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June 2nd, 2020
 
 
Perspectives Video Interview with Mark Dankberg, CEO, Viasat
An update from Viasat regarding their recently announced plans for new satellites in LEO.
 
AE Industrial Partners Acquires Deep Space Systems and Combines with Adcole Space to Form Redwire
AEI will combine Deep Space Systems with Adcole Space to form Redwire, a next generation space technology platform focused on...
 
Forrester Reports: The Next Starlink Surge + An Accelerated FCC Timeline
Currently, and weather permitting, the launch is planned for around 9.25 p.m. Florida-time. However, SpaceX...
 
Comtech Telecommunications SNAPs Up A Contract
The company is pleased that the U.S. Army has chosen to continue to fund the sustainment and technical refresh of the firm's...
 
Space Foundation's Space Certification™ Program Names Liberty BioSecurity 
The Space Foundation explains that much of the technology in use daily was originally developed for space exploration and later adapted to benefit lives on Earth. 
 
MEASAT's VSAT Service Management Improves with DataMiner
Having a unified network that can be managed and controlled from a single pane of glass, no matter how complex and heterogenous the underlying ... 
 
CORRECTION: DOJ Places Conditions on CPI's Acquisition of General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies Unit
A civil antitrust suit was filed by the DOJ against the merger in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; however...
 
Forrester Reports: SES Actions  + Intelsat's Request to the Bankruptcy Court
SES plans to close its offices in Brussels, central London, the Isle of Man, Warsaw and Zurich...
 
Maxar's Satellite Reveals Riot Damage ... Destruction in Minneapolis, Minnesota
... new imagery on May 30th, of Minneapolis, Minnesota that reveals some of the damage seen by several days of protests and rioting following the ...
 
Arianespace Ramps Up for Vega’s Big, Small Spacecraft Mission and the 'Ride-share' of 53 Small Satellites
...a team of some 70 people, led by engineers and technicians from Avio, and personnel from other companies, was flown aboard a chartered jetliner from...
 
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Publishes Their Tech Strategies
The NGA Technology Strategy outlines the current technology environment, the vision...
 
Radiation Test Solutions Buys Cobham Advanced Electronics' Cobham RAD 
According to the company CEO, this sale aligns with CAES' strategic intent to focus on core competencies in...
 
Despite One of Their More Turbulent Years, SSPI's Nominations for the 2020 Better Satellite World Awards Begin
They look forward to seeing who their Jury and SSPI’s UK Chapter selects as their stellar representatives for one of their more turbulent years.
 
NSR's Flat Panel Satellite Antennas' Success Rate Varies Wildly From One Market to Another
Flat panel antennas (FPAs), essential for Non-GEO HTS connectivity, are...
 
The 2020 Superyacht Connectivity Survey Launches from Inmarsat
The Inmarsat 2020 research program will analyze data from skippers, ...
 
USAF's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Sustainment Contract Awarded to Northrop Grumman
This contract modification provides for the exercise of an option for sensor...
 
NSR's Wireless Backhaul via Satellite Analysis and Report — 14th Edition
Leveraging the longest-standing forecast of the segment, the report offers the...
 
A Remote Sensing Satellite Is Planned for China's Bilibili Platform
According to the company, the satellite will look down on Earth in a Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) more...