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December 6th, 2019
 
 
Thales Alenia Space to Upgrade, for 78 Million Euros, ESA's EGNOS Satellite
Via this contract, Thales Alenia Space will develop a new version of EGNOS (version V242B), incorporating new advanced functionalities...
 
UPDATED: Rocket Lab's 10th Successful Electron Launch
Rocket Lab continues to expand their operations with a new launch site to be commissioned in the U.S. If, and when, rocket reusability is viable, the...
 
Russian Soyuz-2.1a Rocket Now Taking Progress Resupply Craft to ISS
The carrier rocket lifted off at 12:34 p.m., Moscow time. The space freighter will deliver fuel, water and other supplies to the International Space Station...
 
Panasonic Avionics' Multi-Beam Ku-Band Capacity on EUTELSAT's 10B Satellite
This contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) will enable Panasonic to provide multiple gigahertz of new extreme throughput...
 
Thales Alenia Space to Build Nilesat's New Satellite
As prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space will be responsible for satellite design, production, testing and on-orbit acceptance tests. Thales Alenia...
 
SpaceX Launches the Dragon with NASA's Supplies and Science Laboratory
... en route to the ISS with a myriad of items ranging from goodies for the astronauts this holiday season to scientific experiments that include barley ...
 
Two Launches in Two Days to the ISS ... Next Russia is Ready 
They checked out the tele-robotically operated rendezvous unit (TORU) today in the unlikely event they would need to remotely maneuver the ...
 
South Korea's New Satellite to Capture Environmental Data
Named the Chollian-2B, this 3.4 ton, indigenously-built satellite will engage in the real-time monitoring of the East Asian region of the world at 22,370....
 
Credit Facilities of $160 Million Close for Kacific Broadband Satellies Group
Taken altogether, these credit facilities secure long-term financing that enables Kacific to repay short-term facilities used to fund the construction of...
 
Will New Plasma Thrusters Keep Next-Gen Satellites Safe?
The Air Force has hired a Michigan company to see if thrusters based on plasma could help satellites evade incoming fire.
 
Isotropic Systems' New Chief Commercial Officer 
He joins Isotropic with more than 40 years of experience in sales, marketing, product management and product development in satellite ...
 
Global Xpress' World's First 1.5-Meter Terminal ... Sneak Preview
...the largest terminal that will be available for the Inmarsat Fleet Xpress service following type approval and successful sea trials in 2020, the ...
 
Kratos Gleans a $39 Million Geolocation Global Support Services Contract
Kratos will provide continuous RF monitoring services for government leased bandwidth on commercial satellites and bandwidth on military...
 
Inmarsat Launches Fleet LTE and Delists from the London Stock Exchange
The new service leverages low latency, high data speed communications available via a dedicated Access Point Name (APN) on the Tampnet North...
 
RHEATECH to Develop Advanced Design for ESA's Space Weather Service System
This new design will consolidate the current system’s architecture and help ensure that predictions of space weather effects on critical infrastructure, on...
 
QuadSAT's Antenna Testing Solution Demo Obtains Positive Results
QuadSAT’s system uses drone technology to test, calibrate and measure the performance of VSAT antennas, specifically Comms-On-The-Move...