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March 4th, 2019
 
 
Candace Johnson Appointed as New Venture Partner and Chair of Advisory Board for Seraphim Capital
Ms. Johnson has a long and distinguished career as founder/co-founder of such space ventures as SES ASTRA, SES Global, Loral-Teleport Europe, Europe Online...
 
Forrester Reports: Layoffs at Maxar — Portion of SSL Site Sold
As a consequence, Maxar is laying off some 250 jobs from its 6,100 overall workforce. The job losses are spread over Maxar’s Canadian MDA robotic...
 
Ryan Hartman Appointed as the New CEO for World View
At World View, Mr. Hartman will lead the company’s transformation from technology development to scaled operations and productization, with a key...
 
UPDATE #2: SpaceX Crew Dragon Births at ISS
This test flight without crew on the spacecraft is intended to demonstrate SpaceX’s capabilities to safely and reliably fly astronauts to and...
 
National Space Society Applauds the Successful Dragon 2 Docking with the ISS
Dragon 2 demonstrated “docking,” an onboard automatic process previously used by the space shuttle, as opposed to “berthing,” a simpler approach...
 
SATCOM to be Used by Australian Firm to Monitor Wind Farms
A Ping Monitor version 2.0 and associated solar panel will use magnets to affix to turbine towers. There are about 400,000 active wind turbines in the...
 
Indian Satellites Can Map 87 Percent Land Area of Pakistan
An Air Marshal at a top facility said, “Do we need more satellites? Yes. But nearly 70 percent of our demand has already been met and we are on track.”
 
Hughes Communications India Receives FMC License from the Indian Department of Telecommunications
The first company to be granted the FMC license in India, HCIL is now authorized to provide in-flight connectivity and high-quality broadband...
 
New SATCOM Inflight Connectivity Solutions to be Displayed by Astronics AeroSat at AIX
Developed by Astronics AeroSat, in conjunction with partner Phasor, the new SATCOM inflight connectivity antennas feature electronically steered ...
 
Goonhilly and the Australian Space Agency Together Will Drive New Opportunities Worldwide
Goonhilly’s Enterprise Zone status is unique in the space industry, offering businesses from Australia and beyond, the chance to be part of a rich space ecosystem