Satnews provides you with comprehensive and timely news within the global satellite industry.

Daily News

Today’s Headlines

February 24th, 2020

World Teleport Association Reveals the Finalists for the 2020 Teleport Awards for Excellence
WTA selects its finalists from nominations submitted to the association by both members and non-members. Recipients are selected by a vote of the...   Full Story

SpaceX's Next Military Launch Cleared for Historic Rocket Landing Attempt
...high-stakes make-work designed to help the USAF fully certify SpaceX’s brand new Falcon Heavy rocket to launch expensive, verging on irreplaceable military satellites.   Full Story

Forrester Reports: Going Head to Head — SES and Intelsat
In one FCC filing, Intelsat pulling no punches, and said... mischaracterization of such report before a federal agency, is indefensible.   Full Story

More MILSATCOM Installations for Comtech Xicom TWTA Systems
The versatility of Comtech Xicom Technology’s touch-screen amplifiers can be seen in this multi-amp system...   Full Story

Full, Mobile ISR Realized via Spacecom and Get SAT SATCOM Tech
Enabled by AMOS-17’s powerful Ka-band HTS beams and extremely small terminals at both ends, the team created a small footprint, high capacity...   Full Story

Exotrail Secures Contract with AAC Clyde Space
Exotrail will provide propulsion systems for the two 6U cubesats that will be manufactured and delivered to orbit by AAC Clyde Space. The Eutelsat...   Full Story

Ball Aerospace's Advanced Spectrometer Instrument Completes PDR for MethaneSAT
MethaneSAT is expected to be launched in 2022 by MethaneSAT LLC, a subsidiary of Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). The non-profit is...   Full Story

Space Force Wants $5B For Anti-Jam Satcoms 
PTS is not a satellite per se, instead it is envisioned as a payload that uses a highly jam-resistant signal called the Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW).   Full Story

Ka-Band Solid State Amplifiers Contract for IFC Received by Comtech Xicom Technology
The company incorporated the latest Gallium Nitride (“GaN”) solid-state technology for use in a new cabin external application. The company has...   Full Story

Altitude Lowering Underway for ALE's Shooting Star Efforts
ALE-1, the first satellite jointly developed by ALE and National University Corporation Tohoku University (Tohoku University) to try to create a...   Full Story

KULR Working with NASA on a PPR Battery Design Solution
The company’s PPR design solution prevents cell to cell thermal runaway propagation and prevents the fire and explosion of a single cell thermal...   Full Story

New 'Better Satellite World's' Video Reveals Connections to the Most Remote of Rural Villages
There are now more than 1.8 million Mexican residents who today for the first time have access to internet as a result of...   Full Story

HISPASAT Working with Claro Argentina to Provide Satellite Backhaul Services
HISPASAT will provide its capacity to extend connectivity in Argentina, especially in the areas of the country where deploying terrestrial...   Full Story

Iridium® Network at Work in Antarctica as President of Estonia Signs and Conducts Business 
... managing state affairs in real-time from Antarctica and signing digital legally binding documents ... using the weather resilient Iridium Certus®...   Full Story

Laser Comms a Reality from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
GA-ASI tested the ALCoS from an optical observatory located on Tenerife in the Canary Islands and closed link with Tesat’s LCT 135 terminal...   Full Story

Celestia Technologies Group UK Receives Millions for Antenna R&D from Scottish Enterprise
CTG will use the R&D grant to develop a satellite antenna for aircraft to link with a communication satellite for the in-flight broadband sector, which is...   Full Story

A Cosmic Jekyll and Hyde
... this volatile double, or binary, system in a dense collection of stars, the globular cluster Terzan 5, which is located about 19,000 light years from Earth    Full Story




Phone: (707) 939-9306
Fax: (707) 939-9235
Address: 800 Siesta Way, Sonoma, CA 95476


Satnews is pleased to offer a range of products and services to satellite professionals, including free daily news and magazines. For a full list of our free publications please click here.


© 2020 Satnews Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without expressed written permission of Satnews Publishers, Inc. is prohibited.

For press releases please email