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Historic Israeli Lunar Launch Press Conference Scheduled by SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
This is the world’s first privately funded lunar mission — Israel’s lunar journey will begin this month when the lunar lander “Beresheet” (“In the Beginning”)...
Spectra Group to Engage with Attendees at IDEX 2019
Spectra’s SlingShot is a small appliqué that provides in-service tactical VHF and UHF radios with a Beyond Line of Sight Communications-On-The Move (BLOS COTM) capability...
NanoRacks Continues Their Historic Program — Sixth SmallSat Deployment from Cygnus Completed
Cygnus maneuvered to a higher-than-Space Station altitude (445 kilometers) where the NanoRacks External Cygnus Deployment mission released two...
Arabsat's BADR-4 Satellite Delivering TRT Arabi HD via Globecast to Viewers
TRT Arabi (عربي TRT) is an Arabic language channel from TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation), broadcasting to Arabic-speaking audiences in...
Yahsat and Thuraya Specialize in Security, Services and Solutions for Military and Government at IDEX 2019 
Yahsat’s wider diverse offering of integrated satellite solutions meet the most complex security requirements of governments and defense clients.
The First 3D Printed Part for a SpaceIL Moon Landing is Developed by RUAG Space
A 3D engine mount from RUAG Space will be the first 3D printed part on the moon — the lunar lander of the private Israeli company SpaceIL
Iran's Burn Marks on Launch Pad Indicate Failure to Launch a Second Satellite
Iranian Chief of Staff Mohammad Bagheri said that his country would “not fear threats” aimed at forcing it to negotiate its defense and missile capabilities.
Airbus and Hisdesat's Say It's a Flat World... Flattens TerraSAR-X / PAZ Radar Interferogram
The flattened Cross-Sensor-Interferogram was created from a mixed image pair with four days temporal separation acquired by TerraSAR-X and PAZ
Telespazio and Grimaldi's 5 Million Euros Agreement Provides Upgrades to the Neapolitan Shipping Group
The overall value of both agreements signed between Telespazio and the Grimaldi Group is about 5 million euros.
Avanti Communications to Provide SATCOM Services to MainOne for Nigerian Coverage
Under this arrangement, MainOne will leverage Avanti’s newest satellite, HYLAS 4, launched in April of 2018, to enable highly flexible capacity services...
A Study of Satellite Navigation Services in Africa Underway by ASECNA
ASECNA’s SBAS is based on EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service). In line with the agency’s strategic plan, it aims to enhance...
New EMEA Director Named by Terrasat
Terrasat welcomes Paul Gorton to the team as Director of Sales, EMEA, who will be combining forces with Ron Merritt, Regional VP of EMEA...
Spacecom's AMOS-7 Satellite Delivers Nashe Media Group Content to the Ukraine
The success and positive reception by consumers of the company's 4K channel #NASHE HDR is exciting. Working together with UkrKosmos and...
Gilat's LEO Modem Test is Successful over Telesat's LEO Satellite
The performance with latency as low as 16 msec was achieved in the tier-1 maritime service provider’s teleport in Northern Europe. The test was...
Rwanda's Telecom Satellite to Launch Sooner than Original Schedule
between the Rwandan and the Japanese government on Space Inclusion in Africa, 6 young Rwandans are being trained in Japan ahead of the Launch.
Arianespace Successfully Opens Their 2019 Launch Season with Flight VA247
Flight VA247 included two spacecraft along with the dispenser system and integration hardware in Ariane 5’s dual-passenger configuration.
Newtec's M6100 Broadcast Satellite Modulator Brings Efficiency to India's DishTV’s Direct-to-Home Platform
DishTV is the largest DTH service provider in India and the world’s largest single-country DTH company. 
Iran Vows to Send Man Into Space Within Five Years ... Tehran Space Program Could be Cover for Nuclear-Capable ICBMs
Secretary Mike Pompeo in response to Washington Free Beacon questions said their space program provides Iran with critical know-how about ICBMs.
Gilat Gains Multi-Year Contract to Supply Connectivity Solutions Across India
L&T selected Gilat’s multi-application SkyEdge II-c platform to deliver broadband services across the country. Gilat’s hubs will be placed and...
Utilis Seeks Out Sneaky Leaks in the Tropics of Trinidad and Tobago  
It may seem incongruous that water can be a precious commodity in a tropical paradise, but that's what has taken place in the island of Trinidad and Tobago.