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April 26th, 2018
 
 
Launch of India's GSAT-11 Satellite is Postponed by Arianespace
The next Arianespace launch will be VA244 in July 2018. An Ariane 5 ES launch vehicle will orbit four additional Galileo satellites for the European...
 
Planetary Resources' Arkyd-6 Smallsat has Met All Mission Requirements
The spacecraft was designed, manufactured, tested and integrated almost entirely in house. The firm's Redmond, Washington, facilities provided the...
 
IoT On Orbit Demo Upcoming Via Contract Between NanoAvionics and Lacuna Space
NanoAvionics’ M6P satellite platform and mission integration services will allow Lacuna Space to begin testing its technology this year, paving the way...
 
Smallsat Payloads Integrated Into Rocket Lab's Electron Rocket for NASA's VCLS Mission
The flight will constitute the smallest class of dedicated launch services used by NASA and marks a significant milestone for Rocket Lab in...
 
EUMETSAT's Sentinel-3B Initiates a New Era of Global Coverage
from the observations of the three instrument suites, the Ocean and Land Color Instrument, the Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer and ...
 
Comms System at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana to be Extended by the Space Alliance
CNES is in charge of the CSG ground segment. The extended system will be ready to meet the needs of Ariane 6 customers by the end of 2019. The STFO communications system acts...
 
CPI's Antenna System Division Awarded Datalink and Ground Antennas Contract
These advanced antennas will provide command and control (C&C) communications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) manufactured in...
 
OHB System AG is the Prime for ESA's PLATO Satellite
The PLATO scientific research mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) is to be launched in 2026. PLATO is a satellite-based observatory for ...
 
Ball Aerospace Completes Second of Five Evaluations for DARPA and AFRL for SSA Misson
The role of the Hallmark program SEAC testbed is to support multiple tools and technologies developed by various companies and academic...
 
China Launches Five in One ... Earth Observation Satellites for Agriculture, Land and Water and More 
When the constellation is complete the operational Orbita will consist of 10 video satellites (OVS-2), hyperspectral satellites (OHS-2) and small ...
 
ESA Selects SENER’s Clamp to Solve Space Debris Conundrum
In space, that's an entirely different matter, and many companies have been brainstorming to attempt to solve this serious and treacherous issue.
 
Inmarsat Floats Their '2018 Superyacht Connectivity Report' and Receives Waves of Positive Responses
Despite these critical operations being identified as the most important functions of satellite communications onboard, the research also revealed that
 
Yahlive Viewership Surges with a 'Fresh Bouquet' to Over 10 Million Households in North Africa
According to SES annual market research, Satellite Monitor, Yahlive reaches more than 10 million households across Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco.   
 
Yahsat Set to Acquire Thuraya
The acquisition of the UAE’s first home grown satellite operator, Thuraya, will significantly expand Yahsat’s current satellite solutions portfolio for both...
 
NavVis' Autodesk Revit Add-in Enables Users to Connect Their BIM to 360 Degree Immersive Imagery 
This add-in simplifies the process of creating and updating outdated BIM models to reflect the current state of the building. 
 
Nigerian SatTV Reach for SES Significantly Increases
The Satellite Monitor results reveal that SES now reaches over 11 million TV homes, of which 3.5 million are directly served by its satellite fleet — a twofold...