Current Satellite News
October 17th, 2019
Already Underway Thales Alenia Space's Facilities in Spain ... Construction and Completion in Less than a Year
already begun their new facilities in Spain ... and anticipate the completion to occur in autumn 2020 ... construction will span little less than a year.
The 25th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force... and Possibly Space Command... Confirmed by U.S. Senate
Barrett’s lopsided confirmation was largely expected. She earned praise from senators in remarks prior to the vote that summarized her extensive...
Notes from Explore 19 Conference Include SuperDove's Next-Generation PlanetScope's Interoperability
Will discussed details about the Next Generation Planetscope, which includes 4-band, 5-band and 8-band PlanetScope imagery powered by SuperDove.
As the Crow Flies ... And It Did as Rocket Lab's Electron Rocket Launches Astro Digital's Smallsat
71 minutes after launch Electron’s Kick Stage's payload went to a circular orbit of more than 1,000 km. more than twice the altitude of any Electron
SSPI UK Reveals Space & Satellite Personality of the Year ... He's From Goonhilly
Goonhilly has an extraordinary way of touching and inspiring many people. Just as it did to me a few years ago.
U.S. Navy's MUOS SATCOM System Now Operationally Effective
Known as the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), this is a U.S. Navy-led effort that provides essential narrowband satellite communications for ...
Kleos Space's Newest Appointments ... She's Finance and Operations Manager; He's Backend Developer and Programmer
Announcements of two new appointments from Kleos Space S.A. will help to broaden its head office financial and research operations in Luxembourg.
Globalstar's SPOT Gen3 Selected by RoSPA for Their Consultant Teams
RoSPA has equipped each member of the team with a SPOT Gen3 device to track their location and provide help in an emergency using its one-touch SOS button...
ORBCOMM Solves Pottle's Transportation Needs for Fleet-Wide Trailer Monitoring Solution
The ORBCOMM devices can be installed externally on trailers in about 10 minutes, even when the asset is loaded, making Pottle’s deployments quick ..
Marlink and Intelsat Renew and Expand ... Maritime Services Multi-Year Agreement
The multi-year agreement will deliver additional throughput to vessels via multiple layers of space-based coverage, ensuring that ship owners and...
Narrow-Band IoT Successfully Tested by OQ Technology Using a Smallsat
The Tiger mission, which was approved and signed on July 26, 2019, demonstrates that NB-IoT technology can be used on flying Software-Defined Radio (SDR)...
Preparations Underway by China to Launch Capsules for their Space Station
China aims to complete the construction of the space station around 2022. Weighing 66 tons, the Tiangong space station will be T-shaped with the...