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U.S. Air Force Academy's FaclonSAT-3 Now Open for Amateur Radio Enthusiasts
The satellite is in a 35.4 degree inclination orbit, with an approximate altitude of 465 to 476 km...
 
ULA's Atlas V Lit Up the Night Launching NROL-42 on a Secret Mission  
The NRO is the nation's eyes and ears in space ...
 
Be One Step Ahead of the Competition ... Learn About the Changes in the Industry at the Satellite Innovation Symposium 
It is known that rapidly evolving technology as well as mergers and acquisitions are changing satellite market dynamics at an accelerating pace.
 
ULA's Statement Re: Successful Launch of NROL-42's Secret Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office 
This launch was fraught with challenges and delays ... beginning with Hurricane Irma to the replacement of batteries in Atlas V, but the team ...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Statement Re: Propulsion Systems Send Atlas V Skyward Carrying NROL-42's Secret Payload 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's role in the launch began during liftoff when four SRBs ignited to provide 1.5 million pounds of total increased thrust ...
 
Contract Awarded to Landsat 8/9 Team Member, a.i. solutions
Under the requirements of the contract, a.i. solutions will provide key flight dynamics and mission planning for the ongoing Landsat 8 mission, develop...
 
OSIRIS-REx Uses Earth Like a Slingshot Targeting Asteroid Bennu
Earth’s gravity far exceeds the total fuel load of the OSIRIS-REx propulsion system, so we are leveraging our Earth flyby to make a massive change ...
 
Starlink Could be the Name for SpaceX's Broadband Network, According to Ars Technica
The trademark applications were surfaced by a user on Reddit and then made the rounds in news articles.
 
Saturday is Rescheduled Date for ULA'a Launch of NROL-42 Mission
ULA has rescheduled the launch of NROL-42.
 
Maritime Satcom: Grow or Eat the Pie? — An NSR Analysis
Yhe market for Non-GEO HTS connectivity in terms of In-service Units pales in comparison to GEO FSS and HTS.  With more than 48,000...
 
Intersil’s New Radiation-Tolerant Plastic ICs to Power Small Satellite Mega-Constellations
ISL71xxxM devices enable cost effective solution for short duration LEO mission profiles
 
Ball Aerospace's TEMPO Instrument for NASA Passes Spectrometer Testing
... selected by NASA as the first Earth Venture-Instrument to provide hourly measurements of air quality across North America.
 
Telesat Signs Long Term Contract with Bell Canada for All of Telstar 19 VANTAGE HTS Capacity Over Northern Canada
Once operational, Telstar 19 VANTAGE will have six distinct coverages over the Americas and North Atlantic and the most capacity in Gbps of any...
 
Carried to the Cape: EchoStar-105/SES-11 Satellite
The first satellite that EchoStar has constructed with manufacturer Airbus, EchoStar-105/SES-11 will be launched by SpaceX on a flight-proven Falcon 9...
 
Iridium®'s 10 Satellites are Packed and Ready for NEXT Launch
this launch continues the ambitious deployment pace for the Iridium NEXT program, set to launch a total of 75 satellites on SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets.
 
So Far So Good ... ULA Ready to Roll With NROL-42 Launch for National Security 
The mission, for the National Reconnaissance Office, is set to lift off on a ULA Atlas V rocket ...
 
NSR Reports — An Entire World on the Ground
With ~150x times more shipments than any other vertical, satTV is the clear driver for volume. Consequently, STBs dominate 50% of the 10 year ...
 
Advanced Aerospace Machining Facility Opened by SAS Manufacturing in Colorado
SAS supports the entire program lifecycle for aerospace clients by providing strategic services during the proposal phase followed by...
 
Topaz Energy and Marine Go Orange for Maritime Connect Solutions
The Orange Maritime Connect platform incorporates multiple connections including VSAT, L-Band terminals, 3G/4G and Wi-Fi.
 
A New Satellite Bus Bonanza Debuts from Lockheed Martin
From nanosats to high-powered satellites, the versatile lineup incorporates dozens of major enhancements and hundreds of common components that...