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Sea Launch Acquired By S7 Group
The CEO of Russia's S7 Group, Vladislav Filen, flew to the IAC in Guadalajara, Mexico, to sign papers that would find his company acquiring Sea Launch.
 
Future Leaders & Mentor Of The Year Named By SSPI
The Promise Awards honor three satellite executives age 35 and under for outstanding achievement in the early stages of their career as well as the Mentor of the Year.
 
On The IAC 2016 Show Floor... Important Matters For Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre
The company will be highlighting their space sector development in the UAE and Dubai, UAE space strategy, projects launched, space infrastructure, and developing human capital during IAC.
 
Rosetta's Impactful Retirement To The Surface Of Comet 67P/C-G
Rosetta is reaching the end of its natural life and so September 30th was considered the optimum date to conclude the mission.
 
METimage Instrument Agreement Signed Between EUMETSAT & DLR
The agreement ensures the inclusion of the visible infrared imaging radiometer, METimage, as part of the payload of the Metop-SG A1, A2 and A3 satellites.
 
Schaefer To Lead MDA Information Systems LLC
Schaefer brings more than 35 years of experience working in US Department of Defense, Intelligence, and Civilian agency technical programs.
 
Mowry Moves To Blue Origin—Kernisan Named As President Of Arianespace US Subsidiary
Mr. Kernisan will guide Arianespace’s customer, industry and governmental relations for this important international operation and he will also remain directly engaged in sales activities across the U.S. and Canada.
 
Playing PoSSUM In The Upper Atmosphere
The program, designed by upper atmospheric scientists and former NASA astronaut instructors, is an immersive education program for high-school and undergraduate students.
 
Expressions Of Interest Being Received By Norsat International
The company has not established a definitive timeline to complete this review and no decision has been reached as of this writing.
 
Flat Is Good For Aviation Comms, So Believes Kymeta & TECOM
TECOM will incorporate Kymeta® mTenna® technology into an aviation grade terminal to demonstrate connectivity to a Ku-band satellite.
 
From SolarCoins To Bitcoins From Cloud Constellation's SpaceBelt™'s Cold Storage Vault—A Novel Spatial Solution
Cloud Constellation's SpaceBelt will become SCF's primary connectivity provider for SolarCoin space transactions with prospective customers.
 
Virgin Galactic To Launch Sky And Space Global's Constellation
Virgin Galactic also announced the capability to fly LauncherOne from low latitudes.
 
Moving On In... Whitehorn & Riddell-Dillet Join Clyde Space
Clark stated these were key appointments to the rapidly-growing company’s long term business strategy to maintain their market lead.
 
A Tanzanian Target For Avanti & Bentley Walker
The contract is for capacity from Avanti’s HYLAS 2 Ka-band satellite.
 
A Fusing Of Spatial Significance — GMV GmbH & INSYEN AG
The merged GMV-INSYEN will become part of the GMV family of companies.
 
Iran Given OK To Share Satellite Data With APSCO
The member states discussed and exchanged opinions on joint space projects.
 
Moving On Up... Mortensen To Vice President At SSC
Mortensen previously served as Director of Marketing and Business Development for SSC’s Satellite Management Services Americas Region.
 
Hughes Adds Bounties To Their JUPITER System
The 2gen JUPITER System adds new capabilities that boost satellite service providers ROI by raising the performance of consumer, business and mobility apps to new levels.
 
Pursuing V-Nova's PERSEUS Is Eutelsat
Eutelsat and V-Nova also plan to enter into a commercial partnership focused on satellite video transmission markets
 
On The IBC2016 Show Floor... MX1 To Transform, Accelerate & Globalize
MX1’s new senior management team includes members of SPS management as well as RR Media.