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February 26th, 2018
 
 
Earth-i to Launch ACCORD Satellite Program in Kenya and Rwanda
ACCORD will enable farmers to identify where more water, fertilizer or pesticides are needed to address unpredictable weather, pests, diseases...
 
Tiny Thai Satellite to Shoot Planet
The tiny satellite, which is roughly 10x10x10cm in size and less than 1 kilogram (2.21pounds) in weight, will capture pictures of the globe from ...
 
An April or May Launch of GSAT-11 is Indicated by ISRO
Dr. Sivan said that at 5.7 tons, this will be the heaviest satellite made in India and will pave the way for providing high bandwidth connectivity...
 
Brazilian "Unconnected" to be "Connected" via Telbras and Viasat Strategic Agreement
The collaboration will help fulfill the Brazilian Government’s National Broadband Program (or Programa Nacional de Banda Larga, known as...
 
Arianespace Flight VA241 Trajectory Deviation Investigation is Concluded
The anomaly’s cause is perfectly understood and recommendations are clearly identified. Arianespace and ArianeGroup are immediately...
 
NASA JPL's CloudSat No Longer a Member of the A-Train Constellation
While CloudSat's science mission will continue, the satellite will no longer fly as part of the Afternoon Constellation, or A-Train — six Earth-monitoring...
 
Purdue Mechanical Engineer's Now or Never 'Rockoon' Launch Concept for Microsatellites
"This is a really incredible opportunity, so I either have to do it now, or it's a now or never type of thing,"
 
Flexibility is Key in the Now-Under-Construction EUTELSAT QUANTUM Satellite
Yohann Leroy, Deputy CEO and Chief Technical Officer at Eutelsat, was at Airbus’ premises in Portsmouth to unveil the key features of this software-driven satellite,...
 
NASA's Next Planet Hunting Satellite to be Dispatched by SpaceX No Earlier Than Mid-April
TESS is the next step in NASA’s search for planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets. The mission will scan nearly the entire sky to...
 
oneM2M Members to Present Numerous Demos @ Mobile World Congress 2018
From smart cities and automated vehicles to e-health and industrial processes, the number of connected devices in all areas of life is only set to...
 
Ericsson Launches Their IoT Accelerator Marketplace
a catalog to find IoT apps from the global ecosystem to offer enterprise customers and provides shorter time to market for new offerings to ...
 
New Mobile Network in Mali Supported by Speedcast Satellite Cellular Backhaul
Through the agreement, Speedcast will use satellite to connect all remote areas of the country to the Bamako main core infrastructure, allowing...
 
Nominations are Now Open for the 2018 35 Under 35 in the Space Industry Awards
This will be a selection of 35 of the top professionals and enthusiasts in the space sector who are under the age of 35.  This effort is the brainchild of...
 
In Support of Global Initiate Seabed 2030 Project, Fugro Brings in Bathymetric Support
The initiative is being facilitated by the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) project in partnership with The Nippon Foundation (NF)...
 
Mobile Satellite Users Association Welcomes a New Member — KenCast
KenCast offers a cloud-based, feature-rich platform designed for optimal, flawless, secure content delivery on IP networks from GEO and NGOs...
 
U.S. Army Enlists Polaris Alpha for $18 Million to Provide Turnkey Telecommunications in Middle East
reliable communications with rapid data delivery, on state-of-the-art, low-cost equipment for communications independent of the physical location.
 
AsiaSat Names New Director of Business Development and Strategy — Michael Chan
Michael possesses more than 15 years of experience in the TMT sector  where,  prior to  AsiaSat, he was  employed  by  Emperor Motion Pictures...
 
APAC Video Distribution from Blue Ant Media to be Handled by MEASAT
Blue Ant Media’s roster of channels, available throughout the Asia Pacific region, includes Blue Ant Entertainment (formerly RTL CBS Entertainment)...
 
O Canada ... Hunter Communications Will Provide Satellite Space Segment Services to Your CBC/Radio-Canada
provide CBC/Radio-Canada with more transmission throughput and the ability to use smaller antennas that are easier to move to remote transmission sites.