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April 9th, 2018
 
 
What is a Lilac Doing in Space? Student Built LilacSat-1's Success with an Amateur Radio
Shortly after deployment LilacSat-1 took a picture of the solar panels on the ISS.
 
University of Bern Licking Their CHEOPS as the Space Telescope is Prepped for Shipment to Launch Site
CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) is to be ready to launch in early 2019 and will observe how exoplanets in other solar systems pass in...
 
ViaSat-3 Satellite No Longer for Eutelsat's Use
As there was no binding agreement with Eutelsat for the ViaSat-3 EMEA satellite, Viasat's capital plan is not dependent on Eutelsat's participation to...
 
Intelsat and STN Partner Up to Bring DTH Services to North America via the Galaxy 19 Satellites
As part of the agreement, STN is using the power of the Intelsat’s Galaxy 19 video neighborhood. Located at 97° West, Galaxy 19 serves as the...
 
The Azerspace-2 / Intelsat-38 Satellite has a May 25th Launch Date
The satellite will have a service life of at least 15 years will be boosted by an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou cosmodrome to French Guiana to a...
 
Vietnam's MicroDragon Satellite On a Fishing Expedition 
Vietnamese engineers have been working on the product while attending satellite technology courses in Japan.
 
Orbital ATK's HYLAS 4 Successful Launch ... Their Third GEOStar-3 Satellite Launched This Year
It is a hybrid electric propulsion and all Ka-band high-throughput satellite that sets a new standard for affordability and payload flexibility in its class.
 
Rwanda's Sustainable Development Goals Includes SATCOM Technology Acquisition
Rwanda is currently readying itself for satellite technology as one of the key tools to monitor implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
 
Microsemi Clocking In With Cesium Clocks Certification
All clocks in a network must be referenced to a Primary Reference Source (PRS). Microsemi’s cesium frequency standards 5071A, TimeCesium 4400...
 
One Hundred Teams Advance to the National Finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge
The Team America Rocketry Challenge is the aerospace and defense industry’s flagship program designed to encourage students to pursue study...
 
Eutelsat America Signs UNBROSSA for Prime Caribbean Region DTH SATCOM Coverage
UNBROSSA will leverage EUTELSAT 117 West B’s prime coverage of the Caribbean region to launch its innovative payTV DTH platform. With an...
 
SES GS Contracted by DoD to Provide SATCOM for U.S. AFRICOM
SES GS will be delivering a highly complex customized end-to-end solution, which will provide dedicated, flexible and secure connectivity to end users...
 
A "No Go" for Astra Space's First Launch Attempt In Alaska
The launch would have been Astra's first and no timeline has been established for another launch attempt by the company, adding it's very...
 
The NEXT Five from Iridium to Launch on May 19 with GRACE-FO Fairing Cohabitation
An exact instantaneous launch window time will be available closer to launch. The second of four Iridium launches planned for 2018, this mission...
 
Mobile Satellite Users Association Awards Inmarsat Government LTAC Service
The L-TAC service provides an L-band satellite channel that can, in combination with the SlingShot system from Spectra Group (UK) Ltd,...
 
IDRS Terminal Feasability Study Undertaken by Addvalue Technologies for U.S. Aerospace Firm
The success of the Feasibility Study will represent a new use of IDRS beyond the LEO satellite application. Apart from marking the beginning of...
 
Viasat's Community WiFi Will Envelop Most of Mexico
The new service will bring an affordable WiFi experience directly to consumer's devices, where historically internet service was unavailable or...
 
Honeywell's Aspire 400 Initiates Aircraft SATCOM Market Entrance
The compact and lightweight system for business jets and commercial or military aircraft provides connectivity to both the cockpit and the cabin ...
 
Parks Associates' Senior Director of Research to Address OTT Impacts on PayTV Business Models at NAB Show
Sappington will speak at the Streaming Summit at NAB on April 11 and on panel "The Disruptive Impact of OTT on the Pay-TV Business Model," which...
 
Kiwis Deliver to Islanders ... SES and Kiwisat Offer 130+ 'Top-Quality' DTH and HD TV Channels
To support Kiwisat’s DTH platform, SES Video conducted an ELEVATE training program providing antenna installers with the necessary skills ...