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December 5th, 2017
 
 
Kongsberg Ground Network Services to Support Earth-i's Prototype Satellite Launch 
Earth-i has selected Norway’s KSAT (Kongsberg Satellite Services) to provide ground network services for their new Earth Observation (EO) constellation...
 
Arianespace Prepares to Launch Four Additional Galileo Satellites
For the second time, an Ariane 5 ES version will be used to orbit satellites in Europe’s satellite navigation system. At the completion of this flight...
 
Launch Support is All in Place by EUMETSAT for Copernicus Sentinel-3B Launch
The new version of the ground segment includes enhancements and upgrades necessary to exploit a dual Sentinel-3 system. Its acceptance ...
 
Viasat-2 Orbit Deployments Completed and New Company Logo and Branding Underway
ViaSat-2 was launched by Arianespace from Kourou, French Guiana, on June 1, 2017. The ViaSat-2 satellite employed a hybrid propulsion...
 
L3 to Design Next-Generation Avionics System for United Launch Alliance's Vulcan Centaur Rocket
Under the agreement, ULA and L3 will integrate the companies’ design and manufacturing processes to provide ULA with low-cost, custom solutions...
 
NASA and SpaceX's Resupply Mission Launch Rescheduled ... Maybe Some Holiday Goodies
This new launch date takes into account pad readiness, requirements for science payloads, space station crew availability, and orbital mechanics.
 
Yahsat's Orbital ATK-Built Al Yah 3 Satellite Arrives Safely in Kourou for January Launch — Arianespace Gets Ready
Al Yah 3 is a Ka-band high-throughput satellite that will expand Yahsat’s coverage to an additional 19 markets in Africa and also marks Yahsat’s...
 
Switzerland's HUBER+SUHNER Bring Aerospace Solutions to Huston, Texas at SpaceCom2017 
when pushing the limits of next-generation bandwidth and high-capacity, high-density systems are mission critical
 
SES and iDirect Partner Up for Satellite Services Ground Infrastructure Control
The iDirect Velocity infrastructure will be deployed across three HTS systems — SES-12, SES-14 and SES-15 — enabling SES Networks to...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne Names Steve Warren to Senior Leadership Team
In this role, Warren will define and lead the company’s strategic internal and external stakeholder outreach initiatives and serve as the primary media ...
 
Microsemi's SyncServer S600 Series Receives New Hardware and Software Options
Enterprise and financial customers also look to the SyncServer S600 series to meet the timing and synchronization needs of their rapidly evolving...
 
Industry Vet Sanford Joins BridgeSat as New Vice President of Strategy and Business Development
Sanford’s 30-plus years of design and integration experience will help BridgeSat revolutionize global communications with an advanced optical...
 
Alternative Energy Facilities Targeted by Kymeta for Distribution Network Expansion
The renewable energy market has traditionally been limited to available connectivity options, such as fiber optic cables and microwave point-to-point systems...
 
UrtheCast's Confident Subscribers Commit in Excess of C$100 Million Revenue Backlog for UrtheDaily™ Constellation 
"We have now grown the stable, highly predictable revenue stream underlying the UrtheDaily™business to a total backlog of more than C$100 million."