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December 3rd, 2018 — December 9th, 2018

The Harris HSAT Smallsat Orbiting and Communicating in Good Order
Harris Satellite (HSAT) is a briefcase-size 6U smallsat that provides an affordable solution for defense and commercial customers with very high-speed...   Full Story

Chinese Company Reveals First Satellite of Many in Plan to Offer Free Worldwide Wi-Fi
aims to launch next year, another 10 launched by 2020, and constellation will have 272 satellites and connect to the internet in remote regions by 2026    Full Story

SpaceX Launches Again, Transporting Supplies and Experiments Including Crystals and Dental Glue to the ISS
represents a diverse combination of science and technology research that includes crystals, barley, and dental glue, among other things.   Full Story

Deal of Fortune: Why Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are Going All In on $33.5 Billion Merger
The combined company — L3 Harris Technologies Inc. — is expected to generate net revenue of approximately $16 billion for calendar-year 2018.   Full Story

SpaceX's Launch is Biggest Ever from the U.S. of a Single Rideshare ... 64 Smallsats from 17 Countries
Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission is the largest single rideshare mission from a U.S.-based launch vehicle to-date.   Full Story

Smallsats from Scotland Aim to Revolutionize Work in Space
The two ‘first of a kind’ 5 kg. satellites, which were designed and built by Spire Global, are unique due to their function, tiny size, low cost and quick ...   Full Story

NSSLGlobal Acquires Station 711 from MX1
NSSLGlobal will — as part of the acquisition — take over all activities of Station 711, including smart@sea, crewtalk and Station 711's Customer...   Full Story

Kepler's on the CASE with their Second Smallsat Launch via the ISRO's PSLV-C43 Rocket
Kepler’s latest satellite within the company’s network will be used to deliver service to early customers. The first satellite was launched in January...   Full Story

Advantech Wireless Technologies, of Baylin Technologies, is Moving in Canada
This new facility is a short 15 minute drive from the company's current location and the move will be completed by the end of the 2018 calendar...   Full Story

Two Informative Papers Published by Aerospace Corporation — the New Game Changer Series
The company is pleased to offer the Game Changer series at a time when the space industry is undergoing rapid change. This new series provides...   Full Story

NEW 250-Watt V-Band Uplink Power Amplifier for HTS Gateways

Comtech Xicom Technology introduces the new XTD-250QV2 250W V-Band [47.2-51.4 GHz] power amplifier. This high power level, covering the entire spectrum, enables new categories of high data-rate applications. The new amplifier is antenna mounted, at the feed to minimize loss. It is available in liquid-cooled and air-cooled packages.


The fourth Annual SmallSat Symposium will unlock the business aspects, technologies and the financial and legal acumen that comprise the foundation of today's rapid growth in the small satellite market. A broad range of thought-provoking panels and speakers representing visionary ideas and years of business experience are brought together once again.

SmallSat Symposium





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