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November 19th, 2019
 
 
Intelsat's $50 Million to BlackSky
This infusion of new capital will allow BlackSky to augment existing assets and alliances. According to the firm, this influx of capital will ensure the...
 
C-Band Alliance's Intelsat, SES and Telesat React to FCC's C-Band Decision
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai stated the best way to advance the freeing up of significant 5G spectrum and to generate revenues for the federal...
 
Smallsat Rideshare Dreams Come True with Firefly Aerospace
The company has now announced the payloads that have been selected to fly on Alpha's maiden flight to support and stimulate STEM on a global...
 
Billions from USAF's SMC for Lockheed Martin
This contract provides for operations, sustainment and enhancement activities to support the USAF's Advanced Extremely High Frequency...
 
Gilat Gets Millions from SES
This multi-million-dollar contract establishes Gilat as a significant Non-Geostationary Orbit (NGSO) player through the technological innovation of...
 
IOT Protocol Completed for Spacecom's AMOS-17 Satellite
AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. The satellite's extensive C-band HTS...
 
ST Engineering iDirect's New Executives Come from Newtec
they are in the midst of a pivotal time in the satellite communications industry, and the combination of Newtec and ST Engineering iDirect has created ...
 
Eighth Ariane 5 Mission Fairing Well for Arianespace
During activity in Ariane 5’s Final Assembly Building, the upper payload component – containing TIBA-1, mounted on its SYLDA dispenser system...
 
Marlink Keeps OFW's Ship in a Bottle Business on the Seas
The processed deep sea water is bottled, packaged and stored on board, delivered to port, then the vessel’s five-day production cycle begins again.
 
Tyvak Lands NASA Contract
The company intends to provide end-to-end commercial payload delivery solutions spanning payload integration, launch services and operations to...
 
ST Engineering iDirect's Event Product Focus is on First Responders
ST Engineering iDirect will demonstrate its SATCOM solutions during the Cyberattack on Critical Infrastructure scenario. With satellite-enabled...
 
Satellites Show Promise as Tool for Monitoring Crop Development
research involves using sensors to identify desirable physical/agronomic traits of growing plants for the purpose of selecting the right varieties for cultivation.
 
U.S. Senators Want 5G Coordinator Appointed
In a letter to Robert O’Brien, who was appointed as national security adviser in September, the top Republican and Democratic Senators on the...
 
Peraton Receives U.S. Army Ground Terminal Contract
As the prime contractor, developer, systems engineer, and integrator for the self-contained, transportable Satellite Ground Terminal Prototype system...
 
Euclid Telescope Continues to Take Shape
The main instrument of the Payload Module, for which Airbus is responsible within this European Space Agency (ESA) mission led by...
 
U.S. Navy's Successful Comms Tests of Intellian’s Antenna and Telesat Ka-band Satellites
addition to superior capacity, speed, security, resiliency, and low latency of the Telesat system, the Navy can achieve additional economies of scale
 
ViaLite RF Adopted by Leading Teleport Operators
With their wide dynamic range, the company’s L-Band HTS RF over fiber interfacility links are used within teleports as well as long distance link...
 
OneWeb Satellites Joins SIA
OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture of OneWeb and Airbus, has joined SIA as the organization's newest member...
 
USAF Cyberspace Capabilities Center Created
The center, or CCC, absorbed the Air Force Network Integration Center, Air Combat Command’s Cyberspace Support Squadron and the 38th...
 
Substrate Panels for ESA's JUICE
Given the extreme distance from the Sun, the JUICE spacecraft asked for an exceptionally large solar array in order to generate sufficient power.
 
Resolve Optics Looking Out for Spacecraft
Many different types of optical imaging and sensing systems are used today to observe and measure the Earth and the universe at large. However...
 
Aerospace Increases R&D in Huntsville by 20 Percent
Aerospace employs 50 of the nation’s leading engineers, scientists...and generating a regional annual economic impact of more than $20 million.