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Joint Venture with Al Yah Satellite Communications Provides a Swath of Satellite Services
Through the collaboration, Yahsat will combine its unique position and knowledge as the leading provider of satellite broadband solutions within its...
 
L2 ULA's Delta IV Heavy's Launch of NROL-71 Now Set for Tuesday ... Weather is an Issue
The payload is believed to be the first in a new series of KH-11 reconnaissance satellites.
 
Sierra Wireless Solar-Powered Satellite Asset Tracking Service Takes the Edge Off of Emergencies
When power and cellular networks are out of service, Sierra Wireless’ satellite asset tracking service with Globalstar’s SmartOne Solar device provides...
 
Astroscale Knows How to Clean Up Space... in Technical Cooperation with ESA Regarding Space Debris Removal
There are more than 750,000 pieces of debris larger than 1 cm in size in Earth orbit today; with potentially causing the end of a functioning satellite, 
 
NASA's OSIRIS-REx Discovers Water on Asteroid Bennu
the finding does indicate that liquid water was present at some time on Bennu’s parent body, a much larger asteroid.
 
Air Force Space Command Takes Responsibility of COMSATCOM Procurement for the DoD
oversee procurement of nearly all military and commercial SATCOM for the DoD, and will allow it to manage SATCOM as an enterprise, integrating ...
 
Forrester Reports: OneWeb to Save Millions — Perhaps Even More...
In the process, OneWeb will save an estimated $500,000 per satellite (and it could be more) leading to Capex cost savings on the satellite building...
 
Intelsat General and COMSAT to Offer Airborne Comms to U.S. Government and Coalition Partners
FlexAir is unique as it is the first commercially available aeronautical service for 45 centimeter-performance equivalent Ku-band antennas that is...
 
The ESA's HERA Planetary Defense Mission is Being Lead by GMV
HERA’s role will be to characterize the asteroids after the impact and obtain data to develop strategies to handle an eventual impact on Earth.
 
SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT Selected by Axelspace for the First Japanese EO Smallsat Ground Station Services
SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT will support this satellite program with KSATLite, a global ground network as a service, optimized for smallsats as...
 
Blue Canyon Technnologies' Bus Supports the Recently Launched Harris HSAT Smallsat
BCT’s 6U spacecraft bus is a state-of-the-art, high-performance smallsat platform that maximizes available payload volume...
 
RigNet Passes the Popcorn as They Keep Remote Crews Entertained with CrewFlix™ 
This is further supported by the 714 percent growth in usage of RigNet’s CrewHotspot™ service between ...
 
Row, Row, Row Your Boat 3,000 Mile as Satcom Global and OCENS Connect Athletes in 'World's Toughest Row'
row from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antiguto takes around 50 days with extreme weather and waves of up to 50 feet in height.
 
The Switch® and Eutelsat Enable Participants to Switch On Maximum Content Delivery
The partnership will provide The Switch's user community of more than 800 of the world's leading content producers and distributors the ability to...
 
Royal Australian Air Force's Mission 1 Smallsat Effort Heads to Orbit
The M1 and later M2 missions are being funded by the air force and conducted in partnership with the University of NSW Canberra, with the...
 
Vespucci, Lockheed Martin's First GPS III Satellite for the U.S.A.F. is Encapsulated into the SpaceX Payload Fairing
Encapsulation of the satellite within its payload fairing serves to protect it against the impact of dynamic pressure and aerodynamic heating during its...
 
NanoRacks Delivers Smallsats, Research and Medical Science to the ISS
Since Dragon arrived on Saturday, December 8, the NanoRacks Operations Team has been working around the clock to run customer payloads with the astronaut...
 
How SAS' Agreement with GlobalSat Group Enables Pearls to Provide Connectivity to Latin Americans
Pearls will provide connectivity to Latin Americans.
 
Milestone Reached by Viasat — 1K Aircraft Now Flying with the Company's IFC System
Viasat installed more than 400 of their latest IFC equipment on commercial aircraft in 2018, with more than half of those installs occurring in the second...
 
Satellite Internet Access Expanded for Ecuador via Hughes 63 West
Operating over the Hughes 63 West High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) payload, its broadband coverage reaches more than 90 percent of the...