Recent South/Central America News
Arianespace Prepping for their Next Dual Payload Dual Launches
Inside the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building, the Ariane 5 for Flight VA238 is taking shape for a June 28 liftoff with a dual-satellite payload...
O3b Reconnecting Flood Victims in Peru Through Connectivity with Project Loon
Recently, the El Niño weather phenomenon has deluged parts of Peru with nearly 10 times the typical rainfall, causing widespread flooding and mudslides...
Arianespace Launches the Boeing Built SES-15 Satellite Via a Soyuz Rocket
Designated Flight VS17 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system, this will be the second-ever mission to geostationary transfer orbit performed by Soyuz from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
Newtec's DVB-S2X Broadcast Technology Improves Televisa's Picture Quality and More
DVB-S2X sets a SATCOM transmission standard and further, improves Televisa's picture quality using
SES-10 Successfully Shunts Into Full Operation
SES-10 was launched on March 30, 2017, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida onboard a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Advanced C4ISR Program from Elbit Systems to Support Brazilian Marine Corps.
The contract calls for the supply of cutting-edge technologies and operational capabilities, including a variety of Battle Management Systems ...
Adaptor Placement Accomplished by Arianespace for the SES-15 Satellite
SES-15 will be the 40th satellite launched by Arianespace for the European-based SES satellite operator...
RUAG Space to Steer Ariane 5 Rocket in the Right Direction at Tomorrow's Launch
RUAG Space has supplied a broad range of products that will contribute to the mission success.
Life Resumes at Arianespace with Launch Tomorrow, May 4, KOREASAT-7 and SGDC
Life marches on and once again launches will be restored at Arianespace.
Arianespace Resumes Business ... Month Long Strike Over ... Launch Date for SGDC and Koreasat-7
The roadblocks installed on the ultramarine territory were lifted, and Arianespace made no mention referring to the month long delay that prevented the launch of SGDC and Koreasat-7.
Launch Date for ViaSat-2 Announced
The ViaSat-2 satellite will launch aboard an Arianespace Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center...
Globalsat Group and Iridium Receive a Warm Welcome in Chile
... particular interest in countries like Chile, where emergencies caused by natural disasters often take telecommunications services to their limits.
SpaceX First Ever Re-Used First Stage Falcon 9 Lifts SES10 To Orbit
This multi-mission spacecraft is the first SES satellite that is wholly dedicated to providing service to Latin America
Bleak Future... Another Day in Arianespace's Strike and Now Indefinite Delay of Launch
strikers set up roadblocks made out of tires near the center...Some of the employees for the space center had to be flown in ...just to get to work.
Cloud Constellation's SpaceBelt™ Receives US Patent... Security Has Never Been So Secure
... able to transport and/or store large blocks of data quickly and securely without exposure to any terrestrial communications infrastructure.
Arianespace Strike Grows Uglier ... Indefinite Launch Delay
“Guiana has become the most crime-ridden area in France, public services are overwhelmed and people are shut out of medical services.”
Ongoing Launch Blockage — The Strike (A "Social Movement") Continues the Delay of an Arianespace Mission
The strike continues to hold up SGDC and KORESAT-7 departure...
SSL's EchoStar XXIII Punches Perfectly Through Post-Launch Maneuvers
satellite will be deployed at the 45 degrees West orbital location, providing high-power Direct-to Home services into Brazil
Arianespace Doubles Up For Brazil and South Korea's Heavy-Lift Launch
The go-ahead was delivered at the completion of today’s Launch Readiness Review
Airbus' EUTELSAT 272B Ready for Travel to Kourou
All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station maneuvers inaugurates significant mass savings on this class of mission.