Current Satellite News
January 15th, 2020
Plant-e and Lacuna Space Provide Plant Power as Energy Source for Smallsats
Combining the innovative energy harvesting technology developed by Plant-e with the extremely power efficient devices from Lacuna Space...
Lockheed Martin Ships JCSAT-17 to Launch Site
JCSAT-17 will provide flexible mobile communications services to users in Japan and the surrounding region. Arianespace will launch JCSAT-17 from ...
Comtech EF Data's $4Million Satellite Modem Contract from U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
This latest delivery order, against the $59.0 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (“IDIQ”) contract, is for $4.0 million.
China Lofts Remote Sensing Satellite and Two Argentinian Smallsats
The satellite, belonging to the Jilin-1 satellite family (also named Red Flag-1 H9) was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 10:53 a.m., Beijing...
Space Milestones: Here are the Missions to Look Forward to in 2020
It will also, if successful, be the furthest distance from Earth that a spacecraft which is capable of carrying humans has ever flown. The Orion spacecraft is comprised of the ...
Telesat's LEO Satellite Constellation, Ball Aerospace and General Dynamics Mission Systems Enlist Their Services for U.S. Air Force
A key priority for military planners is having access to a proliferated commercial LEO satellite system that can be far more robust and resilient in the event of attack versus ...
Formal Authorization Received by Iridium from IMSO to Provide GMDSS Service
The Letter of Compliance was formally presented to Iridium CEO Matt Desch by the Director General of IMSO, Captain Moin Ahmed, during a...
TriSept's Full Manifest for 2022 Aboard Orbex Prime's Reusable Small Satellite Launcher
... up to 30 percent lighter than other small launch vehicles, utilizes bio-propane, a clean-burning, renewable fuel that cuts carbon emissions by 90% compared to traditional fuels.
World Teleport Association's Top Operator Rankings for 2019... Global 20, Independent 10, and Fast 10
A new year and new decade, and with these milestones, so it is that the World Teleport Association (WTA) published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2019.