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February 5th, 2018
 
 
JAXA Launches the World's Smallest Rocket, Complete with Ultra-SmallSat Payload
According to JAXA, SS-520 No. 5 lifted off from the Uchinoura Space Center at 2:03 p.m.with an ultra-small satellite payload that weighed in at...
 
UPDATE: Post-Launch Comms Success for Just Launched GOMX-4 Satellites
Approximately 12 minutes after launch, both satellites were successfully released from the launcher at an altitude of 503 km. in an inclination of 97 degrees...
 
China Launches First Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite Plus Six SmallSats
The launch occurred at 15:51 from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert and carried the 730 kg. China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite (CSES) into...
 
A New SSTL-S1 Satellite EO Data Contract Signed Between SSTL and 21AT
As the manufacturer and owner of the SSTL-S1 satellite, SSTL will lease imaging payload capacity to 21AT for the lifetime of the satellite, designed...
 
ESA's Fly Your Satellite! Students on a Journey to Test Their Lights in Space
uncertain that the tiny LED lights on the satellite used to conduct experiments might not tolerate the radiation in space. That led them on a journey ...
 
KSF Space Brings Moroccan Students an ISS Experience
In collaboration between KSF Space and NASA, through the first of its kind contact, the ISS on orbit crew touched on leading life onboard the ISS and...
 
Time's Up ... Here Comes the SmallSat Symposium a Convergence of Minds, Technology and Information
your time is valuable you must determine where you will appreciate the most efficient return on investment...you are not just an attendee, you are an active participant.
 
Proprietary IoT / AI Pet Tracking Device in Development by Gopher Protocol
As announced on December 21, 2017, Gopher’s manufacturer — VQ GLOBAL USA, Inc. — commenced design of three models which include...
 
SES Networks Brings Connectivity Services to DRC Copper Mine Project
The managed services and fiber-like connectivity from SES Networks will be powered by the company's O3b Medium Earth Orbit satellite fleet and...
 
Redundant LNA Plate Assemblies for Signal Integrity Strengthening Debut from L3 Narda-MITQ
The 1:1, dual 1:1 and 1:2 redundant low-noise amplifier (LNA) systems are designed to ensure continuous operation without disruption of signal...
 
ESA Selects PLD Space to Redefine Small Satellite Launcher Project ARION 2 
a new European spaceport, which will be dedicated to launching small satellites to polar and heliosynchronous orbits.
 
Airbus Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of ISS and ESA's Columbus Celebrates 10 Years in Space 
the ISS has been in orbit for 3,654 days – meaning that Columbus has circled the globe 58,464 times.
 
GPS-Based Positioning Services from Fugro Ensure Oil Rig Accuracy
Fugro uses all available navigation satellites (GPS, GLONASS, Beidou and Galileo) and will be permanently installed on the Statoil operated rigs and...
 
Space Debris Training Course Upcoming at ESA's Training and Learning Center
The Space Debris Training Course will be hosted at the ESA Academy's Training & Learning Center in ESEC, Redu, Belgium, from April 16 to 20,...
 
Dr. K. Sivan of ISRO States the Agency Needs Four Years to Catch Up with Satellite Demand
We now have 43 satellites in space — for communication, Earth Observation (EO) and navigation. To meet the present national requirement,...
 
Technological Enhancements Infuse PCI Geomatics GXL Service Pack 1 Release
GXL is used by large organizations that must meet time critical deadlines on a regular basis and work with a variety of satellite and aerial images. Most recently...
 
UAE's First Locally-Manufactured Satellite is Unveiled
"Khalifa Sat" is the first satellite to be fully manufactured by Emirati engineers and is scheduled to be placed in orbit later this year...
 
Mission Microwave Technologies Completes Initial Delivery of GaN-Based Products
Mission Microwave is providing individual amplifiers and redundant systems based on its Titan Ka-band BUC. Both Ku- and Ka-band systems are being...
 
Gilat's Live Aero Terminal Demo in China Results in Speeds of 130 Mbps
The demonstration occurred in a cabin user environment together with Air Esurfing, operating with Gilat’s fully integrated dual-band antenna terminal...
 
SES and Telekom Srbija Sign SatBroadcasting Agreement
Under the agreement announced by SES, the telecommunications company Telekom Srbija is leasing additional capacity on an ASTRA satellite...
 
Kratos Completes Phase 1 of an EGS Study Contract
EGS is an enabler for the Air Force's Space Enterprise Vision (SEV), designed to support a sustainable, resilient space architecture that can...
 
Gilat Selected by Aussies ... NBN Co and Speedcast Get Down to Business with nbn™ Sky Muster™
The expected revenue for this project is tens of millions of dollars over a period of several years.