Recent Service Provider News
European Space Agency's Plans for Space-Weather Satellite
An extreme space-weather event has not hit Earth since 1859, when a CME caused telegraph equipment to catch fire.
An Electrifying Release to Commercial Service — ABS-2A
This is the second of the pair of all-electric satellite Boeing has delivered to ABS.
First All-Electric Satellite EUTLESAT 172B Travels from France to French Guiana
This highly innovative satellite will host three distinct payloads that will strengthen Eutelsat’s capability to serving Asia-Pacific markets...
China... GUESS Who Has First Quantum Communication Satellite and Hack Proof Communications
People ask whether there is some sort of boundary between the classical world and the quantum world:
Perhaps a Move to Planet by Alphabet with Their Satellite Imagery Works
Word is that the sale is being pushed toward Planet...
Thuraya and Indosat Ooredoo to Improve Indonesian Comms
The agreement has created a framework for collaboration in three main areas.
The Imaginative Art Of Youngsters Unveiled for the Space Foundation's Student Art Contest
From this gathering of creative works, 25 winners from seven countries were selected...
USAF Dispatches SBIRS To Orbit For Enhanced Global Situation Awareness
The 460th Space Wing at Buckley AFB, Aurora, Colorado, operates the SBIRS system.
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Power and Thrust Sends USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Skyward
mission will provide key capabilities in the areas of missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness,
Lockheed Martin's Success... 'Now We’re Talking' USAF's SBIRS Responds to Ground Control
detects missile launches, supports ballistic missile defense, expands technical intelligence gathering, and bolsters situational awareness on the battlefield.
Satellite Tracking of Airliners Over Oceans [PHYS.ORG]
A repeat of MH370 is "highly unlikely" since many airlines have already increased their efforts to keep tabs on planes over open ocean...
All Powered Up and Rarin' To Go, EUTELSAT 117 West B Enters Full Service
EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet...
Coming Up... MilSatCom Asia Pacific Event from SMi
This event focuses on developing strategic space programs and space security.
Airbus Defence and Space Ensures No Gap for French UGAP
This 4-year contract covers the supply of equipment and services for fixed and mobile SATCOM in the Ku- and Ka- frequency bands.
Thuraya Addresses Mission Critical Environments Comms Needs with CRYPTTIA
For the first time, smartphone users can use unified Thuraya and cellular networks for mission critical, crisis management, defense and civil protection operations.
An ABS First in Papua New Guinea
ABS is the first international satellite operator to incorporate a company in PNG to provide ICT services.
Arianespace Celebrated in Hawaii at Pacific Telecommunications Council 2017
â€‹Warm climate and warmer compliments over Arianespace's jobs well done and high expectations in 2017.
A Defining Platform for OHB System AG
The first satellite to be based on the SmallGEO platform is for the Spanish provider Hispasat...
Third Indonesian Satellite To Launch Next Month
The satellite is named Telkom-3 and will support voice and data services.
Prepping and Priming By Arianespace for Launch of Sentinel-2B
This Vega mission is part of another busy year for Arianespace’s launch services...