Recent Satellite Operator News
UPDATE: Iran's Controversial Attempt to Launch a Satellite Ends Up a Moot Point as Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit
The U.S. and its allies allege the same satellite-launching technology could be used to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
Konnect Africa to Bridge the Ivorian Territory with High-Speed Satellite Internet Access
to bridge the digital divide in Côte d'Ivoire with its broadband Internet particularly outside major cities, where no reliable broadband solution is available.
Boeing Invests in Isotropic Systems
By taking advantage of optical beam steering, Isotropic's innovative user terminals can simultaneously connect with several different satellites without...
Satellogic with China Will Launch 90 Earth-Observation Satellites ... Remap Earth at 1-Meter Pixel Each Week
The company will remap Earth at 1-meter pixel resolution every week and dramatically reduce the cost of high-frequency geospatial analytics.
Tokyo Tech's Deep Learning Attitude Sensor Delivers Real-Time Image Recognition from Satellites' Orbit
Today, more than 200 are launched annually, establishing a new global 1-billion-USD space industry.
Horizon Technologies' £500,000 Grant from Innovate UK for Space-Based RF Monitoring
RF signal collection from space is a component in detecting so-called “dark targets” at sea who turn off AIS transponders to engage in illicit behavior.
Australia Hosts 'Space City' and Welcomes Talent from Around the World
“grow the Australian space industry,” including $26 million to help launch the agency which will “coordinate domestic space activities for Australia”.
Airbus Has the Winning Hand for Blackjack Program ... DARPA's Selection to Develop Small Constellation Satellite Bus
Constellations of inexpensive satellites permit wide scale disaggregated architectures enhancing survivability across many different mission areas.
Long-Term Transponder Capacity for PayTV Signed by True Visions Group with Thaicom
The company has retained several Ku-band transponders on the new Thaicom-8 satellite which delivers payTV services to audiences in Thailand...
Xenon and Service Modules for the Eutelsat KONNECT HTS Completed by Thales Alenia Space
The avionics module was built in Thales Alenia Space (TAS) facilities in Cannes and houses all the functions required to power, control and monitor...
A Key Role to be Played by GMV in the ESA and NASA's Mars Sample Return Mission
Running from 2020 to 2030, the international mission will comprise at least three launches from Earth and one more rocket liftoff from Mars, with the...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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