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May 7th, 2019
Newtec's Equipment Succeeds ... Test of First 5G Over Telesat's LEO Satellite 
This paves the way for bandwidth-hungry applications over 5G for maritime, aero, connected car and broadband markets that has not been possible.
Gilat Reports Success ... High Throughput Modem Powers First-Ever Demonstration of 5G Connectivity Over Telesat’s LEO Satellite
The testing confirmed that this required 5G backhaul solution can be provided by Gilat modem technology working with Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite.
Walton De-Ice Ships New Portable Radome to U.S. Government and European Defense Agencies
The lightweight, rapidly deployable Walton Portable Radome protects VSAT, transportable, or fixed antennas and equipment from rain, snow, ice...
Global Market Insights' Report ... Space Robotics Market to Exceed $3.5 by 2025 
an AI-based robot, CIMON started its first conversation with the spacefaring crew. The robot is by DLR Germany in collaboration with IAM and Airbus.
Kratos Introduces Cloud-Enabled Ground Technologies at Satellite 2019
Although the satellite world has been a bit slower to fully adopt them it's not for lack of interest, but because of the unique technical difficulties associated 
Crucial Stage Development for Telesat's LEO Constellation Successfully Completed by Two Contracted Teams
Each team has significantly advanced their detailed designs for the complete LEO system. During this latest phase of the program, both...
U.S. Special Operations Command Awards Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Smallsat Contract to n-Ask Inc.
The work will be performed primarily at the n~Ask Colorado facility. The period of performance is scheduled to run through September 2020.
Eutelsat Selects Hughes JUPITER™ System to Connect to KONNECT High-Throughput Satellite
The JUPITER System is the next generation platform for VSAT networks, designed and optimized for broadband services over both high-throughput...
Airbus Takes Telesat's LEO Constellation to the Test and to the Next Major Step
Airbus has performed system optimization, requirements engineering, and initial design of key hardware and software components for space, ground 
TCarta and King's College London to Develop Air Quality Modeling Service that Leverages Commercial Satellite Imagery
The service will provide organizations with accurate snapshots of existing air quality conditions along with modeling outputs to forecast how...
ThinKom's New Antenna Achieves Success Using Newtec Satellite Modems with the HYLAS-4 Satellite
ThinKom confirmed that the on-air tests achieved data rates up to 260 Mbps downlink and 50 Mbps uplink error-free at elevation angles from 27...
X2nSat's Two Items; LeoSat Signs More than $2 Billion in Commercial Agreements Including X2nSat's Healthcare Venture
while the list of companies launching “build it and they will come” mega satellite constellations continues to grow... at more than $2 billion clearly
Forrester Reports: Telesat Update, and Intelsat and SES May Purchase Eight Satellites If FCC Approves a Scheme
Two key members of the C-Band Alliance, have said they will order eight, new, C-band satellites if the FCC gives its approval for the...
ATLAS Space Operations is Awarded the NASA SCaN Study Contract + Also Adds Ground Station Support for PlanetIQ Smallsats
During the evaluation process, NASA found that ATLAS’s proposal “would provide substantial value to the government through completion of its...