Recent Europe News
Sky and Space Global's 3 Diamonds Smallsats Head Into Testing Phases
The 3 Diamonds nanosatellites recently completed the Assembly testing stage and have now proceeded to the Integration and Verification phase.
Notables Come Out to Celebrate OHB's and Germany's SmallGEO Satellite
“The SmallGEO platform has restored system capabilities for German telecommunications satellites after a hiatus of a good 20 years,”
European Space Agency's Plans for Space-Weather Satellite
An extreme space-weather event has not hit Earth since 1859, when a CME caused telegraph equipment to catch fire.
First All-Electric Satellite EUTLESAT 172B Travels from France to French Guiana
This highly innovative satellite will host three distinct payloads that will strengthen Eutelsat’s capability to serving Asia-Pacific markets...
Moving Time for Aeolus' Final Testing
The 1.7 ton spacecraft, primed by Airbus Defence and Space, features the LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) instrument called Aladin...
All Powered Up and Rarin' To Go, EUTELSAT 117 West B Enters Full Service
EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet...
Coming Up... MilSatCom Asia Pacific Event from SMi
This event focuses on developing strategic space programs and space security.
Airbus Defence and Space Ensures No Gap for French UGAP
This 4-year contract covers the supply of equipment and services for fixed and mobile SATCOM in the Ku- and Ka- frequency bands.
A Defining Platform for OHB System AG
The first satellite to be based on the SmallGEO platform is for the Spanish provider Hispasat...
Third Indonesian Satellite To Launch Next Month
The satellite is named Telkom-3 and will support voice and data services.
Departing the ISS — Six CubeSats
These smallsats were pushed out of the ISS via the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD)
Prepping and Priming By Arianespace for Launch of Sentinel-2B
This Vega mission is part of another busy year for Arianespace’s launch services...
First Launch of the Year for Arianespace is to Carry Hispasat 36W-1 to Orbit
This geostationary satellite will be driven to orbit for the Spanish operator Hispasat using a Soyuz launch vehicle.
Gomspace Signs On With Chinese Private Launch Firm For Satellite Push
Landspace will use their Landspace-1 rocket to put Gomspace's satellites into orbit in 2018.
SES' MX-1 Gains Contract Extension with Beta Film Ltd. and Sky Deutschland
This new long-term contract extends and expands the existing agreement, which began in 2009...
From France to Florida... Eurostar's SES-10 is on its Way for SpaceX Launch
SES-10 is the 45th satellite based on the Eurostar E3000 platform and the tenth to use electric propulsion for station-keeping.
Global Eagle Entertainment Plays Cricket ... Gains Worldwide Rights
Matches can (and do!) last for days, the players wear woolly jumpers, and games often break for high tea on the village green.
SES Discloses New Owner of AMC-3... GEE Now We Know
Since then the curtain has been pulled back, press releases issued and the satellite fleet operator has been identified as...
SMi's 12th Annual Military Space Situational Awareness... London in April an Early Bird Offer
...explore key situational awareness challenges in an increasingly contested, congested and competitive space.
SpaceX's Successes... Launches Iridium's NEXT Satellites and the Booster Returns
...the new satellites will be positioned near a current generation satellite, each moving at approximately 17,000 miles per hour as testing begins.