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May 18th, 2020 — May 24th, 2020

Four UK Companies Teaming Together to Develop Additional Space Capabilities
Four UK-based companies will team up to combine their complementary skills and expertise to further enhance the country’s space industry capabilities...   Full Story

Helical L-Band Antenna Created by Roccor for Space Demo of Link 16 Networks
The project is in partnership with Viasat, Inc. and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate...   Full Story

Forrester Reports: Some Positive News for Satellite Actors and ... No IBC This Year
May 29th is ‘D-Day’ when the various players in the C-band saga must...   Full Story

Most Satellite Operators Fail To Follow Space Debris Rules: NASA
Fewer than half of global space operators comply with the current 25-year deadline for disposal of dead satellites, contributing to the ever-growing ...   Full Story

Forrester Reports: Eutelsat Demonstrates Resilience + Foreign Satellite Operators Must Pay Fees
Belmer also welcomed progress on C-band over the US and said that...   Full Story

UPDATED: The First 20nm Space-Grade FPGA for Satellite & Space Apps Debuts from Xilinx
The new 20nm Radiation Tolerant (RT) Kintex® UltraScale™ XQRKU060...   Full Story

Forrester Reports: Intelsat Staying The Course
Halawi reminds readers that the satellite operator delivers TV and radio...   Full Story

Series E Funding Round Opened by Astroscale
The additional financing will be used to broaden Astroscale’s current ...   Full Story

Two Contracts Awarded to Thales Alenia Space by the European Space Agency
These contracts, fully financed under the European Commission H2020 program, concern...   Full Story

Antenna Development Project Assigned to Isotropic Systems by U.S. Defense Innovation Unit
As the U.S. Navy expands the size and communications capabilities of its....   Full Story

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