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The Vega Launch of Italy's PRISMA Satellite is a Success for Arianespace
Vega deployed the payload into Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) during a 54 minute mission performed from the Spaceport in French Guiana. The...
 
Two Significant Industry Experts Join HawkEye 360's Advisory Board
HawkEye 360 uses satellites that fly in a commercially unique formation to independently pinpoint the geographical origin of a wide range of radio...
 
The Ariane 6 Launch Vehicle's Maiden Flight will Carry OneWeb Satellites
The Ariane 6 will be available to OneWeb from the second half of 2020 to provide launch capacity that supports the full deployment and replenishment...
 
MOU Signed Between Firefly and Airbus for Space Launch Solutions Development
This MOU will formulate an integrated market offering that will provide Airbus customers rapid deployment of Airbus manufactured satellites and...
 
OneWeb's Latest Fundraising Musters $1.25 Billion
The new funds, following the successful first launch of OneWeb’s satellites, enable the company to accelerate the development of the first truly global...
 
Two Additional Axelspace Satellites On Deck for Launch
aiming to eventually capture imagery of the entire Earth landmass each day. After the launch, the number of satellites...
 
Nepal Plans for a First ... Launch of Nepalese-1 Satellite
The Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) plans to launch the first satellite, called Nepalese-1, from Nepal on April 17, 2019 ...
 
CesiumAstro Closes Successful Series A Funding
These funds will be used to scale the team and expand the development of a wide range of frequency offerings and system configurations to meet the...
 
AI to Improve the Management of Constellations Through 2Operate and GomSpace Technology Collaboration
The use of 2Solve and AI for satellite constellation management help reduce the amount of operator hours required to manage satellite constellations by...
 
KeyW Holding Corporation Selects Spire Global to Be Their Host
Spire’s hosted payload service will also enable KeyW to rapidly deploy larger constellations, as appropriate...
 
Atos' Crucial Role in Achieving a First ... OneWeb Satellites' Recent Launch Success
Atos EGSE enables satellites to be tested on the ground prior to launch to prevent or fix any issues and make sure all requirements are met ...
 
LeoSat Selected by Skyband to Implement Low-Latency Network
LeoSat’s system of LEOs satellites can achieve lower latency and stronger end-to-end security compared to traditional satellite and terrestrial solutions...
 
Axelspace Publishes the First Light of GRUS Satellite
As the company has confirmed with the correct operation of the on-board optical apparatus,  just released is the satellite’s first light image...
 
LeoStella's New CEO Steps In as Previous CEO Returns to Thales Alenia Space
He will lead the company as it enters the next phase of growth, designing and manufacturing small satellites at scale at its state-of-the-art production facility.
 
Teledyne Defense & Space Supplies Critical Comm Products to the Airbus OneWeb Constellation
Teledyne’s $95 million production contract was awarded in 2018 and follows an initial development award that was received in June of 2016. Production is...
 
D-Orbit Will Launch Planet Labs' Flock of Doves
the more than 300 of the Flock constellation of Dove-series satellites is the Earth’s largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites ever put into orbit.
 
2Operate, GomSpace and a MegaMan Study How AI and Telecom Standards Can Manage Satellite Constellations
to evaluate telecom standards and AI solutions developed for the terrestrial telecom sector leveraged to manage future satellite constellations robustly
 
Solar Array Provisioning for PlanetiQ Spacecraft to be Handled by Roccor
The contract is for the provision of 130W solar arrays for their spacecraft in a constellation that will provide a new class of weather data forecasting...
 
OneWeb Selects GMV's C2 Technologies for Command and Control of the Constellation
OneWeb opted for GMV’s product line, technologies that are capable of meeting OneWeb’s specific and complex needs while adhering to a tight...
 
Cobham Waveguides Enable the Comms Systems on OneWeb Satellites' First Spacecraft
Incorporating rigid and flexible designs, Cobham Ku- and Ka-band waveguides are featured on the spacecraft. Waveguides enable the...