Weekly Top Stories
January 13th, 2020 January 19th, 2020
Maxar Satellites Capture, Even Through Smoke, Australian Fire Disasters
With one of Maxar’s satellites (WorldView-3), however, the team is able to penetrate through the smoke using the spacecraft's Shortwave Infrared...
Putin's “Satellite Killer” Broke Up In Space
... equipped to hit land- and sea-based targets with long-range precision weapons such as hypersonic missiles, possibly clearing the way for Navy vessels in the event of conflict.
World Teleport Association's Top Operator Rankings for 2019... Global 20, Independent 10, and Fast 10
A new year and new decade, and with these milestones, so it is that the World Teleport Association (WTA) published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2019.
New Venture in 2021 ... OneWeb and SatixFy Will Launch a Digital Technology Pathway Payload
This combination of features enables significantly higher throughput to designated areas within satellite coverage, while continuing to meet all national security concerns.
Expectations: 2020 Satcom Finance Trends
Some trends as voiced last year are fairly clear – the wholesale lease vs. service debate has been put to rest in a telecommunication economy...
Lockheed Martin Ships JCSAT-17 to Launch Site
JCSAT-17 will provide flexible mobile communications services to users in Japan and the surrounding region. Arianespace will launch JCSAT-17 from ...
Telesat's LEO Satellite Constellation, Ball Aerospace and General Dynamics Mission Systems Enlist Their Services for U.S. Air Force
A key priority for military planners is having access to a proliferated commercial LEO satellite system that can be far more robust and resilient in the event of attack versus ...
Smart Smallsat Pony Express 1 Developed by Lockheed Martin Now On-Orbit and Performing Well
Recently, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) launched the Pony Express 1 mission as a hosted payload on Tyvak-0129, a next-generation Tyvak 6U smallsat.
A New Decade — A New Satellite Industry
The Keynote for this years 2020 SmallSat Symposium will be delivered by Lieutenant General John F. Thompson, Commander, Space and Missile...
Comtech EF Data's $4Million Satellite Modem Contract from U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
This latest delivery order, against the $59.0 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (“IDIQ”) contract, is for $4.0 million.