Recent Satellite Operator News
Inmarsat's GX5 Liftoff Date is Established
The expected mission time of the Ariane 5 rocket is 34 minutes, 14 seconds, with separation of the 4,007 kg. GX5 satellite the final step at approximately 34 minutes, 7 seconds after launch.
Loft Orbital's $13 Million Funds Operations
The company acquired Series A funding with a collection of $13 million to support operations in Boulder, Colorado, and Toulouse, France...
Sorry, rocket fans — Vandenberg won’t launch an Argentine satellite next year. Here’s why
The popular story is that the United States avoids launching polar orbits from Florida after debris from a failed 1960 Thor rocket fell on Cuba, killing a cow.
DOD Looks to Increase Cybersecurity from Commercial Satellite Providers
The move comes amid growing concerns that US adversaries could use online attacks to blind or cripple commercial satellites on which the US military increasingly relies.
Sentinel-6A Operational Fitness Check by Airbus
"Copernicus Sentinel-6" is an operational ocean altimetry mission to provide continuity of ocean topography measurements over the next decade...
Cheers to Fleet Xpress' Agreement with Bourbon's Vessels
The deal represents a breakthrough offshore contract for Fleet Xpress, which is already installed on some 7,000 vessels, mainly seagoing merchant ships.
Copernicus Components Completed
Materion provided the advanced materials used in the optical communication system on board the satellites, including the most recent...
Kacific-1 Satellite Travels to Florida
This next-generation, high-throughput, Ka-band satellite will stream broadband to 25 nations in South East Asia and the Pacific Islands...
EUMETSAT's Exciting Next-Generation Meteorological Satellite Systems
These satellite systems will ...bring more benefits to citizens ... helping to save lives, property and industries and bringing about a positive economic impact.
Lessons Learned by Exos Aerospace with SARGE
While it may take a little longer to implement the lessons learned and return to flight, the firm's change management will include numerous upgrades...
Kepler and Cobham SATCOM Partner Offering 'User Terminal-as-a-Service'
new service was announced to eliminate barriers to widespread adoption of high capacity data services over Kepler’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) network.
China's Two Launches Total Eight
The KZ-1A lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert ... and China also launched five new remote-sensing satellites ...
NRO's Smallsats Launched
Led by NRO’s Advanced Systems and Technology (AS&T) directorate, the two cubesats are part of the NRO’s IMPACT project – an R&D effort to...
SCOTTY and Thuraya Demo Thuraya's Aero in Dubai
Aero service is available within Thuraya’s satellite footprint, of more than 160 countries across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia regions.
GomSpace's Didymoon Objective
Travel to the Didymos binary asteroid system is the goal. Juventas is a 6U cubesat that contains a low frequency radar as the primary payload and...
ATLAS and Aevum Partner for USAF's ASLON-45 LEO Mission
The partnership expands on the existing collaboration between the companies with the $4.9 million ASLON-45 mission, which will provide LEO...
Industry First ... $50M in Funding for EO to BlackSky from Intelsat
BlackSky is in the process of expanding its constellation of smallsats that the company declares "will deliver the highest revisit rate in the industry."
Es'hailSat Targets AfricaCom 2019
Es’hailSat will be showcasing the Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 satellites as well as a wide range of services to be delivered through the company's new...
Building a Dozen ... NanoAvionics Builds Nano-satellites for aLeMPSat Research Mission
the Plasma Source and Application Center and CaLeMPSat will test miniature Hall effect thrusters that operate at power classes never before achieved.
SpaceX Success as 60 Starlink Satellites Launch From Repurposed Falcon 9 Rocket
satellite is 100 percent demisable and will quickly burn up in Earth’s atmosphere at the end of their life cycle, a measure that exceeds all current safety standards.