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October 18th, 2019
 
 
ANGELS, CHEOPS and Egypt's TIBA-1 Arrive at Arianespace for Upcoming Launches
The three spacecraft – TIBA-1, CHEOPS and ANGELS – subsequently were unloaded from the An-124 aircraft for transfer by road to the...
 
Already Underway Thales Alenia Space's Facilities in Spain ... Construction and Completion in Less than a Year
already begun their new facilities in Spain ... and anticipate the completion to occur in autumn 2020 ... construction will span little less than a year.
 
The 25th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force... and Possibly Space Command... Confirmed by U.S. Senate
Barrett’s lopsided confirmation was largely expected. She earned praise from senators in remarks prior to the vote that summarized her extensive...
 
U.S. Navy's MUOS SATCOM System Now Operationally Effective
Known as the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), this is a U.S. Navy-led effort that provides essential narrowband satellite communications for ...
 
Kleos Space's Newest Appointments ... She's Finance and Operations Manager; He's Backend Developer and Programmer
Announcements of two new appointments from Kleos Space S.A. will help to broaden its head office financial and research operations in Luxembourg.
 
SEAKR® Engineering Goes With Rambus for NexGen ASIC and FPGA Designs
Today’s aerospace hardware contains highly-complex microelectronics that include advanced processing, data storage, and data communications...
 
Laser Comms from Mynaric Heading Toward Satellite Pathfinder Validation Mission
Multiple units of Mynaric’s inter-satellite product are to be delivered as part of the deal. The terminal, which is set to become the market’s first available...
 
SNC and Partners Deliver a Post-ISS Study to the European Space Agency
The study looked at scenarios for European microgravity missions in LEO on the premise the ISS will eventually be either decommissioned or turned ..
 
AtomBeam to Unveil Patented IoT Networking Data Transmission Reduction Solution at MWC19
AtomBeam's data compaction solution is the first to reduce the amount of IoT data transmitted by 70 to 80 percent, effectively...
 
C-COM Assisting Softbank in Comms Restoration Following Destructive Japanese Typhoon
C-COM’s mobile antennas, including the iNetVu MP-100-MOT (a fully automatic backpack antenna system) and the iNetVu FLY-981...
 
Comtech Receives European MOD Order for Satellite Modems
The DMD2050E Satellite Modems will be deployed at the MOD’s teleports in Europe and the Caribbean. The MOD will leverage the technical...
 
Another Launch for China ... New Communication Technology Experiment Satellite
Thursday's launch was the 315th mission of the Long March rocket series.
 
Globalstar Heralds Their Release of the Sat-Fi2® Hotspot
With Sat-Fi2 RAS, a satellite WiFi hotspot is created so that users can stay connected while they are on the move. Ideal for users in a vehicle, a fishing ...
 
Airbus Passes All Tests for ESA's Solar Orbiter — Ready for Cape Canaveral Launch
Built by Airbus, Solar Orbiter will study the Sun in detail and its effects on the solar system. The spacecraft carries a suite of complementary...
 
Astrobotic and Dymon Agree to Send the First Japanese Rover to the Moon
Yaoki has already successfully passed more than 100 tests, and has the smallest but most effective rover wheels ever produced.
 
Firefly Aerospace and Aerojet Rocketdyne Come Together for Space Access Solutions
Citing threats to U.S. space capabilities officials emphasized the need to shift to ... smaller spacecraft that can be developed and launched quickly.
 
Forrester Reports: Telesat Raise New Debt to Pay Down Older Debt
The new borrowings are priced at 6.5 percent and are not due until October of 2027. The debt offering was originally designed to raise $500 million and...
 
Globalstar's SPOT Gen3 Selected by RoSPA for Their Consultant Teams
RoSPA has equipped each member of the team with a SPOT Gen3 device to track their location and provide help in an emergency using its one-touch SOS button...
 
ORBCOMM Solves Pottle's Transportation Needs for Fleet-Wide Trailer Monitoring Solution
The ORBCOMM devices can be installed externally on trailers in about 10 minutes, even when the asset is loaded, making Pottle’s deployments quick ..
 
Marlink and Intelsat Renew and Expand ... Maritime Services Multi-Year Agreement 
The multi-year agreement will deliver additional throughput to vessels via multiple layers of space-based coverage, ensuring that ship owners and...
 
Narrow-Band IoT Successfully Tested by OQ Technology Using a Smallsat
The Tiger mission, which was approved and signed on July 26, 2019, demonstrates that NB-IoT technology can be used on flying Software-Defined Radio (SDR)...
 
Preparations Underway by China to Launch Capsules for their Space Station
China aims to complete the construction of the space station around 2022. Weighing 66 tons, the Tiangong space station will be T-shaped with the...