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October 1st, 2018
 
 
China's Centispace-1 S1 Experimental Satellite is Launched
The Kuaizhou-1A solid-fueled rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert with authorities declaring success within...
 
NSR Forecasts the Satellite M2M/IoT in a New Report
NSR’s first time forecast for this emerging smallsat market shows tremendous potential with 3.7 million M2M/IoT in-service units projected by...
 
Forrester Reports: Amazon Web Services + Iridium — Plus Thales Inflyt Global Ka-Band Service
The new Iridium/Amazon service is called ‘CloudConnect’ and will see Iridium offering AWS Partner Network clients connectivity as...
 
Teamwork by Astranis and NanoRacks to Launch SEDS Satellite
The Astranis SEDS SAT-2 competition will call on SEDS chapters across the country to submit a design for a novel 1U cubesat that will then be...
 
Japan and Aussie Researchers' Newest Space Junk Cleanup ... Shoot and Burn
potential debris disasters might be averted by sending up a cleaning probe. The satellite works by blasting two plasma beams in opposite directions.
 
Northrop Grumman and Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Shovel Sod to Begin Satellite Ground Station East
The SGS-E will be a major component of the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) future satellite communications (SATCOM) capability,
 
Norway’s First Hybrid Rocket to Reach Space Demos New Hybrid Propulsion Technology
Soaring up to five times the speed of sound from the Andøya Space Center, the 9 meter long Nucleus sounding rocket passed the edge of ...
 
Inmarsat Strengthens Their Super-Yacht Fleet Xpress Position with SSI-Monaco Agreement
The strategic agreement marks a new phase in the partnership between Inmarsat and SSI-Monaco; one that further strengthens Inmarsat’s...
 
China's Newest Laser Satellite Developed for Anti Submarine Warfare is it a New 'Death Star' for Submarines?
it will make the upper layer of the sea “more or less transparent”.
“It will change almost everything,”
 
Simultaneous SATCOM Drone Simulator Accomplishment by AtlanTecRF
The company has announced the maiden flight of their DSS Satellite Simulator product on board an eight rotor drone. This a first ever airborne Satellite Simulator ...
 
Thuraya Heading Into OilComm 2018 with their IoT/M2M Technologies
On the show floor will be Thuraya’s latest M2M/IoT terminal, the T2M-DUAL, designed for fleet management and logistics with CANBus allowing...
 
Forrester Reports: Major SATCOM Actors Create the C-Band Alliance
In a joint statement, the four — which, between them, control 100 percent of C-band spectrum in use over the U.S. — say the CBA will enable a...
 
LeoLabs Selects New Zealand to Expand their Space Radar Network
This establishes New Zealand as the site for the first radar of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. As the third radar in LeoLabs’ network, this radar will ...
 
VTT's Smallsat Continues to Deliver High Quality Spectral Data
The hyperspectral camera on Aalto-1 operates in a wavelength range of 500–900 nanometers and is half a cubesat unit (0.5U) in size, or 5x10x10 cm. While...