APSTAR-6C Completed In-Orbit Delivery Successfully

August 8, 2018 – APSTAR-6C satellite was launched on May 4, 2018 by the Long March 3B launch vehicle from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan, China. The satellite conducted LEOP operations, including five apogee firings and perigee engine firings, and positioned at the designated orbit slot for in-orbit test while APT Satellite control…

Yahsat Completes Acquisition of Thuraya

August 5, 2018 – Yahsat completed the acquisition of a majority and controlling stake in the mobile satellite services operator Thuraya. The acquisition of the UAE’s first home grown satellite operator, Thuraya, is set to significantly expand Yahsat’s current satellite solutions portfolio on both commercial and government fronts and creates a strong platform to capture…

Sky and Space Global Signed MOU with CGWIC

July 10, 2018 – Sky and Space Global Ltd (SAS) has signed a MOU with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) to explore the provision of launch services to SAS. Under the terms of the MOU, SAS will assess whether CGWIC’s capabilities meet SAS’ technical and operational launch requirements and, if so, enter into formal…