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October 2nd, 2017
 
 
Heavy Lifting for Ariane 5 at the Spaceport Successfully Sends Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a Skyward 
Intelsat 37e was deployed first separating from Ariane 5 at 29 minutes after liftoff, followed approximately 18 minutes later by BSAT-4a.
 
Final RFP from the U.S.A.F. for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Launch Service Released
The Air Force is procuring AFSPC-52, which is a classified mission.  AFSPC-52 is projected to launch in the 4th quarter of FY 2020. This is the...
 
China is Back After Failures with Launch of "Unspecified Missions"
They will join a larger probe launched in May last year to form a constellation to “monitor electromagnetic signals” and other unspecified missions,
 
ULA is Up and At'em Again with NROL 52, Another Secret Mission for NROL
NROL-52, a mission once again that is in support of national security, for the National Reconnaissance Office
 
JAXA Postpones Their Launch of the Epsilon-3
JAXA is taking this extra time to rectify an incompatibility that was found in the electrical system of the Epsilon-3 during the course of the launch preparations...
 
SSL Reports that the BSAT-4a Satellite is Accomplishing Post-Launch Maneuvers As Expected
The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou...
 
Polaris Alpha Acquires Solidyn Solutions to Have a Stronger Reach in Space and C4ISR Markets 
"It is a transaction in which everyone wins."
 
Satellite Innovation Symposium Day One — A Stellar Success
The list of speakers who offered their opinions and subject matter expertise to the audience through the various presentations left little doubt as to the...
 
Inmarsat's GX Aviation to Board AirAsia Group's Airbus Aircraft
This contract supports Inmarsat’s strategy of providing airlines with tailored scalable capacity by designing, owning and operating a global network of...
 
Quantum Satellite Used for First Intercontinental Conference
This conference is an important step toward ensuring the security and confidentiality of conversations and negotiations and protecting them...
 
Advantech Wireless Completes Delivery of their 3kW C-Band SSPA
The design of the 3kW C-band Outdoor SSPA is based on Advantech Wireless’ industry-proven reliable SSPAs and more than 25 years of...
 
SES Networks Brings MedallionNet to Carnival
edallionNet will provide guests with easy-to-access WiFi that features exceptional speeds and bandwidth, pervasive stateroom signal strength...
 
MSS Expected to Grow to More Than 12 Million Terminals by 2026, According to Euroconsult's Latest Report

M2M/IoT (machine-to-machine, Internet of Things) devices will have a significant share in this subscriber growth, while their contribution to...
 
SES Video's Comprehensive Agreement with Sky Deutschland
Europe's most important video neighborhood, home to over 450 German-speaking channels with a direct-to-home reach of 17.5 million TV homes
 
Thales Alenia Space to Deliver Comms Equipment to KARI for KPLO
The mission will have six payloads, including a 5m high-resolution camera, a wide-field polarized camera, a magnetic field sensor, a gamma ray...
 
Launch and Integration Services Contract Awarded to Spaceflight by NASA Kennedy Space Center
The U-Class payloads flown by NASA, often created by universities and nonprofit organizations, play a foundational role in the agency’s technology...
 
Launch Prep Work Initiated at Vandenberg AFB on NOAA's JPSS-1 Satellite
The JPSS-1 satellite will go through a series of routine inspections, checkouts and testing before being sealed inside the payload fairing and...