Satellite News

  1. NASA Piggybacks Spectrograph On Comm Satellite To Study Ionosphere’s RF Disruption
    1/9/2018

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is set to launch its Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission to study Earth's near-space environment and better understand what disrupts radio signals and satellites used for communications and the Global Positioning System (GPS) for radio navigation.

  2. Reaper/Predator UAV Performs In-Flight, Multiple-Spot Beam Switching On Intelsat EpicNG Satellite
    11/28/2017

    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used by the United States Air Force have shown the capability to switch between multiple spot beams on the Intelsat EpicNG high-throughput satellite network.

  3. Hughes To Handle Ground Network System For OneWeb’s Global Internet Services
    11/7/2017

    Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has signed a contract for $190M with OneWeb for the production of a ground network system, supporting OneWeb's constellation of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites in its mission to bring affordable broadband service to millions of households, schools and other end users around the world.

  4. Infostellar Launching 'Airbnb For Satellite Antennas'
    9/19/2017

    Tokyo-based startup Infostellar plans to share idle antenna access among the global small satellite community, similar to how Airbnb lets people rent out unused living spaces to travelers.

  5. Inmarsat's European Short-Haul Wi-Fi Satellite Launches
    6/29/2017

    Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has confirmed the successful launch of its S-band satellite (Inmarsat S EAN) for the European Aviation Network (EAN).

  6. Is Apple Trying To Break Into Satellite Internet?
    4/25/2017

    Apple has reportedly hired two former executives of Google's defunct satellite internet unit, which suggests that Apple may be planning to get a similar project off the ground and up into orbit.

  7. Kymeta Raises $73.5 Million Ahead Of mTenna Satellite Antennas Commercial Trial
    4/11/2017

    Kymeta Corporation, a metamaterials-based antenna technology startup based in Redmond, Wash., has raised $73.5 million in financing to develop and commercialize its software-steered antennas for the global mobile communications market.

  8. New NASA Radar Technique Finds Lost Lunar Spacecraft
    3/9/2017

    Finding derelict spacecraft and space debris in Earth's orbit can be a technological challenge. Detecting these objects in orbit around Earth's moon is even more difficult.

  9. Intelsat, OneWeb Merge Into First "Truly Global Broadband Company"
    3/3/2017

    Satellite services provider Intelsat SA is merging with OneWeb Ltd. in a share-for-share transaction to build the world’s first truly global broadband network, combining OneWeb’s constellation of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites with Intelsat’s fleet of geostationary orbit (GEO) satellites.

  10. Inmarsat, Actility To Launch Global Low-Power IoT Network
    2/10/2017

    Satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat and Internet of Things (IoT) network solutions provider Actility are launching a global network of land-based, low-power IoT devices connected to a satellite communications network.