Interview: CEO of KT SAT on global ambitions, future tech

KT SAT, part of the KT Corporation, is South Korea’s sole satellite services provider, with five satellites currently in orbit. The latest, KOREASAT-7 and KOREASAT-5A, were launched in May and October...

Goonhilly appoints Australia head, eyes Asia-Pacific market

Satellite communications and space gateway provider Goonhilly Earth Station today announced the appointment of Bob Gough as Head of Business Development, Australia and Asia-Pacific, according to the company's press release. Based in Australia,...

SES Networks signs deal with Pakistani and Pacific islands’ telcos

Pakistan's Wateen Telecom will deliver voice and data signals in remote mountainous areas in the north and inaccessible southern regions of the country via SES Networks's connectivity, according to a press release...

China to launch BSUSat-1, Belarusian State University’s first satellite

On February 7, China and Belarus signed an agreement for the launch of the Belarusian State University's BSUSat-1. The satellite is scheduled to be launched in October 2018. The agreement took place...

SSL selected to manufacture B-SAT’s latest satellite

SSL has announced that it has been selected to manufacture BSAT-4b, the latest broadcasting satellite of Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT), one of Japan's leading satellite operators. BSAT-4a wil complement the...

The first China-France Oceanography Satellite to be launched in 2018

A marine remote sensing satellite, the first satellite developed jointly by China and France, will be launched in the second half of 2018 with China's Long March launch vehicle, announced the...

India’s Lost Lunar Probe, Chandrayaan-1, Found After 7 Years by NASA Radar

Chandrayaan-1, the first lunar probe launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 2008, has been found after having lost contact with Earth on 29 August 2009. Yesterday, NASA announced that...

LAPAN inaugurates Indonesia’s largest full-motion antenna, signs agreement with PT Telkom

LAPAN today inaugurated the S-X Band Mission Control Center antenna at LAPAN Satellite Technology Center in Bogor, West Java, according to LAPAN's press release. The inauguration was attended by Minister of Research, Technology and...

SpaceX launches Indonesian communications satellite Merah Putih

Today, at 1:28 a.m. EDT, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launched the geostationary communications satellite Merah Putih, also known as Telkom-4, for Indonesia’s largest telecommunications service provider Telkom Indonesia. The satellite, built by SSL,...

SpaceX launches SES-12 serving APAC and Mid East

On Monday, June 4, SpaceX launched the SES-12 satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Liftoff occurred at 12:45 a.m. EDT, and the satellite...
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