcon 9 rocket. Lift-off is planned with a launch window...
 
KazSTSat and VESTA Due to Liftoff on Spaceflight’s SSO-A Smallsat Express Mission
KazSTSat is a small Earth Observation (EO) satellite jointly developed by SSTL and JV Ghalam LLP, a joint venture between JSC "National...
 
Another Star at Firefly's Advisory Board ... She was Secretary of the Air Force
Indeed, this woman comes with teams of experience in major fields, including having been Secretary of the Air Force from 2013-2017. 
 
RBC Signals to Integrate Kubos Mission Control Software
RBC Signals in recent months has rapidly expanded its network, which now encompasses over 60 antennas in over 40 locations. The firm’s...
 
RigNet's Enhanced Cyber Services for Energy Now Includes a Darktrace Platform
but by detecting and combating cyber-threats in real-time, attacks can be stopped before they do damage.
 
Now Available from NSR: M2M and IoT via Satellite, 9th Edition, Report...
In addition, the much sought-after small satellite segment is now forecasted across major applications and in all regions, drawing from NSR’s vast library...
 
PLD Space Microlaunchers Renamed to MUIRA
MIURA reflects the company’s philosophy:  strength, courage and energy through passion and hard work. The numerical nomenclature, 1 and 5, is based on...
 
ISRO's GSAT-29 Satellite Launches in 16 Minutes From a GSLV-MkIII-D2 Rocket 
The satellite was injected into orbit 16 minutes after lift off. The GSAT 29 is suited with Ka- and Ku-band high throughput transponders to provide...
 
Inmarsat Expands VAR Relationships with Addition of Honeywell Aerospace for GX Aviation
browse the internet, stream videos, check social media and more with onboard connectivity like the mobile broadband services on the ground.
 
Gilat’s Dual-Band Aero Terminal Passes Environmental Tests and Receives DO-160 Certification
is the only open architecture terminal that immediately switches during flight between Ka- and Ku-bands according to capacity coverage and availability.