ISRO Contracts out Satellite Manufacturing to Private Consortium for its Navigation Constellation

In a move to liberalize the Indian space sector, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has tasked a consortium led by private defence equipment supplier Alpha Design Technologies to manufacture two...

LAPAN aims for experimental microsatellite constellation by 2020

Indonesia’s space agency LAPAN is planning to operate an experimental microsatellite constellation by 2020, said Head of LAPAN Prof. Dr Thomas Djamaluddin. The announcement was made at the Global Space and...

Chinese company Hytera Communications acquires Norsat International for US$68 million

Yesterday, Hytera Communications, a provider of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions founded in Shenzhen, China, announced that it has acquired Canadian satellite communications company Norsat International. Norsat was acquired for approximately...

Myanmar to tap Intelsat 39 to enhance nationwide connectivity

Intelsat, operator of one of the world's largest fleets of satellites, announced today that the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) of Myanmar has broadened its relationship with Intelsat to accelerate...

Bangabandhu-1 successfully launched via SpaceX’s Falcon 9

On Friday, May 11th at 4:14 p.m. EDT, SpaceX successfully launched Bangabandhu Satellite-1 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, according to SpaceX's press release. Following stage...

Japan Unveils Second Michibiki Satellite to be Launched Late 2017

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), has unveiled its second Michibiki satellite, which will be launched along with two other satellites from the Michibiki family later this year. The Michibiki satellites, also known...

Ariane 5 launches DSN-1/Superbird-8 & HYLAS 4

On Thursday April 5, Arianespace conducted its third launch of the year and the 98th launch of Ariane 5. The launch saw Ariane 5 orbit two geostationary communications satellites - DSN-1/Superbird-8,...

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...

Arianespace launches India’s GSAT-11 and South Korea’s GEO-KOMPSAT-2A

On Tuesday, 4 December, Arianespace launched GSAT-11 for India’s space agency ISRO, and GEO-KOMPSAT-2A for South Korea’s space agency KARI, successfully deploying both satellites into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). The launch took...

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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