SpaceX Launches Indonesian High-Throughput Satellite

February 22, 2019 – SpaceX’s second mission of the year has launched the Nusantara Satu, also known as PSN 6, satellite into geostationary transfer orbit. Along with the primary payload were two secondary payloads organised by rideshare service provider Spaceflight, including the Beresheet lunar lander from Israeli non-profit firm SpaceIL. The mission, powered by a…

Comtech EF Data Awarded $1.7 Million RF Equipment Order

February 20, 2019 – Comtech EF Data Corp. has been awarded a $1.7 million RF equipment order from a leading satellite antenna manufacturer. The satellite antenna manufacturer, which provides full motion antenna solutions for marine and other mobility applications, will continue to team Comtech EF Data products with its innovative, full-motion antenna products to provide…

CETel Secures Capacity on SES-12

February 20, 2019 – CETel, a leading German service provider of global managed end-to-end communications solutions, signed a substantial lease contract for satellite capacity with its strategic partner SES Networks. The capacity is secured on the recently launched satellite SES-12, which is one of the largest geostationary satellites that SES has ever procured. The satellite…

US Air Force Awards Launch Service Contracts

February 19, 2019 – The United States Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), in partnership with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), awarded two Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) launch service contracts. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has been awarded a $297 million firm-fixed-price contract, for launch services to deliver AFSPC-44, NROL-85, and NROL-87…

Comtech EF Data Receives Delivery Order for Satellite Earth Station Equipment

February 14, 2019 – Comtech EF Data Corp. received a delivery order in support of the recently awarded contract from the US Naval Warfare Systems Command. This latest delivery order, against the $59.0 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (“IDIQ”) contract, is for $1.8 million. The delivery order specified Comtech EF Data’s SLM-5650B Satellite Modems and firmware…

February 2019

  • Thaicom Signs Long-term Contract with TrueVisions
  • Newtec Boosts Affordable Broadband across Asia-Pacific on Kacific1
  • STCS Launches First iDirect DVB-S2X Network in Middle East
  • New Shepard Successfully Flies 8 NASA Research & Technology Payloads to Space

and more…

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