ISS-Reshetnev Company to Build Two Satellites for RSCC

August 16, 2018 – ISS-Reshetnev Company has won a contract to build two new telecommunications satellites Express-AMU3 and Express-AMU7. Contracts for the manufacture of Express-AMU3 and Express-AMU7 have already come into effect. The new satellites are intended to augment Russia’s national orbital constellation of communications and broadcasting satellites. The contracts signed by ISS-Reshetnev Company, RSCC…

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…