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Satellite Vu Takes ESA's Ocean x Space Award for Tracking Maritime Plastic Garbage from Space
By 2050, there could be more plastic in the world’s waters than fish, measured by weight.
 
Thales Alenia Space Partners as Prime Contractor in a Copernicus Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
in charge of the instrument concept and performance and also supports the mission analysis by OHB System AG, for the system and platform.
 
Thailand's mu Space to Develop Satellite Services Via SES-8 and SES-12 Satellites
A recent agreement between mu Space and SES will allow mu Space to develop future services using satellite spectrum rights at 50.5 degree East....
 
Rocket Lab Dishes the Reasons for Launch Delay
"The down range tracking dish that caused the scrub on 23 June NZST is now up and running, but weather conditions for tomorrow are unfavorable."
 
Pakistan's PakTES-1A Satellite to Launch in July
The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT) and Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) worked...
 
Jason-2 Celebrates a Decade ... this Oceanography Satellite Lives Long Past Original Three-Five Years Lifespan
Jason-2 satellite has now made more than 47,000 trips around our home planet, measuring sea level change across the globe, observing ocean ...
 
Eight Navigation Receivers for the Next Eight Sentinel Satellites to be Built by RUAG Space
These navigation receivers determine the current position of the satellite with an accuracy of just a few centimeters. Only in this way is a highly ...
 
MEASAT's Agreement with Nepal Digital Services Delivers Programming and Digitized Services
providing four digitized free-to-air video channels as the result of an agreement with Nepal Digital Services ....
 
Euroconsult's Report Forecasts Connections of More than 60 Percent of Commercial Aircraft by 2027
For airline connectivity suppliers... estimate revenues from IFC topped $1.2 billion in 2017 and should reach $8.7 billion by 2027 for commercial aviation..
 
Media Broadcast Satellite and Kymeta Sign Agreement for SOTM and SOTP Applications
The KyWay™ terminals will form an integral part of MBS’ tailored SATCOM-On-The-Move (SOTM) and SATCOM-On-The-Pause (SOTP) applications...
 
Symantec's AI Cyber Security Product Prevents a Cyber Attack from Thrip, a Notorious Group
This is likely espionage. The Thrip group has been working since 2013 using operating system tools, so organizations won’t notice their presence.
 
Newtec's Dialog® with Mytel, Myanmar's Mobile Operator, is a Worthwhile Conversation
Mytel is the latest operator in the Asia-Pacific region to choose Newtec’s mobile backhaul solution based on the Newtec Dialog platform as part of a ... 
 
Florida May Reach In Its Pockets to Fund Space Launch Services Encouraging Industries and Employment 
on 67 acres at KSC, including a 133,000-square-foot hangar and a launch and landing control tower standing up to 300 feet tall, as well as a rocket ...
 
Newtec's New Products Provide Solutions with the HTS Solution Portfolio at CommunicAsia 2018
As ships and airplanes move around the globe, mobile VSAT terminals often need to transition between satellite footprints.
 
President Trump Signs Space Policy Directive - 3: Dealing with Debris and NASA's Administrator's Comments
"...President’s enthusiasm for our nation’s innovative work, provides a strong foundation for our nation to once again do the big things that will shape a ..." 
 
China Appears to be Making Final Preparations for a Long March 2C Launch
The launch will be hosted by Launch Complex 3, which on May 20 witnessed the launch of the Queqiao Chang'e-4 relay satellite and two...
 
ISRO Bringing Their GSAT-11 Satellite Back Into Launch Mode
The 5,700-kg GSAT-11 satellite was slated for launch on May 26 from Kourou, a site in South America that India occasionally uses to launch the...
 
Coming Together ... Secure World Foundation and Partners Establish Consortium for Satellite Servicing Standards
process took awhile, but the pace seems to have picked up and is moving forward so standards for cooperative on-orbit servicing can be determined. 
 
Gomspace and Aerial & Maritime Have an MOU ... Delivery and Operation of a Global Constellation
The system shall deliver processed ADS-B signals — compliant with ICAO and EUROCAE requirements for air traffic management. 
 
Taking the Lead on SOLAR Fire Fighter Radio is Italy — and Cobham SATCOM Heartily Agrees
Coming into force this summer for 65,000 SOLAS vessels, Regulation 10.10.4 is designed to improve safety by securing dedicated communication...