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January 13th, 2019
 
 
No More What’s NEXT After Successful Launch of Iridium®'s NEXT Satellites by SpaceX's Falcon 9
Iridium is the only satellite communications network that spans the entire globe, and Iridium NEXT is one of the largest "tech upgrades" in space history.
 
UPDATE: Arianespace Soyuz to Launch the CNES EyeSat Smallsat and to Deliver ANGELS to Space
ANGELS will be launched as an auxiliary payload with the COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG 1) and CHEOPS satellites...
 
New Antenna Control System Debuts from Radeus Labs
The Model 2200 Antenna Control System is designed with a feature set to support full motion, LEO and MEO antenna applications. With velocity...
 
Orbital Micro Systems and Lemon Advisors to Strategize on Weather Intelligence Services
OMS operates a fleet of Earth Observation (EO) satellites that will gather detailed weather data much more frequently and accurately than current...
 
Thales Alenia Space Sees Green ... Selected for ESA's 150 Million Euros FLEX Mission to Map Earth's Vegetation
The sensor identifies the faint reddish glow emitted during photosynthesis, invisible to the naked eye, and identifies the fluorescence of vegetation ...
 
WTA Publishes Their Top Teleport Operators of 2018 Rankings
The 2018 Top Operator rankings are based on data from the last two complete fiscal years: fiscal 2017, in whatever month it ended, and the...
 
China's Long March 3B Rocket Thrusts the Zhongxing-2D Satellite to Orbit
Liftoff of the enhanced Long March 3B launch vehicle occurred at 17:11 UTC January 10 (01:11 Beijing time, January 11) at the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre...
 
GPS III Constellation Modernization Follow-On Contract Received by Lockheed Martin
Under the GCS II contract, the continued upgrade of the GPS Architecture Evolution Plan Operational Control Segment (AEP OCS) will allow GPS’...
 
China's Soft Landing on the Far Side of the Moon Called a Complete Success
With the assistance of the relay satellite Queqiao (Magpie Bridge), the rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) and the lander of the Chang'e-4 probe took photos ...
 
Elon Musk Shows Off Starship
On Friday, January 11, Musk stated that SpaceX had completed the installation of a Starship reusable space-rocket system launch vehicle for a...
 
Global Satellite Operator Awards Comtech EF Data with Infrastructure Equipment Order
The order specified Comtech EF Data's CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem, which offers the user data rates of over...
 
Forrester Reports: Inmarsat Moving Their European Aviation Network to Luxembourg
Inmarsat’s EAN system, together with ground-support from Deutsche Telekom (DT), supports the company’s in-flight WiFi and broadband...
 
D-Orbit Welcomes ESA and Italian Space Agency Smallsat Development Contract
The program’s mission is to convert promising engineering concepts into mature products, bridging the gap between research laboratories and...
 
Fait Accompli and Adieu! As the Last Batch of Iridium® NEXT Satellites are Launched 
the first time an operator and a manufacturer have worked together replacing a constellation of 66 satellites, one-by-one, with no user service interruption