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April 20th, 2018
 
 
Swedish National Space Agency's New Director General ... She Comes with Impressive Experience from SSC 
knowledge and experience from space technology, business, space science and national and international space projects from the early pioneering up ... 
 
Japan's Nod of Confidence with Arianespace to Launch BSAT-4b Satellite Adds to a Long History Since 1997
BSAT-4b will be launched by an Ariane 5 in 2020 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, as part of a turnkey...
 
Thuraya Aero Came the Distance Providing Overviews to International Government and Military Experts at Space Symposium
Aero gives Thuraya a new sector, that being aviation, and continues to expand as an established global provider of mobile satellite communications... 
 
US$10 Million to be Awarded by DARPA with their Launch Challenge Program
The nation’s space architecture is currently built around a limited number of exquisite systems with development times of up to ten years. With the...
 
iDirect Government Releases their Most Powerful Evolution 4.2
Evolution 4.2 unleashes the full capabilities of the 9-Series satellite routers, defense line cards and tactical hub. Evolution 4.2 also continues to support...
 
Paul Allen Reveals Stratolaunch's Enormous Plane's Plans and Capabilities at the Space Symposium
This is an amazing plane to view, using 28 wheels for movement and a wingspan that is larger than a U.S. football field at 385 feet (117 meters)...
 
Globalstar Makes Known that the Sat-Fi2™ Satellite Hotspot has Entered the Market
Sat-Fi2 provides seamless connectivity powered by Globalstar’s modernized satellite network and represents the first product using...
 
Eutelsat Communications Sells Their Stake in Hispasat
The transaction concludes an agreement reached in May 2017 between Eutelsat and Abertis, which was recently approved by the...
 
New Satellite Constellation from EarthNow to Offer Real-Time EO Video
EarthNow represents a dramatic leap forward in capability compared to other Earth Observation (EO) satellite systems which deliver pictures and...
 
An ILS Proton-M Rocket Launches a Russian Blagovest Military Satellite
The launch of the Proton-M rocket with Blagovest No. 12 aboard occurred at the Baikonur cosmodrome at 1:12 a.m. Moscow time on Thursday (2212 GMT on Wednesday)...
 
Raytheon's Two Polar Scout Smallsats Ready for Work for U.S. Department of Homeland Security
These Polar Scout satellites have flexible radio frequency receivers to help search and rescue teams locate emergency beacons in remote areas, such...
 
Sentinenel-3B's Upcoming Launch Will Complete Copernicus Constellation
Carrying a suite of cutting-edge instruments, Sentinel-3 is arguably the most complex of all the Sentinel missions – offering a bigger picture for Copernicus.
 
Bridenstine Confirmed by U.S. Senate to Lead NASA
Representative Bridenstine brings to his new job political and aerospace experience. A three term member of Congress, Bridenstine served as a...
 
Hartshorn Leaving the Global VSAT Forum
Mr. Hartshorn will continue to serve GVF throughout the transition, together with Ms. Mar.  Applications for the Secretariat positions will be accepted...
 
Russia Should Not Compete with SpaceX, Says That Nation's Deputy Prime Minister
Rogozin estimates the real market of space services at approximately $350 billion, with the creation of payloads, and not the launch o...
 
RUAG's New Portfolio Includes Highs and Lows ... High Performance and Low-Cost Products for Satellite Constellations
Several hundred computer units have flown on commercial and institutional missions, such as Iridium NEXT (payload interface unit) or the Galileo...
 
Latitude SkyNode SATCOM Models Receive EASA Certification
The STC also supports the installation of the IONode Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) system, which is capable of providing fully automated data ...
 
Enlighten IT Consulting Introduces RADMF for Cyber Security Missions
The new release now incorporates operator feedback received over several years from multiple Department of Defense (DoD) customers, with more...