Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Launches Space & Sensing Systems Division

June 5, 2019 – Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. has launched a Space & Sensing Systems division at its Cypress, CA headquarters. The new division will sell satellite on-board equipment, including solar array panels, lithium-ion batteries, and RF equipment. The division will also sell the company’s Mobile Mapping System (MMS) and centimeter-level high-accuracy positioning receiver (AQLOC). MMS…

Inmarsat Orders 3 New GX Satellites from Airbus

May 30, 2019 – Airbus has signed a contract with Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, to design, manufacture and build the first in their next generation of geostationary Ka-band satellites, Inmarsat GX7, 8 & 9. The three satellites are the first to be based on Airbus’ new OneSat product line, which…

Viasat Delivers 18-Inch Ka-band IFC Antenna System

May 29, 2019 – Viasat Inc. announced the availability of its new Ka-band Global Aero Terminal (GAT-5518) to provide in-flight connectivity (IFC) services on government and business aviation aircraft – from government-focused Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and fixed-wing military platforms to VIP business and corporate jets. The compact terminal delivers the industry’s highest data rates for an 18…

Marlink Extends Partnership with Newtec to Enhance its Global VSAT Network

May 29, 2019 – Newtec and Marlink, the world’s leading provider of end-to-end managed connectivity and IT solutions for enterprise and maritime industries, have extended their partnership to future-proof Marlink’s global VSAT network. As the confirmed Number 1 maritime VSAT provider in the industry, Marlink will adopt the Newtec Dialog® platform to evolve and enhance its industry-leading VSAT services…

Arianespace to Orbit Spanish SEOSat/Ingenio EO Satellite

May 20, 2019 – Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA/Earth Observation Programs directorate) announced the signature of a launch services contract with a Vega launcher for SEOSat (Spanish Earth Observation SATellite) for Spain’s Center for Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI – Centro para el Desarrollo Technologico Industrial). SEOSat/Ingenio is a high-resolution optical imaging mission of Spain –…