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...

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...

CubeSats from Malaysia, Bhutan & the Philippines deployed from the ISS

On 10 August 2018, Japan’s space agency JAXA deployed three CubeSats from the International Space Station (ISS), using the JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD). These Cubesats belong to Malaysia, Bhutan and...

Indonesia’s $550m SATRIA satellite in focus

Indonesia is readying its Very High Throughput Satellite SATRIA for launch in 2023. The satellite will provide broadband internet service (to include free WiFi access) to more than 149,400 unserved public...

Thales Alenia & Airbus on small satellites

The Singapore Space Symposium, held at the National University of Singapore (NUS) on 27 September 2017, saw presentations by Thales Alenia and Airbus on the future of small satellites. During the symposium,...

NorthTelecom announces strategic partnership with KNS

Dubai-based satellite service provider NorthTelecom has announced a strategic partnership with KNS, a South Korean satellite antenna systems manufacturer. The partnership will leverage KNS’ marine antenna capabilities to boost NorthTelecom’s bid to...

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),...

Japan’s new H3 rocket to go commercial in 2022 with Inmarsat launch

Japan’s new H3 launch vehicle, which is currently under development, will make its first commercial flight in 2022, with Inmarsat as its first customer. The H3 rocket, which is being developed by...

India launches GSAT-29 in heaviest domestic launch to date

Yesterday, at 5.08 pm IST (GMT +5:30), India’s space agency ISRO launched geostationary communications satellite GSAT-29, using its new GSLV Mark III launch vehicle. GSAT-29 is the heaviest satellite India has...

Earth observation consortium EO-ALERT endorses Addvalue’s IDRS

Addvalue Innovation, a Singapore-listed mobile satellite communication company, received the endorsement of its Inter-satellite Data Relay Service (IDRS) from EO-ALERT, a European Union’s Horizon 2020 funded consortium working on a real-time...

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