Saturday, September 22, 2018

ISRO awards contracts for satellite assembly, integration & testing to 3 industry players

On 18 July 2018, the U. R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), formerly known as the ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), signed a pact with private industry players in India for the Assembly,...

Dr Megan Clark details the priorities of the Australian Space Agency

The Australian Space Agency began operations on 1 July 2018, and has since been busy mapping the future of Australia’s space industry. At the Space Industry Association of Australia’s (SIAA's) Fourth Annual...

Indonesia’s Bank BRI to use Hughes gateways for BRIsat

Hughes Network Systems today announced it has been selected by PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (Bank BRI), a state-owned bank and the largest bank in Indonesia, to deploy its JUPITER System...

RBC Signals, ANTRIX agree to support communications for Earth Orbit and beyond

RBC Signals (RBC), a Seattle-based startup providing flexible global communications services for satellite operators, recently announced a worldwide agreement with ANTRIX, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),...

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,...

China successfully launches two satellites for Pakistan: PRSS-1 & PakTES-1A

At 11:56, of July 9th, 2018, a LM-2C/SMA launch vehicle was launched successfully and sent the PRSS-1 and PakTES-1A satellites to designated orbits, according to a press release by China Great...

The Philippine microsat program & satellite control centre

Last week we wrote about how CubeSats from Philippines, Bhutan and Malaysia were launched to the ISS on the Falcon 9 CRS-15 mission, as part of the BIRDS-2 project. This is...

China’s satcom industry on expansion, Belt & Road, NewSpace

Many satcom giants are feeling the pressure with the advent of NewSpace, the introduction of new and disruptive technologies, and a general stagnation in revenues, all of which are instilling a...

Astroscale establishes ground station in Japan for LEO satellites

Astroscale, a space debris removal startup headquartered in Singapore, has announced the establishment of an S/X-band ground station in Yokohama, Japan, which will be operational in end-2018. Located in Totsuka, this is...

Inmarsat, AddValue sign agreement on Inter-Satellite Data Relay System

An agreement has been signed by Inmarsat and Singapore-based flight hardware manufacturer AddValue, together with a "leading satellite operator", to streamline the way satellite operators conduct their commercial and research operations...
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