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…

August 2018

  • Eutelsat Partners with Intelsat and SES in U.S. C-band Spectrum Proposal
  • Bangladesh Opens Satellite Ground Stations
  • mu Space Makes History for Asia with Successful Blue Origin Flight
  • Arianespace Orbits Four More Galileo Satellites

and more…


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…