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February 27th, 2020
 
 
Leonardo DRS Claims "Top Spot" for Supplying Commercial SATCOM to U.S. Federal Government
The use of commercial satellites for customer communication needs has been a strength of the Leonardo DRS Global Enterprise Solutions (GES)...
 
Historic Life Extension as Northrop Grumman Docks Mission Extension Vehicle with Intelsat 901 Satellite
The company’s vision is to establish a fleet of satellite servicing vehicles that not only extend the life of satellites, but provide other services such as ...
 
Kacific Achieves the First Mobile Backhaul over Kacific1 in the Pacific Islands
The 10-minute call between Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux in Singapore and a large mobile operator in the Melanesia region used the recently...
 
AFRL, Masten Space Systems Inc., NASA, Collaborate on Successful Testing of Methane Engine
The hot fire campaign started in July 2019 with four hot fire tests before the final test of 10 seconds of combustion.
 
Forrester Reports: A Dismayed Telesat
Goldberg said that Telesat would support the FCC’s Draft Order for the...
 
HawkEye 360's Advisory Board Delivers Broad Range of Expertise
These new additions bring extensive experience working in defense and intelligence...
 
SES Networks and Orange to Work Together on Services for Central African Republic
The system will power low-latency high-throughput solutions that can be...
 
Forrester Reports: Finally, Some Good News for GEO Satellite Manufacturers
this year, it seems that some optimists suggest there will be around 20 satellites ordered, but most will be happy to see 12 to 15 such order, which...
 
SpaceBridge Provides MILSATCOM Solution to South American Defense Entity
The delivered network incorporates SpaceBridge’s ASAT™ VSAT platform for Satellite Broadband Multi-service applications, including WaveSwitch™...
 
Success for PLD Space and the Firm's Full Rocket Engine Test
PLD Space successfully achieved a full mission duration hot test of the flight engine. This allowed the company to validate the nominal engine...
 
ASU's Phoenix CubeSat Satellite Launched into Orbit
Rogers said this phase is incredibly "stressful and tricky" because the team has such a short window of communication with the satellite.
 
NSR Addresses the Butterfly Effect on Smallsats from Starlink's IPO or is it a Caterpillar?
Much like the chaos theory where the butterfly spreading its wings at the Equator can create massive unstable weather systems such as tornados in ...
 
First Place Win for Collaboration of Dutch Companies With New Power System for SmallSats
With launch cost steadily dropping, “small” satellites can afford to grow in size, allowing for more complex payloads ...
 
Airbus Conducts Comprehensive Testing of Pléiades Neo
There are tests and then there are tests ... such as tests that involve extreme temperatures and vacuum, vibration and acoustic noise, as well as ... 
 
Multicast ABR Tech for Satellite to be Demo'd by Broadpeak
Broadpeak® will demonstrate their nanoCDN™ multicast ABR technology...
 
Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) has New Board of Directors and Plans for DC Event
MSUA is a nonprofit association dedicated to promoting satellite mobility...
 
Fastest L-Band in Industry ... Iridium Certus® 700's Upgrade Doubles the Speed 
With the upgrade to Iridium Certus 700, provided at no additional cost to Iridium Certus 350 subscribers, top download speeds have now doubled to 704 kbps.
 
NASA, New Zealand Partner to Collect Climate Data from Commercial Aircraft
Air New Zealand will be the first passenger airline to partner with NASA to collect data for a science mission.
 
SES NSS-12 Satellite Capacity for NHK WORLD-JAPAN
NHK, provides the latest news, NHK NEWSLINE, along with technology, lifestyle and entertainment programs, such as great gear, Dining with the...
 
Mercury Systems' SSD is Launched into LEO
As part of its commitment to expand the breadth of its space-qualified product portfolio for defense prime contractors and commercial satellite...