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Iridium's Sixth Successful Iridium® NEXT Launch With 55 in Orbit, 20 More to Go
 "With every successful launch, we are one step closer to Iridium NEXT being fully operational, which officially starts a new age of satellite connectivity.
 
Ohio State University's First Smallsat Launched
Project leader Joel Johnson, a professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering at Ohio State, stated that the growth of man-made...
 
Live Demos on Telesat's Phase 1 LEO Satellite Now Underway
Testing of Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO is an important milestone in the company’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation that will, according to...
 
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Successfully Launches Iridium-6 and GRACE-FO Satellites
GRACE-FO’s interferometer will detect changes in distance ... changes on the order of 100 times narrower than a human hair.
 
Iridium Communications' Network Now Recognized by the International Maritime Organization
This is a significant achievement that ends a decades-long satellite industry monopoly in which only one company was authorized to provide satellite...
 
BridgeSat’s Agreement with ICEYE Provides Laser Satellite Terminals and Data Services to Microsatellite SAR Constellation
"...pioneers seek out other pioneers to change the world. They’re the first to commercialize laser-based free space optical communication and ... "
 
Spacecom Gathers Capacity Contract for their Upcoming Amos-17 Satellite
The capacity contract is for a period of four years and will access the satellite's Ka-band capabilities. In addition to what are termed collaborative ...
 
The SpaceDataHighway Accomplishes 10,000 Successful Laser Connections
The establishment of the laser connections is controlled by the SpaceDataHighway’s Mission Operation Center, which operates 24 hours a...
 
Lockheed Martin's Satellite for U.S. Air Force Passes Extreme Tests of Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite
simulated the vibrations generated by a rocket propelling its payload from zero to over 17,500 miles per hour in under eight minutes.
 
NASA's UPDATE: Successful Orbital ATK Cygnus™ Launch to ISS Includes Lab that Creates Temperature 10 Billion Times Colder than Space
new Cold Atom Lab (CAL) on Cygnus could help answer some big questions. CAL creates a temperature 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space,
 
Lunar Comms Satellite Plus Two Smallsats Launched by China
The Chang’e-4 relay satellite, accompanied by two microsatellites, lifted off atop a Long March 4C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre at ...
 
Made In Space's Archinaut In-Space Robotic Manufacturing and Assembly Platform Gains a NASA Proposal Request
Archinaut was initially awarded under STMD’s Tipping Point program, which was established to fund public-private partnerships to achieve NASA’s goals...
 
University of Nairobi Encourages Others to Participate in Space Technology After Successful Satellite Launch
It is the first outer space object registered by Kenya and the first Kenyan Satellite that has gone into space orbit.
 
SatADSL's Partner Camtel Connect Cameroon's Communities ... Both Public and Private Enterprises
agreement follows a pilot launch of SatADSL’s solutions in Cameroon, including schools, post offices, hospitals and banks. 
 
AQYR is 'At Attention' to the Needs of the Military and Government Represented at SOFIC Show
It brings command center information to the operational combat teams or to the individual warfighter, in austere locations where they need it most.
 
Inmarsat Reaffirms Humanitarian Response to UN Crisis Connectivity Charter 
improving their access to vital satellite-based communications when local networks are affected, destroyed or overloaded after a disaster. 
 
Global Disaster Relief Charter Signed by Major Satellite Industry Actors and the U.N.
Under the contribution agreements, the Charter Signatories are now committing satellite equipment and capacity that will be dedicated for ...
 
UAE Space Agency and Universities Organize the Preliminary Design of MeznSat
will provide insight into the concentration of nutrients in the coastal waters of the Arabian Gulf, enabling more accurate predictions of algal blooms ...
 
ResearchAndMarkets.com's Assessment of the Current Dynamics for Pricing FSS Capacity
... with double-digit capacity pricing declines over the last 2-3 years, video applications have also been impacted.
 
Avanti Communications Wins "Changing Lives"... and Does for 18,000 Tanzanian Teachers and 216,000 Students 
the actual changed lives has been recorded and totals 18,000 teachers and 216,000 students, over 310 primary and secondary schools across 25 regions