Singapore, GomSpace to work on LEO-based VHF comms for aircraft

According to a press release, GomSpace together with The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) signed a research collaboration agreement on the sidelines of...

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...

China launches more BeiDou-3 satellites with search and rescue capabilities

At 10:07 p.m. Beijing time (UTC+8) on September 19, China launched another pair of BeiDou-3 navigation satellites using the Long March-3B rocket, from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre – the standard launch...

China Grants Egypt US$71m to Further Egypt’s SATII Satellite Programme

China and Egypt have signed a deal in which China will grant Egypt US$71 million to conduct feasibility studies for the next stage of the Egyptian satellite project, SATII, as well...

AST Launches Real-Time Application Control for Satellite Communications

The AST Group, a provider of satellite communications services and solutions, today announced the launch of INTEGRA Control, which it claims offers "the first real-time application control for satellite communications"; and...

Inmarsat, Indian govt partner on disaster relief connectivity

Inmarsat is working in conjunction with strategic partner Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the Indian state-owned telecommunications company, to provide vital remote connectivity to support disaster relief, according to an Inmarsat...

China launches another three Yaogan-30 satellites

On 26 December 2017, at 3:44 a.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched three remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. During the launch, China’s Long March 2C rocket successfully placed...

Malaysian govt & defense agencies to use Hughes JUPITER system

Hughes Network Systems today announced that it has been selected by Mutiara Smart Sdn Bhd to deploy the JUPITER System and bring enterprise-grade, managed network services to Malaysian government and defense...

India’s ISRO launches 2 commercial small satellites manufactured by SSTL

Yesterday, at 10:08pm IST (UTC+5:30), India’s space agency ISRO launched two commercial small satellites (smallsats) manufactured by UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL). The launch took place from ISRO’s only orbital...

China launches Fengyun-2H, to be used by Belt & Road countries

On 5 June 2018, at 9:07 p.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched Fengyun-2H, a meteorological satellite which will be placed in a geosynchronous orbit. The launch took place using the three-stage...
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