Recent Middle East/Africa News
Historic Moment as Israeli Spacecraft Lands in Florida, Then Off to the Moon
“After eight years of hard work, our dream has come true: We finally have a spacecraft,”
In the Sahel, Pastoralists Rely on Satellites to Search for Water
a water source that appears on the map after rainfall may be one that will not last more than a few days, shorter than it would take a pastoralist to get there.
UPDATE: Iran's Controversial Attempt to Launch a Satellite Ends Up a Moot Point as Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit
The U.S. and its allies allege the same satellite-launching technology could be used to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
Konnect Africa to Bridge the Ivorian Territory with High-Speed Satellite Internet Access
to bridge the digital divide in Côte d'Ivoire with its broadband Internet particularly outside major cities, where no reliable broadband solution is available.
Satellogic with China Will Launch 90 Earth-Observation Satellites ... Remap Earth at 1-Meter Pixel Each Week
The company will remap Earth at 1-meter pixel resolution every week and dramatically reduce the cost of high-frequency geospatial analytics.
Iran Says Its Rockets will Send Two Satellites into Orbit, Despite U.S. Concerns
Iran’s plans for sending satellites into orbit defies a resolution that Iran takes no action related to ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons.
GSAT-31 Arrives in French Guiana for Arianespace Launch on February 5 with Co-Passenger HS-4/SGS-1
This newly-delivered passenger for Ariane 5 was flown to South America aboard an Antonov An-124 cargo jetliner, which landed at Félix Eboué Airport...
GetSAT's MilliSAT Terminals to Support C4ISR for U.S. Government
GetSAT's portable MilliSAT L/M terminals will be deployed to support Satellite-On-The-Move (SOTM) for land-based vehicles and maritime...
Horizon Technologies Takes FlyingFish™ Airborne, Includes a Contract
Horizon Technologies’ FlyingFish™ became one of the key sensors in drastically reducing East African piracy.
Iranian Commander States They Have Radars to Monitor Satellites in LEO
“Today, we have achieved world’s modern technology by relying on domestic capabilities despite economic, scientific and technical boycott.”
U.S. Warns Iran Against Satellite Launches ... Says Could Advance Missile Technology
“The United States will not stand by and watch the Iranian regime’s destructive policies place international stability and security at risk,”
New Discovery Reveals a Ring of Nano-Satellites Produces High-Res Imagery that Costs Less
"Several previous assumptions about long-range photography were incorrect," researcher Angika Bulbul said.
Ethio Telecom Considers Communication Satellite
Ethio Telecom spends 12 million dollars on annual fees for satellite services and the expense soars when satellite services are utilized by media,
South Africa's Two Small Satellites Sent Soaring to Monitor Marine Ships and Detect Forest Fires
There were 26 contract satellites aboard Thursday’s rocket, including some from Japan, Germany, Spain and the United States.
U.S. SATCOM Services Are Unsecured ... Military Vulnerable As Well
The central piece of the cyber security upgrade is anti-jam communications software — called the Protected Tactical Waveform
SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries Ready to Send a Time Capsule to the Moon in Early 2019
"We are proud to be the first non-governmental entity in the world to go to the moon.
Syria Feels the Pressure ... Steps Up to Create a Satellite and Join Other Arab States
According to Khatib, the creation of the satellite will be one of the ministry's main goals.
Gilat's SkyEdge II-c Platform Selected by Dish Mexico for B'band Services
The broadband service will use Gilat’s highly efficient X-Architecture and DVB-S2X VSATs operating over Ka-band capacity from Hispasat’s recently...
Hughes' Joint Venture with Al Yah Satellite Communications Provides a Swath of Satellite Services
Through the collaboration, Yahsat will combine its unique position and knowledge as the leading provider of satellite broadband solutions within its...
NorthTelecom and Yahlive Renew Their Partnership
The agreement will enable NorthTelecom to provide improved services to TV broadcasters for a more superior and well-rounded experience. This ...