Gilat to provide disaster management platform to Japan

Japan’s Local Authorities Satellite Communications Organization (LASCOM), which manages the nation’s satellite communications during disasters, has selected Gilat to provide a disaster response platform for the whole of Japan. Gilat’s role in...

Spaceflight to launch 11 small satellites on India’s PSLV in December/January

Seattle-based satellite rideshare and mission management provider Spaceflight has announced that it will launch 11 small satellites on India's next launch. The launch will see the PSLV C40 carry the Cartosat-2ER Earth...

Saber Astronautics wins $275k contract with the Australian Air Force

The Australian Department of Defence has awarded space engineering company Saber Astronautics an 'Innovation Contract' for the development of technology that can autonomously identify electronic threats, according to a Saber Astronautics...

China launches two SuperView-1 satellites for Chinese company Space View

Today at 11:24 a.m. Beijing time (03:24 UTC), in its first of 2018, China launched two satellites using a Long March 2D, from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre. The Long March 2D...

Addvalue partners with Open Cosmos, reports growth in profits

Singapore-listed Addvalue Technologies, a satellite communications service provider, has just announced a partnership with space mission provider Open Cosmos to provide continuous communication and “data-burst as-a-service” to constellation-based remote sensing and...

TeamIndus Selects Lab2Moon Challenge Winners to Develop Payloads for its Rover

TeamIndus, India’s entry for the Google Lunar XPrize, has selected two youth teams to develop payloads for its lunar rover currently being developed. The youth teams chosen are the winning entry Team...

Speedcast acquires UltiSat for up to US$100 million

Speedcast International, a company headquartered in Hong Kong and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, has completed acquisition of UltiSat, a US-based company. Both companies provide satellite communications solutions. The deal was...

Infostellar partners with mission control software companies Bright Ascension, Spaceit

Japan-based firm Infostellar, whose new flagship product StellarStation connects antenna owners with satellite operators, has just entered into multiple partnership agreements with mission control software providers Bright Ascension and Spaceit. The agreements...

Key takeaways from SIA’s 2017 State of the Satellite Industry Report

The Satellite Industry Association, a U.S.-based trade association for the satellite industry, has released its 2017 State of the Satellite Industry Report. Based on studies by consulting firm Bryce Space and Technology,...

Rocket Lab successfully conducts first commercial launch of Electron rocket

Today, at 16:50 New Zealand time (GMT+13), US/New Zealand rocket company Rocket Lab successfully conducted the first commercial launch of its Electron orbital rocket, and has confirmed that all payloads have...

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