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May 14th, 2018
 
 
The SpotX Two-Way Satellite Messenger Debuts from Globalstar's SPOT Subsidiary
SPOT X offers 2-way message capabilities with an onboard backlit keyboard, GPS location tracking, social media linking and direct ...
 
SpaceX's Firsts...The New Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket Launches Bangladesh's First Bangabandhu Satellite-1 
Thursday's abort of the SpaceX launch was easily forgotten as Bangabandhu Satellite-1's launch went smoothly, even returning SpaceX's rocket booster. 
 
Next-Generation Vulcan Centaur Upper Stage to be Developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne for United Launch Alliance (ULA)
This partnership is a long-term agreement for Aerojet Rocketdyne to provide upper stage propulsion for the next decade. As part of this...
 
Twofour54 and Arabsat Set to Expand MENA’s Satellite Industry
The agreement will see Arabsat and twofour54 launch a new set of satellite TV channels on the Arabsat Badr-4 satellite. The agreement with Arabsat...
 
Three SmallSats Launched from ISS
Three cubesats carrying Amateur Radio payloads, including one with a V/U linear transponder, were deployed from the International Space Station...
 
Creekview High School Wins the Team America Rocketry Challenge — Off to London for International Face-Off
The students from Creekview will now represent the United States at the International Rocketry Challenge at the Farnborough Air Show near...
 
RedPort's Game Changer is an All-in-One Replacement for Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress 
replaces previous NSD hardware and a host of switches, routers and VoIP gateways that are commonly used to provide a complete solution for vessels.
 
HOTBIRD Capacity Renewed by Poland's TVN with Eutelsat Communications
This contract consolidates TVN’s resources on HOTBIRD, underpinning a relationship established more than 20 years ago with the launch of TVN...
 
Hiltron Communications and TeamCast Team Up for Satellite Modulator Offerings
The company will be offering the full TeamCast range of satellite modulators for standalone purchase and incorporated into complete Hiltron systems...
 
Goonhilly Earth Station Receives £24m for Global Expansion from a Private UK Businessman
Hargreaves' talents include spotting high growth investment opportunities, and this is an ideal addition to his investment portfolio.
 
U.S. Army Satellites Involved in ACES RED Technology Demonstration by SMDC
We are taking different technologies and trying to advance them while reducing risks so other programs don't have to.
 
Raidance Receives GEOINT Passive Sensor Operational Support Task Award from U.S. Air Force
This task, which runs for 12 Months and is valued at just under US$1.8 million, is designed to provide NASIC (National Air and Space Intel Center)...
 
SES and MX1 Bring Their Broadcasting Expertise to Israeli Public Broadcasting and Telekom Srbija
The global media services provider MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, is offering a 24/7 fully-managed and automated solution which...
 
China to Launch the Queqiao Comms Relay Satellite for the Chang'e-4 Moon Mission on May 21
The Queqiao communications relay satellite is scheduled to launch from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre on May 21, or later, via a Long...
 
OHB's 54th Mission with TEXUS Launch is a Success
After lifting from the European launch pad ESRANGE near Kiruna at 10:30 a.m. local time, the rocket reached an altitude of 239 kilometers. Weightless...
 
SatADSL, Global Telesat and RascomStar's Partnership Provides Affordable African Satellite Broadband Connectivity
"...they are committed to providing reliable connectivity anywhere at any time, even in the most challenging locations."
 
Keysight Technologies Presents Accelerating mmWave Innovation @ IMS 2018
Join Keysight Technologies to discover solutions that will accelerate innovation in 5G, IoT, Automotive, Aerospace/Defense, and Quantum...
 
GLOBECOMM to Join the Comms Confab at Entelec 2018
Visitors to the GLOBECOMM at booth 327 will learn about the design, engineering, integration and operations that made possible deployment of a...
 
Viasat Gains Mod to Low Volume Terminal Contract from SPAWAR
The terminals provide secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army platforms...
 
KSF Space's Second Annual MNSAT2018 Conference ... Big News on SmallSats
Last year's premier international conference on micro and nano satellites proved to be so successful that an encore conference will be taking place.
 
Antwerp Space's Martian Instrument Under Development with the Royal Observatory of Belgium for ESA's PRODEX Program
LaRa will be the first Belgian instrument to be landed on the surface of Mars. Its radio transmitter and receiver will link Mars and Earth, enabling...